Mission/Giving Statement: We at the BrightFocus Foundation are committed to our ongoing mission of helping those affected by Alzheimer's disease, age-related macular degeneration and glaucoma. We offer support and assistance to people with these diseases, as well as the loved ones caring for them. We are also dedicated to raising public awareness and the search for a cure.
Grantmaking Program Areas: Alzheimer's Disease Research; National Glaucoma Research
Grantmaking Program Area Descriptions:
Alzheimer's Disease Research: BrightFocus Foundation seeks to avert this tidal wave by funding research to find a cure. We are also committed to fully informing the public, those directly affected and their caregivers about this disease by offering updates on the latest research, as well as risk factors, prevention and coping strategies. Since the program's inception, ADR has awarded more than $78 million to support promising research in fields ranging from molecular biology to epidemiology.
National Glaucoma Research: A program of the BrightFocus Foundation funds research on and educates the public about glaucoma. Since the program's inception, NGR has awarded more than $21.1 million to support basic research into the causes and potential treatments of this disease.
Application Instructions: Grant application instructions online.