Basic science funding was featured among the recent IP Philanthropy Awards (IPPY) awards: Mega-Giver We Will Miss the Most: Paul […]
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?
Nobel laureate Donna Strickland pens an opinion piece about the importance of discovery science. Since the announcement that I won […]
The Science Philanthropy Alliance announces that Jason Tung, Ph.D., was named director of partnerships effective January 1, 2019. For the […]
Fundamental discoveries don’t always have practical uses, but they have soul-saving applications. Read this opinion piece by Bret Stephens.
Marc Kastner is president of the Science Philanthropy Alliance As former dean of science at MIT and now as president […]
Valerie Conn is executive director of the Science Philanthropy Alliance The leaders of three major U.S. science foundations participated in […]