Outreach & Education

Outreach & Education initiatives extend the Simons Foundation core mission by disseminating scientific knowledge, engaging individuals in the process of science, promoting opportunities for learning science and math concepts, and, encouraging philanthropy that supports basic science research.

The Simons Foundation has supported a select number of organizations that work to advance the awareness and the understanding of the importance of science. Recipients of Simons Foundation support include the World Science Festival Foundation, MSRI’s National Math Festival, the National Museum of Mathematics, the Simons Summer Research Fellows, and the URECA Program at Stony Brook University.

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The Simons Foundation is a founding member of the Science Philanthropy Alliance, an important voice for discovery-driven research and a resource for philanthropists seeking guidance on how to support research in basic science.

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