Grant Recipients

2019 Physician Scientist Fellowship Awardees

Awarded: 10/10/2019

$1.98 million

In 2019, DDCF announced the nine subspecialty fellows receiving a total of $1.98 million in grants in the inaugural year of the Doris Duke Physician Scientist Fellowship which aims to ...

2019 Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures Awardees

Awarded: 9/1/2019

Approximately $5 Million

In 2019, six projects were awarded a combined total of over $5 million in research funding to address the underlying cause of sickle cell disease, attacking it at its core ...

University of Southern California

Awarded: 8/1/2019

$100,000 over 1 year

To support six competitively selected journalists from around the country to participate with their California peers in the fourth Health Journalism Data Fellowship.

Dallas Foundation

Awarded: 7/15/2019

$500,000 over 4 years

To pilot the Texas Inclusive Economy Accelerator to strengthen cross-sector partnerships that advance the economic mobility and resilience of Texas residents living in low- and moderate-income communities.

2019 Doris Duke Artist Awards

Awarded: 7/9/2019

Up to $275,000 each to six artists

To empower, invest in and celebrate artists in the fields of contemporary dance, jazz and theater by offering flexible multi-year funding as a response to financial and funding challenges both ...

Social Finance, Inc.

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$1,750,000 over 4 years

To provide general operating support for the development and launch of "pay for success" projects that advance positive outcomes for children, families and communities and deliver energy efficiency retrofit solutions ...

New York Academy of Medicine

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$300,000 over 3 years

To launch the East Harlem Action Collaborative and develop a coordinated, resident-driven approach to reduce health inequalities and improve the health and well-being of children and families who live in ...

BlueHub Capital, Inc.

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$600,000 over 3 years

To pilot the Working Communities Challenge to advance cross-sector collaboration and improve well-being for low-income residents of small cities and rural communities in Vermont, Maine, and New Hampshire.


Awarded: 7/1/2019

$495,000 over 3 years

In 2019, 16 physician scientists received three-year grants of $495,000 each to support their transition to independent clinical research careers. 2019 CSDA Grantees Giada Bianchi, M.D. Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Project name: Uncovering the Oncogenic ...

Aspen Institute, Inc.

Awarded: 7/1/2019

$100,000 over 1 year

To renew support to Aspen Management Partnership for Health (AMP Health) to provide capacity building expertise and activities to the Ghana Health Service to strengthen the Community-Based Health Planning and ...

East-West Center

Awarded: 6/12/2019

$40,000 over 4 months

To support the 2019 Senior Journalists Seminar.

Aspen Institute

Awarded: 6/1/2019

$42,500 over 19 months

To support the Aspen Forum on Women and Girls Leadership series.