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Brain Science for a Better Future

We advance neuroscience that benefits society and reflects the aspirations of all people through grants that support interdisciplinary, cross-sectoral, collaborative work at the interface between neuroscience and fields such as education, law, policy, and public engagement.

  • Amount
    $115,070
    Grantee
    University of Washington
    Supporting the University of Washington to create a new education program for older adults called the Brain Health Learning Network.
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Education
  • Amount
    $197,000
    Grantee
    Institute for Methods Innovation
    This grant supports a Neuroscience and Society Design Sprint bringing together neuroscience researchers, policymakers, and community members to define challenges at the intersection of neuroscience and society, and to co-create and implement community-driven solutions that will translate neuroscience research into local societal impact.
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Frontiers
  • Amount
    $137,504
    Grantee
    Columbia University Zuckerman Institute
    Supporting Columbia University’s Big Topics in Neuroscience for Young Minds: A Middle School STEM Educator Workshop.
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Education
  • Amount
    $150,000
    Grantee
    The Chicago Council for Science and Technology
    The Foundation is supporting The Chicago Council for Science and Technology (C2ST) for a multidirectional engagement project using the tools of human-centered design (HCD) to surface the needs, interests, and attitudes of a diverse group of Chicago residents as they relate to brain health.
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Frontiers
  • Amount
    $35,000
    Grantee
    Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
    To continue support for the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)-Dana Foundation Brain Awareness Week grants program in Europe for the 2024 campaign.
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Education
  • Amount
    $13,000
    Grantee
    American Brain Coalition
    The Dana Foundation, together with other philanthropic foundations, supported a series of Congressional Neuroscience Caucus (CNC) briefings hosted by the American Brain Coalition (ABC).
    Year
    2023
    Program
    Dana Frontiers

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