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The Conrad Prebys Foundation Joins Science Philanthropy Alliance to Advance Scientific Discovery

Palo Alto, California – The Science Philanthropy Alliance is pleased to announce that The Conrad Prebys Foundation has joined its growing network of philanthropic organizations committed to advancing scientific discovery for the benefit of society and the planet. The Alliance, founded in 2013 with six members, now includes 37 members.

“An important part of our work at the Conrad Prebys Foundation is to improve the lives of all San Diegans by advancing medical research and improving health care. This is why we are so pleased to join this important philanthropic effort to advance scientific discovery and to learn from and to collaborate with the Alliance and its members,” said Grant Oliphant, CEO of The Conrad Prebys Foundation.

Alliance President Dr. France A. Córdova emphasized that “The Conrad Prebys Foundation is investing in vital research. We are thrilled to welcome them as our newest member and look forward to helping them achieve their goals.” Dr. Córdova added, “The Alliance’s expanding national membership illustrates the diverse and visionary community of philanthropists who recognize the critical necessity of continued investment in scientific research.”

Based in San Diego, the Conrad Prebys Foundation is working to create an inclusive, equitable, and dynamic future for all San Diegans. The foundation advances excellence and shared opportunity through investments in groundbreaking institutions, ideas, and people, and is committed to ensuring that more people are financially secure, healthy, and empowered, communities are more uplifting and connected, and that institutions and systems that serve us offer equitable access to opportunity. The foundation invests in visual and performing arts, medical research, healthcare, and youth success, and considers the impact of its work on climate, the region’s character as a border region, and advancing a shared vision for the community. More details on the Conrad Prebys Foundation are available at https://www.prebysfdn.org/.

About the Science Philanthropy Alliance:

The Science Philanthropy Alliance works to advance scientific discovery through visionary philanthropy. By providing advising services for philanthropists, foundations, and platforms that catalyze connection, awareness, and learning, the Alliance strengthens philanthropic support for science that benefits society and the planet. Learn more at https://sciencephilanthropyalliance.org/.

For Immediate Release
Contact:, Rose-Marie Brandwein, 917-923-8105 (cell)