CAC2 Webinar–Funding Research: Discussion on Charity Practices

The CAC2 Research Interest Group February meeting was an interactive webinar to encourage dialogue between our members about aspects of charities funding research.  CAC2 Member Jay Scott from Alex’s Lemonade Sand Foundation led an open conversation about our experiences, ideas, and practices. Jay and members on the call discussed the elements of funding research and shared experience, ideas, and best practices:

  • setting priorities
  • soliciting proposals
  • selecting scientific review panels
  • orchestrating reviews
  • selection of projects
  • making awards
  • reporting requirements
  • evaluating research funded
  • collaboration among charities