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In 1994, American Century Investments' founder, James E. Stowers Jr., and his wife Virginia dedicated the vast majority of their net worth to create the Stowers Institute for Medical Research (SIMR) .
The Institute owns a controlling interest in American Century. Through this unique ownership structure, dividend payments ensure the ongoing support of important work that can improve human health and save lives. Since 2000, those payments have totaled $1.7 billion.*