Marc Kastner, president of the Science Philanthropy Alliance, shares his thoughts on the roles that government, philanthropy, and corporations play […]
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?
This BBC article notes: “The Simons Foundation has given the cash for studies into the biological mechanisms that underpin changes […]
Inside Philanthropy discusses the Science Philanthropy Alliance survey on private funding of basic science.
Research Institutions Received Over $2.3 Billion in Private Funding for Basic Science in 2016 Palo Alto, CA (February 13, 2017) […]
Reporter Barb Darrow reports on Hock Tan and Lisa Yang’s gift to MIT’s McGovern Institute for Brain Research to investigate […]
Nature reports that CZI named the 47 investigators that will receive up to $1.5M in funding to pursue their “riskiest, […]