In 2010, Texas entrepreneur Lyda Hill signed the newly created Giving Pledge, announcing her plan to donate the entirety of […]
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.
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Tate Williams writes about the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s 15 year-old Marine Microbiology Initiative, which will wind down and […]
Princeton University researchers will push the limits of data science by leveraging artificial intelligence and machine learning across the research […]
UC Berkeley Chancellor Carol Christ writes about the importance of basic research. She writes: In contrast to applied research, fundamental […]
Learn how Jim and Marilyn Simons, co-founders of the Simons Foundation, made a significant impact on autism research through their […]
The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation is launching a new area of research, the Symbiosis in Aquatic Systems Initiative. Over the […]