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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, 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.