We do not
accept unsolicited grant requests for educational programs.
Capitol Hill Briefings
The Foundation supports a grant to the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for a series of luncheon briefings designed to educate Congressional members and their staffs about topical issues in neuroscience. The sessions are open to the public.
Watch videos of the briefings on our YouTube channel.
The Charles A. Dana Center
Foundation has supported advances in education throughout its history. Its continuing interest in fostering innovations in K-12 education is
maintained solely through grant support for the Charles A. Dana Center at the University of Texas in Austin.
Neuroscience and the Law (US)
the Dana Foundation has supported a grant to the American Association for the
Advancement of Science (AAAS) to hold seminars for state and federal judges on
emerging issues in neuroscience. The seminars are designed to provide judges with a better
understanding of the role that advances in neuroscience may play in making
inception, the series has gained a national prominence, with waiting lists of
judges wanting to attend. In 2009, the American Bar Association’s Judicial
Education Award was given to AAAS for the series. It was the first time the
award was offered to a non-judicial group.
Neuroscience and the Law (UK)
The Foundation supports a grant to the Royal Society to organize a series of seminars in association with the Judicial College of the UK, with the aim of bringing together scientists and members of the judiciary to discuss and debate key areas of common interest.