John Templeton Foundation donations made to Cornell University

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Basic donor information

ItemValue
Country United States
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Templeton_Foundation
Facebook username TempletonFoundation
Websitehttps://www.templeton.org/
Donations URLhttps://www.templeton.org/grants
Twitter usernametempleton_fdn
Page on philosophy informing donationshttps://www.templeton.org/about/vision-mission-impact
Grant application process pagehttps://www.templeton.org/grants/apply-for-grant
Data entry method on Donations List WebsiteSQL insertion commands generated by script https://github.com/riceissa/templeton-foundation

This entity is also a donee.

Full donor page for donor John Templeton Foundation

Basic donee information

ItemValue
Country
Facebook page Cornell
Websitehttp://www.cornell.edu
Twitter usernameAtkinsonCenter
Wikipedia pagehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cornell_University
Instagram usernameCornellUniversity
Org Watch pagehttps://orgwatch.issarice.com/?organization=Cornell+University

Full donee page for donee Cornell University

Donor–donee relationship

Item Value

Donor–donee donation statistics

Cause areaCountMedianMeanMinimum10th percentile 20th percentile 30th percentile 40th percentile 50th percentile 60th percentile 70th percentile 80th percentile 90th percentile Maximum
Overall 2 274,738 654,869 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999
Genetics 1 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738 274,738
Natural Sciences 1 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999 1,034,999

Donation amounts by cause area and year

If you hover over a cell for a given cause area and year, you will get a tooltip with the number of donees and the number of donations.

Note: Cause area classification used here may not match that used by donor for all cases.

Cause area Number of donations Total 2013 2012
Natural Sciences (filter this donor) 1 1,034,999.00 1,034,999.00 0.00
Genetics (filter this donor) 1 274,738.00 0.00 274,738.00
Total 2 1,309,737.00 1,034,999.00 274,738.00

Graph of spending by cause area and year (incremental, not cumulative)

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Graph of spending by cause area and year (cumulative)

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Full list of donations in reverse chronological order (2 donations)

Amount (current USD)Amount rank (out of 2)Donation dateCause areaURLInfluencerNotes
1,034,999.0012013Natural Scienceshttps://templeton.org/grants/grant-database-- For project Coevolution, convergence, and the origins of biodiversity; Project leaders: Anurag Agrawal, Susanne Dobler. Affected regions: USA; affected countries: FIXME.
274,738.0022012Geneticshttps://templeton.org/grants/grant-database-- For project Genetically Modified Crops in Africa: Current State and Future Potential; Project leaders: Edward Mabaya,Ralph Christy. Affected regions: USA; affected countries: FIXME.