The Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation is a private foundation based in New York City, incorporated in 1994 by Jim and Marilyn Simons.

The Simons Foundationís mission is to advance the frontiers of research in mathematics and the basic sciences. We sponsor a range of programs that aim to promote a deeper understanding of our world.

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Recent News from Simons Foundation

Stony Brook University exceeds fundraising goal of $600 million, officials say
Foundation: Simons Foundation

“Philanthropy, and the generosity of our donors, provides the margin of excellence for an R1, AAU public research university like Stony Brook, during...more

Administrative Assistant, Communications
Foundation: Simons Foundation

A new Administrative Assistant, Communications job is available in New York, New York. Check it out on Inside...more

Through the Looking Glass with Silicon Valley Philanthropy
Foundation: Silicon Valley Community Foundation, Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

... the beleaguered Silicon Valley Community Foundation, speaks to the heart of the disconnect between Silicon Valley's wealthy and the needs of...more

A physics treasure hidden in the pattern of wallpaper
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The work was supported in part by the Simons Foundation (grants ERC DM 321031 and ONR-N00014-14-1), Nordita, the U.S. Department of...more

Internal Communications Coordinator
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The Simons Foundation is a private foundation established in 1994 in New York City by Jim and Marilyn Simons. With an annual grants and...more

Global Zero refutes Raimondo claim of 'dark money'
Foundation: Carnegie Corporation of New York, Skoll Foundation, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Simons Foundation

... Marciano Family Foundation, EarthSense Foundation, J.A. Clark Charitable Trust, Janelia Foundation and Santa Fe Community...more

World's largest autism grant will transform research landscape
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The largest research grant ever given for neurodevelopmental conditions has ... and their likelihood of developing additional mental health...more

Scientists find possible autism biomarker in cerebrospinal fluid
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The research was funded by grants from the National Institutes of Health (grants R21HD079095, R01HD087048, P51OD011107, R24OD010962 and the CNPRC base operating grant), the Simons Foundation, the...more

Still All-In: The "Trump Bump" to Journalism Giving Shows No Signs of Letting Up
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Most visibly, a spate of well-funded anti-fake news initiatives sprung up in the aftermath of a highly contentious election. Meanwhile, funders with a historically light footprint in journalism...more

The Latest Move By a Public-Private Partnership That Aims to "Transform" Medicine
Foundation: Simons Foundation, Helmsley Charitable Trust

... that have been developed with the help of philanthropic dollars. The Simons Foundation and Helmsley Charitable Trust also have data efforts under way to shine new light on autism and diabetes,...more

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