Mary-Christine (M.C.) Sungaila
“Donating to RAND and participating on the Institute for Civil Justice Board of Overseers has been rewarding to me both personally and professionally. I enjoy supporting RAND's rigorous and objective research, and feel that I am making a difference in policy debates that matter. Moreover, the level of
intellectual engagement and opportunities for networking among top legal and business minds has been invaluable to me and my firm.”
Past Featured Donors
Ann McLaughlin Korologos
"RAND and the Pardee RAND Graduate School are unique and innovative institutions at which I've met some of the world's most cutting-edge researchers and talented students...The collaboration of these great thinkers puts RAND at a singular advantage in delivering sound policy analysis and effective solutions that make a positive difference in people's lives."
"During a time of unprecedented polarization and contentious debate, it is refreshing to come to RAND and hear objective, nonpartisan discussions focused
on solutions. I support RAND because I know I am investing in people and ideas that can address today's greatest challenges and have a positive impact on my family, my community, my world."
Guilford and Diane Glazer
"For more than 45 years, we have shared a passion for improving the world. Our commitments have driven us to focus on foreign relations, seeking creative approaches to bringing together people with different worldviews."
James A. Greer II
"For 25 years, RAND has given me invaluable insights into many social and legal issues, enhancing my ability to advise the clients of my law firm. Including RAND in my estate planning has allowed me to increase my support beyond what I can give during my lifetime."
"Our family has remained engaged with RAND since the days when my father-in-law worked there as a senior economist. It has been wonderful to see RAND broaden the scope of its research agenda and retain a very high quality and independent spirit."
James E. Rohr
"Businesses and communities around the globe have always faced many challenges. What makes today different is that we are more interconnected than ever, and the pace of change is unprecedented. For those reasons, we established the PNC Chair in Policy Analysis at RAND to support new research on emerging or underappreciated issues. "
"Happy 40th Anniversary, Pardee RAND Graduate School! I am delighted to support an institution that contributed significantly to my intellectual and career development. The broad vision and skills that I gained at the school have helped me bring about extensive change in the public sector, private sector, and NGOs to improve quality of life."
Mary Kay and James D. Farley
"My husband and I decided to fund a largescale
analysis, using scientists at RAND and UCLA, to identify
the criteria for best end-of-life treatments. It is our hope that
patients with terminal illnesses will be treated effectively,
efficiently, and empathetically by teams of well-trained
Younes and Soraya Nazarian
"Our family is proud to sponsor recent RAND work in Israel to
explore energy alternatives and to aid the Israeli government
with long-range planning. We are heartened to see that Israeli
officials are now eager for RAND to conduct more research
there on a variety of subjects."
Tom and Laura Rockwell
"I am funding the Rockwell Prize for the development of innovative policy analysis to try in a small way to pass on to a new generation some of the blessings that RAND's faith in me helped bring into my own life."
Donald B. and Susan Rice
"Susan and I were really pleased to be able to support PRGS with a special multiyear grant, supporting three fellowships each year for five years. We like helping PRGS attract the most outstanding students for the next generation of public policy researchers. "
"We are honored to be working in partnership with RAND to establish the Samueli Institute Fund for Policy Studies in Integrative Medicine at RAND. We believe this fund will make possible the type of high-quality research needed to answer the tough questions and to design effective policies. "
Cyrus Tang, Member emeritus, RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy
"After my long association with RAND as a member of the Center for Asia Pacific Policy Advisory Board, it is with great honor that I announce the donation of $2 million from the Cyrus Chung Ying Tang Foundation to the RAND Center for Asia Pacific Policy to establish the Tang Institute for U.S.-China Relations."
"Solving complex problems requires an open mind as much as a disciplined one, and often involves a ‘eureka' moment. RAND provides the environment for just that kind of breakthrough thinking."
Alexander L. Cappello, Board member of the RAND Center for Middle East Public Policy
"I support RAND because there is no institution with more intellectual
capacity working to understand the complex issues confronting our world."