Nathan Cummings Foundation

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The Nathan Cummings Foundation "owes its existence and inspiration to Nathan Cummings, who rose from impoverished beginnings to become the founder and guiding force of the Sara Lee Corporation." [1]

About

NCF "is rooted in the Jewish tradition and committed to democratic values and social justice, including fairness, diversity, and community. We seek to build a socially and economically just society that values nature and protects the ecological balance for future generations; promotes humane health care; and fosters arts and culture that enriches communities."

Entities funded

The NCF funds the Breakthrough Institute, and also American University climate communicator Matthew Nisbet.

In the past, it gave grants out to a number of colleges and organizations, including the Sierra Club, Tides Center, Rockridge Institute, Free Press, and SudanActivism.com (a project of American Anti-Slavery Group).

Personnel

Trustees

Accessed October 2008: [2]

Associates

Accessed October 2008: [3]


Contact Info

The Nathan Cummings Foundation
475 Tenth Ave, 14th Floor
New York, NY 10018
Web: http://www.nathancummings.org/

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles

References

  1. About, Nathan Cummings Foundation, accessed October 22, 2008.
  2. Trustees, Nathan Cummings Foundation, accessed October 22, 2008.
  3. Trustees, Nathan Cummings Foundation, accessed October 22, 2008.