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Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation


Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation

114 Forest Grove Dr.

Glen Carbon, IL United States 62034-1361

Telephone: (618) 520-2977


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-09-30)

Assets: $46,829,939

Total giving: $2,306,000






Incorporated in 1953 in MO

Purpose and Activities

Grants largely for domestic biomedical education and research. The foundation's mission is to support early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.

Program Area(s)

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

Grants to Individuals Program

Grants for advancing knowledge in the various fields of clinical and laboratory medical research.

Mallinckrodt Grants

Any domestic biomedical institution, whether solely research or educational, is invited to submit two candidates for the Mallinckrodt Board's consideration. There is currently only one competition per year and the deadline to submit a proposal is Aug. 1. Each institution is allowed to submit two proposals. Applicants should be in the first to fourth year of their tenure track faculty position and not have current R01 funding. Grants are usually $60,000 and funding commences on Oct. 1.

Mallinckrodt Scholars

Each year 30 institutions are invited to submit two candidates each to complete for the Mallinckrodt Scholar Award. The institutions are selected by the Mallinckrodt Board based on their history of quality grant applications and award selection. Candidates should be in their fifth to eight year of a tenure track faculty position. From these nominations, four are chosen for direct interviews in St. Louis and one to two of these are selected to be Mallinckrodt Scholars. These individuals receive $100,000 annually for four years beginning Oct. 1 of the year they received the designation.

Fields of Interest

  • Biomedicine
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Education
  • Health
  • Higher education
  • University education
Population Groups
  • Academics

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-09-30

Assets: $46,829,939 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,493,162

Total giving: $2,306,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,361,398