Tate Williams writes about the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation’s support of quantum materials basic scientific research through its EPiQS […]
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 Dallas Morning News interviewed Jim Allison, who was awarded the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, to discuss “how […]
The benefits of basic research experiments aren’t always obvious, but that shouldn’t diminish their importance. Read this essay by Don […]
At its annual meeting in Carlsbad, CA, on October 1, 2018, the Association of Independent Research Institutes (AIRI) presented its […]
Valerie Conn is executive director of the Science Philanthropy Alliance A $100 million gift is what’s known in development circles […]
Paul Brest and Hal Harvey write about the second edition of their book, Money Well Spent. They note that a successful […]