The Lustgarten Foundation announced today that it funded $22 million in 2017 as part of its commitment to invest $40 million by the end of 2018. In addition to funding the […]
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.
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Nature features Dustin Moskovitz and his wife Cari Tuna’s Open Philanthropy Project, which has significantly boosted its spending to $200 million this […]
Physics Today talks to Cyndi Atherton, director of the science program at the Heising-Simons Foundation, about her career path and […]
Carnegie Mellon University alumnus Glen de Vries, co-founder and president of Medidata, has donated $10 million to endow the chair […]
A Science Philanthropy Success Story Taking to the Stars: the Sloan Foundation’s 25-year Partnership with the Sloan Digital Sky Survey […]
Jeffrey and Susan Brotman and Pam and Dan Baty have made a $50 million gift to create an institute for […]