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50 Years of Bold Research for a Better Tomorrow

BrightFocus Foundation is a premier private funder of research to defeat Alzheimer’s, macular degeneration, and glaucoma. We've invested nearly $300 million in research grants to more than 6,000 scientists worldwide, catalyzing countless scientific breakthroughs, life-enhancing treatments, and diagnostic tools.

Recently Funded

Learn more about grants awarded in the most current fiscal year (nearly $10 million in funding for 42 new awards in FY25).

Culture of cortical neurons.

$5.6 million in funding for FY25

A senior man having an eye exam.

$2.8 million in funding for FY25.

A close up of an eye.

$1.6 million in funding for FY25.