Ideas backed by reliable knowledge have greater potential to create long-term impact because they are founded in science, not speculation. The Packard Foundation supports creative, timely research to spark fresh thinking and produce effective, innovative solutions. In addition, we have a longstanding commitment to supporting institutions that use the power of science to generate new knowledge about our Earth’s natural systems and communicate that knowledge to the public. These commitments include:
The Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering provides the nation’s most promising scientists and engineers with flexible funding to explore new frontiers in their fields.