The Science Philanthropy Alliance (the “Alliance”) announced that Valerie Conn will become Executive Director of the organization effective July 1, […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a community of funders who work together to inspire new, emerging and current philanthropists to dedicate a portion of their philanthropy to basic science. Alliance members act both as champions and advisors to other philanthropists to ensure more private funding is earmarked for the kinds of research initiatives that have led to the scientific, technological and medical breakthroughs that fuel our technology and information-driven economy of the 21st century.
Why Basic Science?
Inside Philanthropy describes the Rita Allen Foundation’s science giving program. The Rita Allen Foundation focuses its science research grantmaking on […]
Wudan Yan discusses non-government sources of funding for scientific research, including philanthropy. “When federal funding declines, then philanthropic funding […]
Tate Williams discusses the challenges of evaluating basic science giving, and the meetings that the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation […]
Tate Williams profiles the Simons Foundation’s new Flatiron Institute, a privately-funded research center which brings “multiple disciplines into one shop, united […]
Marc Kastner, president of Science Philanthropy Alliance, recently wrote in a San Jose Mercury News op-ed: “With many recent high-profile announcements […]