Endowment, Trust, and Other Long–term Investments Pool
Description of Funds for the Year Ended December 31, 2011
Capital Contribution (Column 1 of Schedule 1–A)

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

971,400

Woods Hole Fund — Contributions from various individuals for maintenance of the Woods Hole Study Center.

12,874
Subtotal — Woods Hole $ 3,639,274

C. Presidents’ Committee FundEach of the following funds supports NRC programmatic efforts in areas related to the purpose specified by the fund’s donor(s) awarded by a committee consisting of the NAS, NAE, and IOM Presidents.

Basic Science Fund - Earth Sciences — Contribution from an anonymous donor to match a gift from the Palisades Geophysical Institution of New York. Together these contributions will be used to establish the Maurice Ewing and Planetary Sciences Fund of the National Academy of Sciences.

$ 503,231

Biology and Biotechnology Fund — Contributions from various individuals to be used for studies and other activities that address emerging research and policy issues affecting biology and biotechnology, especially cross–disciplinary aspects and those involving the interface of science, technology, and commerce and used for dissemination and outreach efforts that seek to inform policymakers about the findings of the results.

420,232

Thomas Lincoln Casey Fund — Bequest of Thomas L. Casey as a memorial to his father, Thomas Lincoln Casey, to be used in the advancement of engineering in all its applications.

258,081

The Coca–Cola Foundation Fund — A grant to be used for initiatives in precollege science and mathematics education.

50,000

Arthur L. Day Fund — A bequest of Arthur L. Day, a member of the Academy, for the purpose of advancing studies of the physics of the earth.

5,047,846

Cecil and Ida Green Fund — A gift from Cecil and Ida Green to be used to support activities dedicated to improving the quality of life of our people.

467,256

W. K. Kellogg Foundation Fund — A grant of the W. K. Kellogg Foundation for an endowment in the areas of education, health, and agriculture. The income will be used to fund studies and other activities within these program areas such as enhancing the quality of U.S. education, assuring access to quality health care, assessing the role of biotechnology in the future of agriculture, and similar issues as they arise.

20,000,000

Kobelt Fund * — Bequest of Nina I. Kobelt to be used for research scholarships for worthy students.

296,593

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Fund — A grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to endow a program of Academy-initiated studies.

1,000,000

George and Cynthia Mitchell Endowment for Sustainability Sciences — Contribution from the George and Cynthia Mitchell Foundation to be held and used by the Academy in perpetuity to guide academic, government and other institutions in the development of sustainability science and to encourage the world’s business community to apply knowledge from this new field in business practices.

20,000,000

George and Cynthia Mitchell Matching Endowment * — Contributions from public and private sources to be used to support the same purposes as the original George and Cynthia Mitchell Endowment for sustainability Sciences. Also, to raise funds to be eligible for a matching gift from George and Cynthia Mitchell.

114,750

Frank Press Fund for Dissemination and Outreach — Established with contributions from members of the Presidents’ Circle of the NAS, NAE, and the IOM, the income from the fund is to support a variety of dissemination and outreach activities that seek to share the Academy’s complex knowledge and resources with the policy making community and the general public.

1,167,255

* Denotes funds for which the contribution was not permanently restricted by the donor



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