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The Science Philanthropy Alliance has released its inaugural Science Philanthropy Indicators Report. This timely analysis dives deeply into NSF data, examining basic research funding in the U.S. through a philanthropic lens, with a focus on the higher education and nonprofit research sectors. In these sectors, philanthropy today fuels the U.S. basic research enterprise at a level approaching the federal government, providing an estimated nearly 40% or $24.7B of support in 2021. The report illustrates the value of engaging with philanthropy as a key driver of innovation.

Science Philanthropy Indicators Report 2023