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Giving Profiles

Brandon Baker, Vice President of Development

Brandon Baker

From working phones for $250 gifts to leading a campaign to raise $250 million, Brandon Baker has a proven record of garnering philanthropic support to bring transformative ideas to life. Since August 2018, Brandon has been leading philanthropic efforts and strategy at RAND and working with the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He sees it as a way to give back. Learn about how Brandon sees philanthropy as a relationship »

Leonard Schaeffer

Leonard Schaeffer

Leonard Schaeffer, the founding chairman and CEO of WellPoint (now Anthem), is a longstanding RAND trustee and member of the RAND Health Advisory Board. He made a generous gift to endow RAND's employee recognition awards. The top two awards are now known as “Leonard Schaeffer Medals” in his honor. Watch this video to learn more about Leonard's passion for honoring excellence at RAND »

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2017 RAND Annual Report

2017 RAND Annual Report

RAND's 2017 Annual Report describes the many ways in which RAND uses rigorous, unbiased, evidence-based research and analysis to help people around the world lead lives that are safer and more secure, healthier and more prosperous. Read the Report »

Policy Circle

Policy Circle members at a RAND event

The RAND Policy Circle is a community of philanthropic individuals committed to supporting nonpartisan, objective research and analysis that lead to smarter decisions and better outcomes. Learn More »


RANDNext event attendees socializing

RANDNext is a network of early- to mid-career professionals interested in the policy issues that are shaping our world. Learn More »

One Night with RAND

RAND president and CEO Michael Rich with the 2017 One Night with RAND honorees Susan and Don Rice and Natalie Crawford

One Night with RAND is a special dinner and program that honors RAND's legacy while paying tribute to an individual or individuals who have made significant contributions in support of RAND's mission. Learn More »

Alumni Association

Alumni association members at an event

The RAND Alumni Association offers social and intellectual engagement opportunities to all current and former members of the RAND community. Learn More »

Politics Aside

V. Darleen Opfer and Laura Hamilton at RAND's Politics Aside event in Santa Monica, November 12, 2016

Politics Aside, an invitation-only, postelection event, engages policymakers, opinion leaders, philanthropists, and RAND's leading thinkers in a nonpartisan examination of pressing policy challenges. Learn More »

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