Effective April 25, 2019, the Biden Foundation suspended operations. Read more.
The Foundation is a 501c(3) nonprofit corporation incorporated in Delaware and headquartered in Washington, D.C.
The Biden Foundation is an educational foundation dedicated to ensuring that everyone — no matter their income level, race, gender, age, or sexuality — is treated with dignity and gets a fair shot at achieving the American Dream. The Foundation focuses on the foreign and domestic policy work that Vice President and Dr. Biden have devoted their lives to, initially including the Cancer Initiative, ongoing work to support equality for all, changing the culture around domestic and sexual violence and Dr. Biden’s work to increase access to high-quality affordable education in the United States and around the world.
The Foundation provides leadership developing solutions that protect and advance the rights and opportunities of all people. This includes convening the world’s foremost experts and thought leaders, as well as producing and elevating research and best practices.
The Biden Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation funded by donations listed on our website.
The list of donors contributing $1,000 or more is published on the Foundation’s website and will be updated quarterly.
The Foundation will only accept contributions from citizens, permanent residents of the United States including — if applicable — their affiliated private foundations, or donor-advised funds that identify the individual contributor. The Foundation will accept contributions from foundations.
The Foundation will only accept contributions from citizens and permanent residents of the United States including — if applicable — their affiliated private foundations or donor-advised funds, and corporate foundations. The Foundation is not accepting money from foreign citizens, foreign organizations or foreign countries.
The Vice President and Dr. Biden have asked Senator Ted Kaufman, Mark Gitenstein, Mark Angelson, Valerie Biden Owens and Jeff Peck to serve on the Board of the Foundation. They were chosen because they are trusted friends and advisors who share the Vice President and Dr. Biden’s commitment to championing progress and prosperity for American families.
No. They are providing their services without compensation and are not being paid.
Louisa Terrell serves as the Executive Director of the Biden Foundation. She works with former Senator Ted Kaufman and the members of the Board overseeing the development and programming of the Foundation.
While Vice President Biden will be working with the University of Delaware and the University of Pennsylvania, the Biden Foundation is not affiliated with any university at this time.