The Campaign for Pardee RAND: Impact in Action

Before the Campaign for RAND was publicly announced on March 7, 2020, the school had reached out to — and confirmed the support of — several members of the Pardee RAND family. We are proud to feature these philanthropists and their generous contributions.

  • Frank and Marcia Carlucci

    Gift from Carlucci Family Anchors Pardee RAND Campaign

    Mar 11, 2020

    A $10 million gift from the family of Frank and Marcia Carlucci — a combination of current and planned giving — will endow scholarships, support the dean's priorities, and provide a title to the role of Pardee RAND dean.

  • Ann Korologos at a RAND Board of Trustees meeting at RAND's Santa Monica Headquarters in November 2015, photo by Diane Baldwin/RAND Corporation

    Ann Korologos: Expanding the Impact of RAND Research

    Jan 23, 2020

    Former Labor Secretary Ann Korologos has been a part of RAND for more than 20 years, as a leader on the Board of Trustees and as a donor. Her most recent gift includes $500,000 to support the Pardee RAND Graduate School and $2 million to help researchers build on timely studies and expand their impact.

  • Soledad O'Brien

    Soledad O'Brien: Supporting Diversity at the Pardee RAND Graduate School

    Sep 4, 2019

    Award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien gave more than $500,000 to the Pardee RAND Graduate School to support underrepresented minority students or first-generation college graduates. She named the scholarship after her parents, Edward and Estela, who inspired her.

  • Tim Wolf talks about his father at a memorial at RAND's headquarters in Santa Monica, Calif., January 26, 2017, photo by Diane Baldwin/RAND Corporation

    Tim Wolf: Carrying on His Family's Commitment to RAND

    Jul 9, 2019

    Charles Wolf, Jr. was an economist who spent more than 60 years at RAND and was the founding dean of what is now the Pardee RAND Graduate School. He and his wife, Theresa, included a $1 million bequest in their estate plans to support the school and its students. It's a commitment his son Tim plans to carry forward.

  • Frederick S. Pardee being thanked for his gift to RAND

    Fred Pardee’s $3 Million Gift Aims to Strengthen School’s Global Impact

    Sep 17, 2018

    A $3 million pledge from Frederick Pardee will expand the Pardee Initiative for Global Human Progress, integrate its efforts with the school's redesign, and help the school institutionalize a focus on global issues.

Philanthropy through the Years

Pardee RAND has benefitted from the generosity of our family for decades. Here are some of the major gifts and donations we have received in the past.