New president Valerie Conn reports on recent developments at the Alliance. Valerie discusses new additions, strategic planning, and the future of the Alliance. […]
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?
Learn how David Packard, co-founder of the David and Lucille Packard Foundation, launched the Packard Fellowship program. Download the Packard Fellowship case […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Palo Alto, California – The Science Philanthropy Alliance has appointed Shirley Tilghman as senior science advisor. Shirley […]
The story of Vannevar Bush and his 1945 report, Science, the Endless Frontier, has attained in a mere 75 years […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Palo Alto, CA – The Science Philanthropy Alliance has named Valerie Conn as new president. As president, […]
Led by UC Berkeley’s Randy Schekman, 21 Nobel laureates from the United States have sent an open letter to President […]