Tate Williams profiles the Simons Foundation’s new Flatiron Institute, a privately-funded research center which brings “multiple disciplines into one shop, united […]
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?
Marc Kastner, president of Science Philanthropy Alliance, recently wrote in a San Jose Mercury News op-ed: “With many recent high-profile announcements […]
Eric S. Lander, president of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard University and Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Alphabet, […]
Robert Kirshner, chief program officer for science at our founding member organization, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, writes about the importance […]
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: […]