Meeting Space Reservation Form

Please note: Due to the pandemic, our meeting space is unavailable at this time. We look forward to welcoming guests once we can do so safely.

To foster a spirit of collaboration among our partners, The Duke Endowment is pleased to offer our conference rooms to current and past grantees. If you are an Endowment grantee and would like to hold a meeting in our building, please complete the form below. We will contact you regarding availability and logistics during the pandemic.

Please review the Guidelines for conference center and meeting spaces.

Building and Meeting Resources

pdf – April 13, 2022

Guidelines for The Duke Endowment Conference Center & Meeting Spaces

Primary use of The Duke Endowment’s Conference Facilities includes meetings held by Endowment staff and grantee events initiated by the Endowment. Occasionally, eligible grantees may be permitted to use the Conference Facilities for events not related to the Endowment’s work.

pdf – July 20, 2021

Guidelines for the Heritage Conference Room

Adjacent to The Duke Endowment lobby, the Heritage Conference Room provides guests easy access to building services and a perfect meeting space for smaller groups.

Maximum Capacity: 10

pdf – July 20, 2017

Guidelines for the Washington Duke Conference Room

Perfect for mid-sized gatherings, the Washington Duke Conference Room is in the heart of our new building.

Maximum Capacity: 18

pdf – July 20, 2021

Guidelines for the Semans Conference Center

Named after James B. Duke's great niece and Endowment Trustee of 55 years, The Mary Duke Biddle Trent Semans Conference Center is a state-of-the-art, highly versatile space for mid- to large-size groups of almost any configuration.

Maximum Capacity: 144

pdf – July 20, 2021

Guidelines for the Benjamin N. Duke Conference Room

Oriented to capture natural light and overlooking the courtyard, the Benjamin N. Duke Conference Room is a perfect meeting space for small groups and committee meetings.

Maximum Capacity: 8

pdf – July 20, 2017

Our Building

Based in Charlotte and established in 1924 by James B. Duke, The Duke Endowment is a private foundation that strengthens communities in North Carolina and South Carolina.

pdf – July 20, 2017

Our Landscaping

Our simple and elegant landscaping reflects the ideals of our founder, featuring native plants, a "green" roof, courtyard reflecting pool and a cascading fountain at the building entrance.