Founders Day 2023


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"Throughout the whole history of science most of the really great discoveries which had ultimately proved to be beneficial to mankind had been made by men and women who were driven not by the desire to be useful but merely the desire to satisfy their curiosity"
–Abraham Flexner

The Institute for Advanced Study relies on private philanthropy to provide the largest part of its funding. 

Throughout each year, the IAS international community of scholars pushes the bounds of research through collective commitment to important work.

Founders Day is a celebration of these achievements and of the philanthropic legacy of our broad constituency of donors.  We are extremely grateful for your generous support.

Thank you.

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Materials related to the Institute’s founding are located here.