Endowment, Trust, and Other Long-term Investments Pool Description of Funds for the Year Ended December 31, 2008

 

Capital Contribution (Column 1 of Schedule 1–A)

I. Funds that Support the NAS

 

A. General Fund

 

Agassiz Fund—Bequest of Alexander Agassiz, a member of the Academy.

$50,000

Carnegie Fund—Balance of the original gift of $5,000,000 from the Carnegie Corporation of New York, for the purposes of the National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council, $1,725,000 of which has been used to cover the cost of the Academy building and the acquisition of other property.

3,275,000

Commonwealth Fund—A grant of the Commonwealth Fund for capital endowment of the Academy.

500,000

Carl Eckart Fund—Bequest of Carl Eckart received for the general purposes of the Academy.

1,246,366

Ford Foundation Fund—A grant of the Ford Foundation for capital endowment of the Academy.

5,000,000

Henrietta and Alexander Hollaender Fund—A bequest to the Academy from Dr. Alexander and Mrs. Henrietta Hollaender.

500,000

Grayce B.Kerr Fund—A grant from Grayce B.Kerr for the general purposes of the Academy.

250,000

Nealley Fund—Bequest of George True Nealley for the general purposes of the Academy.

19,556

Simon Ramo Fund—A gift from Simon Ramo for the general purposes of the Academy.

14,000

Rockefeller Foundation Fund—A grant of the Rockefeller Foundation to the National Academy of Sciences for the general purposes of the Academy.

1,000,000

Dorothea and Herbert Simon Fund—A gift from Dorothea and Herbert Simon for the general purposes of the Academy.

644,616

Sloan Foundation Fund—A grant of the Alfred P.Sloan Foundation for the general purposes of the Academy.

1,000,000

Amy Prudden Turner Fund—Bequest of Amy Prudden Turner for the general purposes of the Academy to serve as a memorial to her husband Scott and herself.

29,662

Anonymous Endowment Fund—A gift for the general purposes of the Academy from a donor who wishes to remain anonymous.

7,146,660

General Endowment Fund—Bequest of David Lloyd Fillman and others for the general purposes of the Academy. By action of the Council, the International Critical Tables were transferred into this fund during fiscal year 1976, and proceeds from the sale of the Audubon Folios were transferred in fiscal year 1981.

3,606,295

Members Endowment Fund—Contributions from various members to be used for the general purposes of the Academy.

2,717,179

Subtotal—General Fund

$26,999,334

B.Woods Hole

 

Peter C.Cornell Trust Fund—To memorialize Detlev W.Bronk, former member and president of the Academy, for his contributions to science and the nation and to recognize the leadership and notable accomplishments of John S.Coleman as a member of the Academy’s staff. The gift may be fully expended for its intended purpose.

$100,000

J.Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Fund—A gift for the Woods Hole Study Center of the NAS in honor of J.Erik Jonsson, one of the founders of Texas Instruments and a former mayor of Dallas. The donor wishes to remain anonymous.

2,002,500

Richard King Mellon Foundation Fund—Grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation for maintenance of the building and grounds at the Woods Hole Study Center.

50,000

Penzance Foundation Fund—A grant for the J.Erik Jonsson Woods Hole Study Center especially for support of the property’s Clark Carriage House.

502,500

Woods Hole Endowment—Contributions from the Brown Foundation and various individuals for maintenance of the Woods Hole Study Center.

971,400



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