Ellison Terminates Funding Programs

Well, we didn’t see that coming. Surely you didn’t either. Though the organization has yet to make a formal announcement, on November 4th, 2013, Kevin Lee confirmed -- via private correspondence with IP editors -- that Ellison is pulling up its stakes and getting out of the medical philanthropy game.
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Four Things You Need to Get Money From Ellison

The Ellison Medical Foundation hands out between $40 and $50 million annually, and the money falls in big sums across a wide range of projects. But if you want a piece of their pie, you have to know how to play the game. Below, five things your proposal absolutely must have in order to be considered-- Creativity, Risk, Agility, and a focus on Aging.
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Why Independent Institutes Have an Edge with Ellison

For a lot of philanthropies, it’s the same old story: they give their bread to the Big Boys, the heavies, the household name research universities, the Ivy Leaguers. Scrolling down an organization’s giving history, it’s almost a foregone conclusion that in the end, the money will go to Harvard, or Columbia, or maybe Yale—but never one of the little guys. Ellison Medical Foundation is working to change that, however.
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What's the Secret to Becoming an Ellison New Scholar in Aging?

This fall, the Ellison Medical Foundation (EMF) announces 25 new awardees in its New Scholars in Aging Program. Each awardee will receive up to $100,000 annually over the course of four years. Who are these young scientists getting a bundle of EMF cash? What makes them special?
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What the McDonnell Foundation Wants to Know About Cognitive Aging

It happens to almost everyone, sooner or later: you forget your keys. You storm upstairs on a mission to find… what was it again, exactly? To address this emerging “cognitive epidemic,” the James S. McDonnell Foundation announces an upcoming Workshop on Cognitive Aging. The St. Louis, Missouri-based organization specifically wants to target questions about age-related memory decline that are still unanswered
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