David Callahan looks into a crystal ball and shares trends and issues to watch in 2017. He includes the Science Philanthropy Alliance’s work:
Basic Science Research Draws Reinforcements
An unusual effort by top science funders like Simons and Kavli to educate and recruit new donors to their cause through the Science Philanthropy Alliance is starting to yield dividends. Look for new donors coming into basic science in 2017 amid news of more cuts to government research budgets and China’s growing bid to compete on this front with the U.S.