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Rumsfeld Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Rumsfeld Foundation

Washington, DC United States


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Celebrity: Business; Politics

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $8,583,088

Total giving: $2,010,271






Established in 2007 in DC - Founded by Donald H. Rumsfeld and Joyce P. Rumsfeld. Mr. Rumsfeld is a businessman who served as the C.E.O. of G.D. Serle & Co. and as Chair. of Gilead Svcs. He was the 13th Secretary of Defense under President Gerald Ford and the 21st Secretary of Defense under George W. Bush from 2001 to 2006. He has held numerous posts under the Nixon, Ford, Reagan and Bush administrations, including Special Envoy to the Middle East, and has served on a number of academic, philanthropic and institutional boards, including the Hoover Institution and the Project for the New American Century

Fields of Interest

  • Higher education
  • Human services
  • International relations
  • National defense
  • Philanthropy
Population Groups
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Military personnel
  • People with disabilities
  • Veterans

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $8,583,088 (market value)

Gifts received: $368,437

Expenditures: $2,385,910

Total giving: $2,010,271

Qualifying distributions: $2,223,163