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Location and Hours

The Wenner-Gren Foundation offices are located at 655 Third Avenue in Manhattan, between 41st and 42nd Streets, and are open Monday through Friday (9:00am to 5pm EST).

Main Telephone: 1 212 683 5000

Application Requests and Submissions

The application process differs among the various grants and fellowships. Please consult the Programs page for detailed information on each program and its eligibility requirements and application procedures.

Information Requests

General inquiries about programs and other issues can be sent by e-mail to: , letter or telephone. Please consult the Staff Page if you would like contact details for a specific member of staff or program office


The president is available at times to meet with local and visiting anthropologists and grantees at our office in New York when appropriate; we are glad to discuss our programs, and we would like to hear about current or future projects. If you have a particular program or initiative you would like to discuss please e-mail the Foundation first with a brief description.