The Gerstner Family Foundation supports basic and translational biomedical research, access to an excellent education for young people in grades K-12, and organizations that assist people who have suffered temporary setbacks and need a “helping hand” to restore their equilibrium.


  • Announcing the LEDA Career Network
    August 9, 2017

    LEDA is proud to announce the launch of a new initiative, the LEDA Career Network. Made possible by the visionary support of the Gerstner Family Foundation, this new initiative will kick-off this week with the inaugural LEDA Career Institute, a four-day program serving 160 high-achieving, low-income students from 50 top colleges who have been selected as LEDA Career Fellows.

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The Gerstner Family Foundation was founded in 1989 by Louis V. Gerstner, Jr. and his family. The foundation is an expression of Mr. Gerstner’s strong personal commitment to give back to society, which he considers as important a part of his legacy as his exceptional career in business. Most of the foundation’s giving is in New York City, Boston and Palm Beach and their surrounding communities.

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