Grant Recipients

Climate Central, Inc.

Awarded: 11/11/2019

$250,000 over 2 years

To increase public understanding of climate change by equipping TV meterologists and journalists with information they can use to communicate the climate-weather connection.

Climate Central, Inc.

Awarded: 11/11/2019

$200,000 over 2 years

To increase public attention to the issue of sea level rise and adaptation of coastal wetland ecosystems by refining a high-resolution wetland change mapping tool.

Consensus Building Institute, Inc.

Awarded: 11/11/2019

$400,000 over 2 years

To support the development of a new field of practice focused on facilitating community-led managed retreat from sea level rise and other climate change risks.

Georgetown Climate Center at Georgetown University

Awarded: 11/11/2019

$200,000 over 2 years

To increase the capacity of jurisdictions considering managed retreat as an adaptation strategy to sea level rise and other climate change risks.

National Audubon Society, Inc.

Awarded: 11/11/2019

$300,000 over 2 years

To build the case for strong federal coastal resiliency policies and habitat protections.

2019 Physician Scientist Fellowship Awardees

Awarded: 10/10/2019

$1.98 million

In 2019, DDCF announced the nine subspecialty fellows receiving a total of $1.98 million in grants in the inaugural year of the Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship which aims to ...

2019 Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures Awardees

Awarded: 9/1/2019

Approximately $5 Million

In 2019, six projects were awarded a combined total of over $5 million in research funding to address the underlying cause of sickle cell disease, attacking it at its core ...

University of Southern California

Awarded: 8/1/2019

$100,000 over 1 year

To support six competitively selected journalists from around the country to participate with their California peers in the fourth Health Journalism Data Fellowship.

Dallas Foundation

Awarded: 7/15/2019

$500,000 over 4 years

To pilot the Texas Inclusive Economy Accelerator to strengthen cross-sector partnerships that advance the economic mobility and resilience of Texas residents living in low- and moderate-income communities.

2019 Doris Duke Artist Awards

Awarded: 7/9/2019

Up to $275,000 each to six artists

To empower, invest in and celebrate artists in the fields of contemporary dance, jazz and theater by offering flexible multi-year funding as a response to financial and funding challenges both ...

Social Finance, Inc.

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$1,750,000 over 4 years

To provide general operating support for the development and launch of "pay for success" projects that advance positive outcomes for children, families and communities and deliver energy efficiency retrofit solutions ...

New York Academy of Medicine

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$300,000 over 3 years

To launch the East Harlem Action Collaborative and develop a coordinated, resident-driven approach to reduce health inequalities and improve the health and well-being of children and families who live in ...