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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

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Recent News from Doris Duke Charitable Foundation


JooYeun Chang to Be Next Program Director for Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Child ...
Foundation: Casey Family Programs, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

“Her deep experience combined with an innovative outlook will build on an ... Foundation's Child Well-being Program aims to promote...more

Jazz Media Lab stations test new strategies for cultivating younger audiences - Current.org
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The three-year grant program backs five stations as they build digital platforms, sponsor intergenerational music collaborations and rethink...more

15 VP&S Physician-Scientists Receive Early-Career Funding to Support Research
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The awards are made possible largely by a grant awarded last year to the Office of Academic Affairs from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation...more

Harlem School Of The Arts Welcomes Pianist Adegoke Steve Colson South Arts Jazz Road ...
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The 58-year-old Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), located in New York ... Adegoke Steve Colson South Arts Jazz Road Creative Residencies...more

Land Trust Alliance and Open Space Institute Announce Nearly $400,000 in Grants to Help ...
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The grants, awarded to local land trusts and other nonprofits, are funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, J.M. Kaplan Fund, Jane's...more

MedTips November 2021 - Wexner Medical Center
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, John Templeton Foundation

DORIS DUKE CHARITABLE FOUNDATION GRANT SUPPORTS EQUITY IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH ... is one of 22 medical schools receiving $12.1 million in...more

School of Medicine receives funding to support researchers with COVID-19-related caregiving
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and its funding partners have come together to offer grants for U.S. medical schools that are evolving...more

Dance professor receives performing arts award of $275,000 - The Daily Illini
Foundation: Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

The award is given to “exemplary” artists of contemporary dance, jazz and theater. Oliver is the associate vice chancellor for Research and...more



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