Giving Tuesday - Announcing 2019 Military and Veterans Grants
DEC 03, 2019

Supporting our Nation’s Military and Veteran Community this Giving Tuesday


Washington, D.C. This Giving Tuesday the Foundation is pleased to announce $277,500 in 2019 grants from the Rumsfeld Foundation and Rumsfeld Family Fund to military charities assisting active duty troops, veterans, the wounded, their families and the families of the fallen. The efforts of this year’s grant recipients fall under the Foundation’s key focus areas including veteran employment and civilian transition, outdoor rehabilitative activities, and support for military spouses and children, wounded veterans and the Special Operations Community. Please consider the organizations featured on the Foundation’s partners page for your #GivingTuesday contributions.

We are delighted to announce our 2019 military charity grantees this Giving Tuesday and to highlight their important activities which we will be supporting in the coming year. From higher education preparatory courses for transitioning veterans to Congressional fellowship programs to healing retreats, we look forward to supporting a wide array of unique, innovative and impactful programming for our nation’s military and veteran communities in partnership with these top rate organizations throughout 2020,” said Sarah Tonucci, Executive Director of the Foundation.

Since its establishment in 2007, the Rumsfeld Foundation has provided grants totaling over $5.9 million to organizations supporting U.S. service members, veterans and their families.

All of Donald Rumsfeld's profits from the sales of his memoir, Known and Unknown, and the Churchill Solitaire app are contributed to the military charities the Foundation supports. To date, these profits have totaled more than $755,000.

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Media Contact: Sarah Tonucci
Executive Director, Rumsfeld Foundation
(202) 944-1304


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