Robert Kirshner, chief program officer for science at our founding member organization, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, writes about the importance […]
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?
L. Rafael Reif, president of MIT, writes about the economic impact of basic research and the important role the government plays […]
Tate Williams discusses the proposed budget cuts to science research and the role of science philanthropy in relation to government funding: […]
Five leading universities will receive $12.5 million from the Beckman Foundation for state-of-the-art Cryo-EM instrumentation. In support of the foundation’s mission of […]
Marc Kastner, president of the Science Philanthropy Alliance, shares his thoughts on the roles that government, philanthropy, and corporations play […]
This BBC article notes: “The Simons Foundation has given the cash for studies into the biological mechanisms that underpin changes […]