Science Philanthropy Alliance

Funding Basic Research—The Foundation Of Our Future

Basic research is scientific investigation done purely for the discovery of knowledge.

Put simply, basic research is the part of science that is about pioneering and asking big questions without knowing what we’ll find—because that’s how we make the really big breakthroughs.

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The Science Philanthropy Alliance is a group of six organizations working to increase philanthropic support for basic research:

The Science Philanthropy Alliance website is still being developed. To contact us for more information please email: