Valerie Conn is executive director of the Science Philanthropy Alliance The leaders of three major U.S. science foundations participated in […]
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?
The CZI Neurodegeneration Challenge Network brings together experimental scientists from diverse research fields — neuroscience, cell biology, biochemistry, immunology, and genomics — […]
Tate Williams writes about the Bloomberg-OceanX initiative, which will coordinate activities, to some extent, between Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Vibrant Oceans Initiative, and […]
The Boston Globe reports that Harvard Medical School has received a $200 million donation — the largest in its history — […]
Michela Tindera writes: The estate of legendary billionaire investor Richard Rainwater will fund a series of multimillion-dollar prizes to fight degenerative brain […]
The Tang family of Hong Kong has made a $20 million gift to MIT to name the Tang Family Imaging […]