The Henry Luce Foundation seeks to enrich public discourse by promoting innovative scholarship, cultivating new leaders, and fostering international understanding.
Established in 1936 by Henry R. Luce, the co-founder and editor-in-chief of Time, Inc., the Luce Foundation advances its mission through grantmaking and leadership programs in the fields of Asia, higher education, religion and theology, art, and public policy.
We believe in the power of innovative ideas and mutual understanding to effect meaningful change. Through a diverse range of initiatives that focus on research in action, leadership, and creative cross-pollination, the Henry Luce Foundation works to bring people together across boundaries and borders to develop new insights and address the urgent challenges facing humanity. Read more about our guiding principles.