DANA FOUNDATION FACT SHEET
|The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about research’s potential: (1) to develop a better understanding of the brain and its functions; (2) to speed the discovery of treatments for brain disorders; and (3) to combat the stigma of brain disorders through education.
Since its founding in 1950, the Dana Foundation has appropriated in excess of $455 million for philanthropic purposes.
|CURRENT FUNDING AREAS
|| • Neuroimaging
• Clinical neuroscience research
|The Dana Alliance is a nonprofit organization of more than 550 leading neuroscientists, including 17 Nobel laureates. The organization is committed to advancing public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research. Supported entirely by the Dana Foundation, the Dana Alliance does not fund research or make grants.
FOR THE BRAIN
|The European Dana Alliance is an organization of more than 260 eminent brain scientists, including seven Nobel laureates, from 32 countries. They are all also members of the Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives.
||The Foundation offers online and print publications for general readers, focusing on the brain and learning initiatives.
Its website, dana.org, features current news about the brain and resources for children, teachers, older adults, caregivers, and people seeking validated information about brain diseases.