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Major Funders

Private Support

Gifts from the following supporters have shaped theoretical physics at Caltech, helping outstanding scholars pursue bold ideas and launch influential careers.

  • The Sherman Fairchild Foundation
  • The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Gordon and Betty Moore
  • The Kavli Foundation and Fred Kavli
  • The Simons Foundation
  • John A. McCone
  • IBM Corporation
  • The Caltech Associates
  • The Ronald and Maxine Linde Foundation and Ronald and Maxine Linde
  • The estate of Earle C. Anthony
  • The estate of Ruth S. Tolman
  • Michael Scott
  • The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
  • David and Ellen Lee
  • David and Barbara Groce
  • Thomas J. Watson
  • The Weingart Foundation
  • Harold Brown
  • Dominic Orr
  • The Caltech Physics, Mathematics and Astronomy Chair's Council

For information about giving at any level, please contact Ann Rho at arho@caltech.edu, 626.395.4223, or 877.CALTECH (877.225.8324).

Public Funding

The National Science Foundation, the Department of Energy, the Department of Defense, and other agencies support aspects of theoretical physics research at Caltech.