As we come to the close of what has been a uniquely challenging year, we want to express our gratitude for the outpouring of support received since Secretary Rumsfeld’s passing. It goes without saying that we would not be where we are today without the vision, energy and generosity of our late founder, and of course his co-founder and beloved wife, Joyce.
We were delighted to interview our Board members for this closing blog post of the year to provide an opportunity for our community to learn more about the terrific individuals at the Foundation’s helm. Read on for interesting insights like their favorite leadership lessons and what they’ve learned from working with our founder, as well as their passion for the Foundation’s work and much more.
Washington, D.C. — The Rumsfeld Foundation is pleased to announce its annual grants to military and veterans organizations. This year the Foundation, in partnership with the Rumsfeld Family Fund, contributed over a quarter of a million dollars to non-profits supporting service members, veterans and their families.
In this latest Service Series post, we asked our friends at Warriors & Quiet Waters Foundation (WQW) to walk readers through one of their flagship programs for wounded veterans. Their Fishing Experience ─ called “FX” for short ─ brings together a small group of former service members from across the country for a unique and powerful week-long experience in Bozeman, Montana.
If you’ve picked up a copy of Rumsfeld’s Rules, you may recall reading the following lines, “I’ve found that many who excel at leadership learn from people who aren’t even alive. They read history, and most of all biographies....
Washington, D.C. – On September 23rd-24th the Rumsfeld Foundation hosted its ninth annual Graduate Fellowship Conference in Washington, D.C. with network members attending from across the country.
After Secretary Rumsfeld’s passing, the Foundation was heartened to receive an outpouring of condolences and thoughtful reflections from our founder’s many friends and colleagues around the world. Among them were touching messages of gratitude from our Fellowship alumni and the military charity partners we have worked with over the years. This blog post includes a sample of such testimonials which speak to the significant and enduring impact that Rumsfeld had on the lives of so many.
The Rumsfeld Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of its 2021-22 Graduate Fellows.
From May 17th-20th the Rumsfeld Foundation hosted a “Spring Series” comprised of daily virtual events for its Graduate Fellowship Network members across the country.