Why does RAND need money?

RAND is nonprofit, nonpartisan, and committed to the public interest. We rely on philanthropic support to take the long view and tackle the questions that may be too big, too complex, or too new for our clients to address. Philanthropic contributions support our ability to imagine and prepare for what’s next.

What is the Alumni Impact Fund?

The Alumni Impact Fund (AIF) provides the entire RAND family with an opportunity to help RAND researchers extend the reach of projects with the potential for greater impact. Together, we have raised more than $686,000 during the past six AIF campaigns.

What is the Policy Society?

The Policy Society is a leadership giving group. The purpose of the Policy Society is to encourage annual gifts that provide a foundation of support for RAND’s most immediate needs. The Society engages influential thinkers, philanthropists, and individuals who want to actively make a difference.

Will all types of gifts and pledges be counted?

Gifts and written pledges from all philanthropic resources, including individuals, foundations, realized planned gifts, and bequests, will count towards the campaign goal beginning October 1, 2017.

I REPRESENT A FOUNDATION. WHOM SHOULD I CONTACT ABOUT MAKING A GIFT?

If you are representing a foundation, please contact Christine Lanoie-Newman, Executive Director of Development, Foundation Relations, at [email protected].

HOW CAN I UPDATE MY CONTACT INFORMATION?

To update your contact information with RAND, please email [email protected].

HOW CAN I INCLUDE RAND IN MY WILL?

When writing a will or living trust, donors can specify that they would like their estate to benefit RAND. Donors may leave a bequest to RAND or plan their giving strategy as part of their estate. For information about how to include RAND in your estate plans, please contact Sylvia Dsouza at [email protected] or (310) 393-0411, x6577.

IS MY GIFT TAX DEDUCTIBLE?

RAND is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Tax ID 95-1958142. Gifts to RAND are tax deductible as allowed by law.

HOW CAN I FIND OUT IF MY EMPLOYER HAS A MATCHING GIFTS PROGRAM?

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