Tracy and Catherine Wolstencroft

NET WORTH: Unknown


FUNDING AREAS: Humanitarian & Policy, Education & Youth, Community

OVERVIEW:  Tracy Wolstencroft and his wife Catherine move their philanthropy through the Wolstencroft Family Foundation, which gave away around $1 million in a recent year.

BACKGROUND: Tracy R. Wolstencroft graduated with a B.A. from Bowdoin College. He was a longtime partner at Goldman Sachs, where he worked for 25 years. He served as president and CEO of Heidrick & Struggles, and is currently president and CEO of the National Geographic Society (NGS).


HUMANITARIAN & POLICY: Wolstencroft has contributed to global nonprofit organizations with impact-driven missions. Wolstencroft is on the board of International Rescue Committee, which the family has given millions. He is a trustee of the Brookings Institution, and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, both of which the family has supported.

EDUCATION & YOUTH: Wolstencroft supports his alma mater Bowdoin College. Other grantees have included Greenwich Academy, Teachers College Annual Fund, and King’s Academy.

COMMUNITY: The Wolstencrofts have also supported organizations like Christ Church Greenwich, NYU Langone, and Jewish Health. The family have also supported National Geographic Society.

LOOKING FORWARD: The family does not spread their money particularly widely through their foundation, giving to a handful of organizations annually. Expect this to continue for now.


The Wolstencroft Family Foundation does not provide a clear avenue for getting in touch with the family but below is an address:

Wolstencroft Family Foundation
c/o Ayco Company, P.O. Box 15014
Albany, NY 12212