A newly-released Department of Energy report highlights outstanding examples of major scientific accomplishments emerging from the past 40 years of […]
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?
U.S. Research Institutions Received Over $2.3 Billion in Private Funding for Basic Science in 2017 Institutions participating in the survey […]
Alliance president Marc Kastner and members The Kavli Foundation, The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Simons Foundation, and Heising-Simons Foundation […]
Inside Philanthropy‘s Tate Williams writes: “While much research funding comes in the form of tightly defined, incremental project grants, HHMI’s […]
The Open Philanthropy Project, whose primary funders are Dustin Moskovitz and Cari Tuna, “is guided by the principles of effective […]
Michele Stockwell of the Bipartisan Policy Center penned an opinion piece about the importance of funding basic science. The value […]