The Starr Foundation

Press Releases

  • Oct. 18, 2016
  • The Starr Foundation Donates $25,000 for Cuban Relief Efforts Following Hurricane Matthew Destruction.
  • Sept. 13, 2016
  • The Starr Foundation grantee, Charles M. Rice, Professor of Virology at Rockefeller University, has won the Lasker Award for groundbreaking work on the hepatitis C virus.

  • June 16, 2016
  • The Starr Foundation Announces $16 million Award to the Yale World Fellows Program.
  • Dec. 29, 2015
  • Ta Chun (T.C.) Hsu, President Emeritus and Director of The Starr Foundation Dies at 97.
  • May 10, 2014
  • The Starr Foundation President, Florence Davis, addressed the Class of 2014 at Sewanee: The University of the South. Ms. Davis was awarded an honorary degree (Doctor of Civil Law) at the baccalaureate ceremony.
  • Apr. 20, 2014
  • The Starr Foundation Makes $25 Million Challenge Gift to Hebrew Home at Riverdale as Part of a $100 Million Endowment Campaign for the Nursing Home's Centennial in 2017.
  • Apr. 4, 2013
  • The 100,000 Homes Campaign powered by Community Solutions (a Starr Foundation grantee) has posted a spotlight interview with The Starr Foundation President, Florence Davis, on their website.
  • Feb. 1, 2013
  • The Starr Foundation's Sixth Starr Cancer Consortium Announces $5 Million in Awards
  • May 4, 2012
  • The Starr Foundation Announces $10 Million Grant to University of Miami Miller School of Medicine's Interdisciplinary Stem Cell Institute
  • Jan. 31, 2012
  • The Starr Foundation Announces Renewed Support of $55 Million for the Starr Cancer Consortium
  • March 3, 2011
  • The Starr Foundation Announces Donation of $300 Million Since 1980 through the C.V. Starr Scholarship Fund Program.
  • May 26, 2010
  • The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (a Starr Foundation grantee) has posted a video higlighting IIRR's Pastoralist Education Program, which provides access to quality education for nomadic and marginalized communities, especially focusing on women and girls.

  • May 26, 2010
  • The Starr Foundation Makes $20 Million Gift to New York Law School's Capital Campaign
  • May 26, 2010
  • Weill Cornell Medical College, a Starr Foundation Grantee, Breaks Ground for New Medical Research Building in NYC
  • Mar. 4, 2010
  • The Starr Foundation Approves $2 Million Grant to the National World War II Museum
  • Feb. 3, 2010
  • Marion Breen
  • Jan. 20, 2010
  • Weill Cornell Medical College, a Starr Foundation Grantee, Announces New Way to Generate Abundant Functional Blood Vessel Cells From Human Stem Cells
  • July 7, 2008
  • $5 Million Gift by The Starr Foundation Establishes the Starr Directorship of the Research and Academic Program at the Clark Art Institute
  • May 19, 2008
  • The Starr Foundation Awards $2.25 Million to Young Audiences for Nation-Wide Arts-Education Program
  • May 15, 2008
  • The Starr Foundation Makes $300,000 gift to Columbia University's C. V. Starr East Asian Library
  • Sept. 10, 2007
  • The Starr Foundation Sponsors Exhibition of Georges Seurat Drawings at New York's Museum of Modern Art
  • Sept. 9, 2007
  • The Starr Foundation Makes $500,000 Grant for Vital Programs at Queens Library
  • July 20, 2007
  • $12.5-Million Challenge Grant made byThe Starr Foundation Leads to Creation of New York City Acquisition Fund
  • June 13, 2007
  • Weill Cornell Medical College Announces Gifts Totaling $400 Million, including $25 Million from The Starr Foundation
  • June 2, 2007
  • World Trade Center Memorial Foundation Announces Major Donors: The Starr Foundation leads with $25 million Gift
  • May 21, 2007
  • The Starr Foundation Awards $1.5 Million for Arts-Education Program
  • May 4, 2007
  • NetsForLife Grant from The Starr Foundation Helps Fight Malaria in Africa
  • Mar. 29, 2007
  • New York City and Major Philanthropic Foundations Unveil Nation's First-Ever Conditional Cash Transfer Program
  • Mar. 5, 2007
  • The Starr Foundation Announces its Independent Committee Has Concluded Investigation
  • Mar. 5, 2007
  • Independent Committee of The Starr Foundation Announces Issuance of Its Report
  • Feb. 20, 2007
  • The Starr Foundation Awards $10 Million to New York's Cooper Union
  • Feb. 15, 2007
  • Cooper Union Receives $10 Million from The Starr Foundation to create the C.V. Starr Research Foundation,and to create and endow professorship and scholarships
  • Nov. 6, 2006
  • Carleton Receives $5 Million Grant from The Starr Foundation
  • Nov. 1, 2006
  • The Starr Foundation to Give Rockefeller $50 Million to Support Collaborations
  • Oct. 16, 2006
  • The Starr Foundation Gives Unprecedented $25 Million Grant to Expand Harlem Children's Zone Project
  • Sept. 28, 2006
  • $50 Million Gift to Advance Yale's China Collaborations
  • Sept. 21, 2006
  • The Starr Foundation Launches Multi-Institutional Cancer Consortium to Spur Transformation in Research and Treatment
  • Dec. 14, 2005
  • Grant from The Starr Foundation to the International Institute of Rural Reconstruction Supports Rural Development in Africa and Asia