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 Foundation’s 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.

Web Address

www.simonsfoundation.org

Social Media Links

Twitter - @SimonsFdn

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Recent News from Simons Foundation


Amid growing income disparities, Silicon Valley nonprofit aims to redirect donors to their own ...
Foundation: Sobrato Family Foundation, Packard Foundation, Simons Foundation

But local philanthropy is lagging, nonprofit leaders say. “Silicon Valley is home to more than 86,000 millionaires and billionaires – and many...more

Faculty and Staff Briefs: September 2019
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Paolo Aluffi, Ph.D. (Mathematics) won a Simons Foundation Collaboration Grant for Mathematicians for his proposal “Characteristic Classes and...more

A Look at how one Mega-donor Chooses to be Actively Involved in his Giving
Foundation: Simons Foundation

This article originally appeared in Philanthropy Daily on July 29, 2019. Of all the projects philanthropists fund, perhaps the least controversial...more

Marilyn Simons takes a solo turn in philanthropy
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Together the couple oversees their philanthropic Simons Foundation dispensing hundreds of millions of dollars each year to “advance the frontiers...more

Stony Brook University Gets Historic $25 Million Gift
Foundation: Simons Foundation

The annual event honored Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation's premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving...more

Gala Honoring Dr. Marilyn Hawrys Simons Raises Record $28.2 Million
Foundation: Rauch Foundation, Simons Foundation

... recognized Dr. Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation's premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving progress in...more

Stars of Stony Brook University Gala Honoring Dr. Marilyn Hawrys Simons Raises Record $28.2 ...
Foundation: Rauch Foundation, Simons Foundation

... Dr. Simons for her leadership as president of one of the nation's premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving .... Philanthropy that supports Stony Brook University's programs and...more

Quant pioneer James Simons on math, money, and philanthropy
Foundation: Simons Foundation

... theoretical computer science, astrophysics, computational biology, and quantum physics, science is always at the core of Simons'...more

Simons Foundation President Marilyn Hawrys Simons To Be Honored at Stars of Stony Brook Gala
Foundation: Simons Foundation

... leadership as president of one of the nation's premier philanthropic institutions devoted to driving progress in basic ... from the American Chemical Society, New York honoring her for...more

Applications Invited for Sigma Xi Student Science and Engineering Research Grants
Foundation: Simons Foundation

Through the Sigma Xi Grants-in-Aid of Research program, the society ... Simons Foundation Seeks LOIs for Marine Microbial Research...more



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