At the end of 2023, the Kendeda Fund will wrap up three decades and more than $1 billion dollars of grant making on many of the most challenging issues of our time – from climate change and land conservation, to girls’ rights and gun violence prevention, to the creation of a more racially just and equitable economy for all.

Diana's decision to spend out rather than operate in perpetuity is not unique. Many other philanthropists, from Julius Rosenwald to Chuck Feeney, long-ago demonstrated the power of “giving while living” strategies. But the context in which Diana’s giving unfolded and the methods she used to carry it out, were entirely her own.

Diana’s 30-year philanthropic journey unfolded organically, over three informal phases.

Learn more about the three phases of Kendeda's giving journey...

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30 years of grantmaking visualized