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International Retinal Research Foundation, Inc.

Profile

Last Updated: 2016-08-10

At A Glance

International Retinal Research Foundation, Inc.

1720 University Blvd., Ste. 124

Birmingham, AL United States 35233-1816

Telephone: (205) 325-8103

URL: www.IRRFonline.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $32,381,943

Total giving: $1,459,182

EIN

721342841

BRIDGE Number

0404740441

Background

Established in 1997 in AL

Purpose and Activities

The foundation supports scientific research on the diseases of the human eye, especially its center, the macula, and peripheral retinal research that ultimately will accelerate the outcome of discovery. Specific consideration will be given to those scientists who are actively working toward discovering the causes, preventions, and cures of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy. Limited funding is available for postdoctoral training in the area of vision research and for educational and scientific exchange.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants to support research on the diseases of the human eye, especially the macula. Specific consideration will be given to those scientists who are actively working toward discovering the causes, preventions, and cures of macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Eye diseases
  • Graduate and professional education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • Medical education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • People with disabilities
  • People with vision impairments

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $32,381,943 (market value)

Gifts received: $3,600

Expenditures: $1,839,480

Total giving: $1,459,182

Qualifying distributions: $1,459,182