Grant Recipients

2017 Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures Awardees

Awarded: 9/1/2017

Approximately $6 Million

In 2017, seven projects were awarded a combined total of $6 million in research funding to address the underlying cause of sickle cell disease, attacking it at its core by ...

2017 Clinical Scientist Development Award

Awarded: 7/20/2017

$495,000 over 3 years

In 2017, 17 physician scientists received three-year grants of $495,000 each to support their transition to independent clinical research careers.   2017 CSDA Grantees Andrew J. Aguirre, M.D., Ph.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Project: ...

National Park Foundation

Awarded: 6/15/2017

$50,000 over 2 years

To support the Diversity Joint Venture, a partnership to increase the diversity of the conservation workforce.

University of California, Irvine

Awarded: 6/9/2017

$7,500 over 13 months

To support the University of California, Irvine School of Law's Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR) to develop a report on state capacity to protect endangered and threatened ...

Keystone Center

Awarded: 5/22/2017

$25,000 over 1 year

To support The Next 100 Coalition: Action to Achieve a More Diverse, Inclusive Public Lands System.

Union of Concerned Scientists, Inc.

Awarded: 5/18/2017

$75,000 over 1 year

To engage, train and build the capacity of scientists to act as spokespeople for the importance of science, evidence-based policy making and environmental quality.

The Nature Conservancy

Awarded: 5/8/2017

$750,000 over 2 years

To support the application of resilience science to the Rocky Mountains, Southwest Deserts and Mississippi Valley regions of the U.S., and to pilot new resilience science approaches to coastal and ...

Council on the Environment, Inc. (GrowNYC)

Awarded: 5/8/2017

$300,000 over 3 years

To support FARMroots, which provides aspiring and established Greenmarket farmers with business technical assistance and training to ensure the long-term viability of participating farms and farmland. 

American Farmland Trust

Awarded: 5/8/2017

$450,000 over 3 years

To support the Hudson Valley Farmlink Network, a partnership of organizations that helps enable the transition of farmland to the next generation of farmers in New York

Natural Areas Conservancy

Awarded: 5/8/2017

$400,000 over 3 years

To support work restoring and conserving New York City's forests and wetlands. 

2017 Clinical Research Mentorship Grantees

Awarded: 3/24/2017

$70,400 over 1 year

In 2017, 10 teams of DDCF-funded investigators and medical students with an interest in becoming future clinician investigators received $70,400 each for one-year research projects. 2017 Clinical Research Mentorship Grantees Mentee: Mina D. ...

Public Laboratory For Open Technology And Science, Inc.

Awarded: 3/10/2017

$50,000 over 7 months

To support the establishment of the Environmental Data Governance Initiative and its rapid response work archiving federal climate and environmental data.