Private Foundations

Private Foundations

Andrew Mellon Foundation -- Offers grants in higher education, scholarly communication, museums and art conservation, performing arts, information technology, and the environment

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -- Supports research in global development and health, and education in the United States

David and Lucile Packard Foundation -- Offers grants in conservation and science, population, children, families and communities

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation -- Supports education, training and researched aimed at improving health and health care in the United States

Rockefeller Foundation -- Funds research in agriculture, arts and culture, health, employment, housing, education, and globalization in eastern and southern Africa, southeast Asia, and North America

Human Frontier Science Program -- Research grants and fellowships in the Life Sciences

Ellison Medical Foundation -- Supports research in aging and global infectious diseases

Smith Richardson Foundation -- Funds research in International security, foreign policy, and domestic public policy

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation -- Funds research in science and technology, standards of living and economic performance, education and careers in science and technology, and selected national issues

Ford Foundation -- Supports programs that strengthen democratic values, reduce poverty and injustice, promote international cooperation, and advance human achievement

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation -- Supports programs in education, environment, global development, performing arts, philanthropy, and population

John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation -- Funds research through four programs: global security and sustainability, human and community development, public interest media, and the MacArthur Fellows program

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