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Looking To The Future, Honoring the Past

Posted on February 20, 2001 by Nathan Cummings Foundation

In 1996, the Nathan Cummings Foundation hired historian Deborah Gardner to write a short book about the foundation: A FAMILY FOUNDATION: Looking To The Future, Honoring the Past. According to Charles R. Halpern, the president and chief executive officer at the time: This report describes the challenges the Cummings family faced in making the initial decisions about foundation goals and… Read More

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