NEW BRUNSWICK, September 17, 2009, The Star-Ledger — Despite one of the worst economic climates in decades, Rutgers University has received record donations from people and foundations.
PHILADELPHIA, April 7, 2009 — The University City Science Center, in collaboration with key academic research partners, has launched a program to bridge the funding gap between research grants and private seed investment. The QED program will support proof-of-concept research projects related to life science technologies with high commercial potential in the healthcare industry. Researchers at selected academic institutions in the Greater Philadelphia Region have been invited to apply for up to $200,000 in funding for projects to be completed over a 12-month period.
The Board of Trustees for The Prudential Foundation, a not-for-profit 501(c) 3 organization, recently approved $2.9 million in grants to five organizations that are working to address needs in communities around the country.