Doris Duke Charitable Foundation



The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation was established since 1996 in memory of Doris Duke. The activities of the foundation is guided by her will, where she endowed her financial assets that totaled apporximately $1.6 bilion as of December 31, 2010.


The mission of the foundation is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants supporting perming arts, environmental conservation, medical research and the prevention of child abuse, and through preservation of the cultural and environmental legacy of Doris Duke's properties.



The foundation supports four national programs; the Arts Program, the Environment Program, the Medical Research Program, and the Child Abuse Prevention Program. They also support three properties owned by Doris Duke in Hillsborough, New Jersey; Honolulu, Hawaii; and Newport, Rhode Island.


Web Address

www.ddcf.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @DorisDukeFdn

Assets

$1,716,471,991 - 2010-12-31
$1,952,794,064 - 2006-12-31


Giving

$63,897,899 - 2010-12-31
$74,163,443 - 2006-12-31


Foundation Grants and Resources


  

Recent News from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


NEFA's National Dance Project Announces Annual Awards
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The New England Foundation for the Arts has awarded $1,790,000 through the National Dance Project (NDP) to support the creation of 20 new...more

Doris Duke Artist Awards Return, Breaking A Pledge To End After 5 Years
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

And so the Artist Awards have been resurrected as a core component of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's mission, with no expiration in...more

A Queens Latin Music Artist Brings New Jazz Sounds to New York City
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

A Queens Latin Music Artist Brings New Jazz Sounds to New York City ... Center for the Arts, located on campus at West 135th Street and Convent Avenue. ... Torres said he is honored to be a two-time...more

ICPP Receives $200000 Grant from Doris Duke Conservation Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The University's Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) recently received a two-year, $200,000 grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) in an effort to inspire a...more

ICPP Receives $200000 Grant from Doris Duke Conservation Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

According to the DDCF's website, their mission is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants that support the performing arts,...more

Wesleyan institute receives 2-year grant; Rushford to hold 5K race May 12; East Haddam ...
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

“As older infrastructure for arts support erodes, performing artists are developing inventive new models for sustaining a career,” said Sarah Curran, Managing Director of ICPP. “These case...more

NEFA Expands National Theater Project With Funding From Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

New England Foundation for the Arts announces plans to increase the impact of the National Theater Program, with help from a $750,000 two-year grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. NEFA...more

NEFA Expands National Theater Project With Funding From Doris Duke Charitable Foundation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

New England Foundation for the Arts announces plans to increase the impact of the National Theater Program, with help from a $750,000 two-year grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. NEFA...more

WCS announces $2.5 million in grants for climate adaptation
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The WCS Climate Adaptation Fund is made possible by a grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). This year's round of grant-making also builds on WCS's previous awards that funded a...more

Wyss, Doris Duke foundations renew partnerships with NAU's Landscape Conservation Institute
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Wyss Foundation

This program is funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, whose mission is to improve the quality of people's lives through grants...more





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