Grant Recipients

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: ...

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. ...

New York City Ballet Inc

Awarded: 3/8/2017

$100,000 over 3 months

To support the April 2017 Here/Now Festival.

Defenders of Wildlife

Awarded: 2/28/2017

$1,200,000 over 1 year

To support a project that expedites the sensitive siting of renewable energy projects through the development of federal and state energy and land management policies. 

National Wildlife Federation

Awarded: 2/28/2017

$1,162,000 over 3 years

To support a project focused on reducing the impacts of bioenergy development on wildlife, wildlife habitat and climate emissions. 

Ballet Hispanico of New York

Awarded: 1/24/2017

$100,000 over 1 year

To support replacement of costumes, props, equipment and scenery destroyed by flood damage.

Chapin Hall Center for Children

Awarded: 1/1/2017

$2,500,000 over 4 years

To support two additional cohorts of the Doris Duke Fellowships for the Promotion of Child Well-being.

Children's Bureau of Southern California

Awarded: 1/1/2017

$1,000,000 over 3 years

To renew support for the expansion of the Magnolia Community Initiative, an approach for improving population well-being at a community scale, to a broader network.