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Grants & Resources

For Grantees and Grantseekers

Grant Making Process

Grantmaking Process

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation awards grants through a variety of processes, including foundation-initiated invitations to apply, re-granting competitions that are administered by intermediary organizations and open competitions that are run by DDCF staff using request-for-proposal and peer-review processes. Occasionally, the foundation also supports small, opportunistic grants that are more broadly related to the programs' missions. 

What We've Funded

What We've Funded

Explore our grantee database to learn more about the work we’ve funded since 1997.

Open Grant Competitions

See open competitions and funding opportunities below.

Funding Area
Grant Opportunity
There are no open competitions at this time.


Explore resources such as our grantmaking policies and guidelines, websites containing funding opportunities, field studies and reports, webinars and toolkits, FAQs and evaluation information.

Grantee Spotlight

"When the lights go up on a stage and an audience is watching a play for the first time, you need to find something that is emotionally true."
Lauren Yee
Playwright and Doris Duke Artist