- Foster a culture of innovation by supporting and advancing research to cure diseases and find solutions to health-related needs,
- Stimulate economic development by growing new science-based businesses in collaboration with New Jersey-based research institutions; and
- Inspire students to pursue STEM majors and careers to fill the talent pipeline in New Jersey,
is seeking support for its two programs promoting important health research and inspiring students to pursue STEM majors and careers.
The Innovation Grants Program provides grants to faculty, staff and students at the Foundation’s affiliated organizations: Kessler Foundation, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Princeton University, Rowan University, Rutgers University and Stevens Institute of Technology. The program was created to help address the funding gap that exists in between researchers’ very early exploration and those ready to form companies. Through this program, the Foundation supports researchers and students who have great ideas, but need funding and guidance to continue to develop their ideas into viable solutions to address health-related needs.
The Foundation's High School STEM Grant Program provides competitive grants of up to $2,500 to New Jersey-based public and private high school faculty and STEM clubs to support innovative, hands-on projects. This program aims to inspire students to pursue STEM majors and careers so they are motivated to become the next generation of innovators, researchers, educators and leaders who can solve the challenges facing our nation and our world. Now accepting applications.
The Foundation is seeking financial support of these programs, as well as applicants for the High School STEM Grant Program. For more information, please visit www.foundationforhealthadvancement.org.