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June 11, 2020
The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) and Partners to Increase Funding for Covid-19 Recovery
Today, the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Ford Foundation, W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced a joint commitment to increase their payouts to nonprofit organizations with over $1.7 billion over approximately two years to help stabilize and sustain a nonprofit sector facing devastating economic effects due to the global pandemic and epidemic of social injustice. This financial commitment represents new funding above the previously approved budgets by each foundation's board. Each foundation will determine priorities for the distribution of the new funds based on its grantmaking guidelines and priorities.
Shangri La is a program of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation through the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art.
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