Aspen Institute

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. David has provided support to Aspen’s China Fellows Program. Resnick Aspen Action Forum: Reflections on the 13th Amendment — Then and Now Aspen Ideas Festival: Videos/Audio of David M. Rubenstein

DC Public School Student Scholarships through Economic Club of Washington, D.C.

David and the Economic Club have presented more than 100 graduating seniors from D.C. schools with scholarships, helping to make it possible for them to pursue higher education opportunities. David M. Rubenstein/Economic Club of Washington, D.C. Scholarship Program The Economic Club Education Initiatives

DC Public Schools Educator Awards

The Rubenstein Awards for Highly Effective Educators honours excellent teachers, school leaders and support staff and aides with an award of $5,000. The Excellence in Teaching Awards recognize the outstanding achievement and dedication of seven DCPS teachers with a $10,000 prize. Awards are funded by David, and winners are recognized at the annual Standing Ovation… Continue reading DC Public Schools Educator Awards

Duke Athletics

Duke Athletics is the athletic division of Duke University. In 2012, David made a donation to support the priorities of Duke Athletics outlined in Duke Forward, the $3.25 billion university-wide fundraising campaign. Duke University Blue Devils | Official Athletics Site — David Rubenstein Gives $10 Million to Duke Athletics

Duke University

David is a 1970 magna cum laude graduate of Duke University and a tireless advocate for Duke students, faculty and alumni. David was elected to the Duke University Board of Trustees in 2005, and has served as Chair since 2013. His contributions to the university have helped improve campus life through numerous renovation and construction… Continue reading Duke University

Duke University Arts Center

David made a contribution to help fund the construction of Duke’s new Arts Center. The 71,000-square-foot facility, which is expected to be completed by summer 2017, is the largest single arts investment Duke has ever made. The gift helps create and sustain programs, activities and performances across the range of performing and visual arts at… Continue reading Duke University Arts Center

Duke Jewish Life

Jewish Life at Duke serves as home away from home for students, priding itself on providing a welcoming community for students to explore their identity, celebrate their culture, and engage with Judaism in a real and tangible way. David has donated to Jewish Life at Duke to expand programming, fund building renovations and enhance the… Continue reading Duke Jewish Life

Duke University Libraries

In 2011, David made a gift to Perkins Library allowing renovations that transformed the library into a state-of-the-art research facility. In recognition of his gift, the special collections library was renamed the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library. Duke Libraries David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library Duke Libraries Receive $13.6 Million… Continue reading Duke University Libraries

Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy

The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University educates tomorrow’s leaders and improves the quality of public policymaking through teaching, research, professional training, and policy and community engagement. In 2013, David made a gift that provides graduate fellowships, undergraduate internships and establishes a fund to increase the school’s engagement with public policy. Duke University… Continue reading Duke University Sanford School of Public Policy

Duke Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative

In 2012, David donated funds to help catalyze Duke’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative, which creates courses and opportunities for students interested in social entrepreneurship. Duke Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative Rubenstein Gives to Duke’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Initiative