The Broad Foundation Fact Sheet


To ensure that every student in an urban public school has the opportunity to succeed.


Headquarters: Los Angeles    
Founder: Eli Broad  
Gregory McGinity, Executive Director
Assets: $2.6 billion (includes The Eli and Edythe Broad Foundation and The Broad Art Foundation)  


General areas of investment:
  • Transformative federal and state policy
  • Groundbreaking innovation in teaching and learning
  • Strong leadership
  • Redesigned, high-performing institutions
  Geographic scope of investment:
Domestic investments at local, state and national levels that impact K-12 public education

1999 is the year The Broad Foundation's education investments began
More than $600 million in commitments since 1999
Largest grant: $30.7 million to School Information Partnership
Districts with largest foundation investments: New York City, District of Columbia Public Schools, Chicago Public Schools

Board of Governors

Eli and Edythe Broad

David Baltimore

President Emeritus and Professor of Biology, California Institute of Technology

Henry G. Cisneros
Chairman, City View America
Former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

Robert A. Day
Chairman, Trust Company of the West

Paul N. Frimmer
Partner, Loeb and Loeb LLP

Jana W. Greer
President and CEO, SunAmerica Retirement Markets, Inc.

Suzanne Nora Johnson
Former Vice Chairman, The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Former Chairman, Global Markets Institute

Bruce Karatz
President, BK Capital LLC

Krent Kresa

Chairman Emeritus, Northrop Grumman

  Barry Munitz
Chancellor Emeritus, California State University, Los Angeles
Former President, The J. Paul Getty Trust

Roderick R. Paige
Former U.S. Secretary of Education

Paul G. Pastorek
The Broad Center Board of Directors

Richard J. Riordan

Former Secretary of Education, State of California
Former Mayor, City of Los Angeles

Morton O. Schapiro
President, Northwestern University

Andrew Stern
Ronald O. Perelman Senior Fellow, Columbia University
Former President, Service Employees International Union

Lawrence H. Summers
Former Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
Director, National Economic Council
Former President, Harvard University
Former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury

Jay S. Wintrob
Chief Executive Officer, Oaktree Capital Group, LLC



updated December 2014