Media Kit

Media Kit

  • Media Inquiries – Members of the media should contact news@surdna.org or call 212-557-0010 with all inquiries, including requests for interviews with the Foundation’s staff.
  • Surdna Boilerplate – The Surdna Foundation is a $1 billion private, national foundation that seeks to foster sustainable communities in the United States — communities guided by principles of social justice and distinguished by healthy environments, inclusive economies and thriving cultures. We seek to dismantle the structural barriers that limit opportunity for many, helping to create communities that are prosperous, culturally enriching and sustainable.
  • Logo – The Surdna Foundation’s logos may only be used by organizations that receive funds from the Foundation for such items as printed literature, signage, exhibits and displays, publications, interactive media, websites, sponsored program literature, joint publications, letterhead, news releases and/or announcements. Permission to use the Foundation’s name and/or logo by other organizations including vendors must be requested by contacting news@surdna.org. Please do not alter our logos. If options provided do not fit your needs, please contact news@surdna.org. Click here to download a .zip file containing Surdna’s logo in various file formats.
  • Fast Facts
    • The Surdna Foundation was established by John Emory Andrus in 1917.
    • Our current endowment stands at over $1 billion.
    • Grants awarded during fiscal year 2018 (7/1/17 – 6/30/18) totaled $37,210,000.
    • The president of Surdna is Don Chen (as of November 1, 2018).
    • The Foundation is headquartered in New York City, but grantmaking is national in scope.
    • The Foundation currently supports three program areas: including Inclusive Economies, Sustainable Environments and Thriving Cultures.