The Rosenbaum Foundations were founded
in 1982 by Gabriella Rosenbaum and her daughters.
Historically, our resources have been concentrated in pursuing
substantial advances in a limited number of important areas
through innovative, multi-year projects which contribute to
the quality of life, both concrete and abstract, important to
Since mathematics is the language of,
and underlying structure for, the current renaissance in the
sciences with their myriad technological applications, a
primary mission of the Gabriella and Paul Rosenbaum Foundation
has been support for basic research in the mathematical
sciences. Foundation grants have gone to key researchers whose
broad and deep knowledge of their fields also illuminates
neighboring and even distant disciplines.
A concomitant Foundation thrust
engages education. The alarmingly poor mathematics competency of students
has drawn the Foundation into studying this problem and
working to find solutions. The success of
Foundation projects concerned with K-12 mathematics education
has necessarily grown to national importance.
Madge Rosenbaum Goldman, President