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The Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Research Foundation

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Last Updated: 2016-02-10

At A Glance

The Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Research Foundation

(formerly McKnight Brain Research Foundation)

(also known as The McKnight Brain Research Foundation)

P.O. Box 620005

Orlando, FL United States 32862-0005

Telephone: (407) 237-4485

URL: www.tmbrf.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-06-30)

Assets: $50,408,385

Total giving: $2,052,000

EIN

656301255

BRIDGE Number

4813237585

Background

Established in 1998 in FL

Purpose and Activities

The purpose of the foundation is to promote research and investigation of the brain in the fundamental mechanisms that underlie the neurobiology of memory with clinical relevance to the problems of age related memory loss. The foundation strives to: 1) Lead in generating interest and support of scientific research in the understanding and alleviation of age-related memory loss and inspire commitment and shared vision in the understanding and alleviation of age-related memory loss; 2) Partner with research scientists, institutions, and organizations to promote research to understand and alleviate age-related memory loss; 3) Promote collaboration and communication among research scientists, institutions, and organizations engaged in research in age-related memory loss, and nurture scientists dedicated to the exploration and innovative research in the understanding and alleviation of age-related memory loss; and 4) Recognize and Reward achievement in discoveries leading to the understanding and alleviation of age-related memory loss.

Fields of Interest

Subjects
  • Brain and nervous system disorders
  • Diseases and conditions
  • Science
Population Groups
  • Academics
  • Seniors

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-06-30

Assets: $50,408,385 (market value)

Expenditures: $2,544,704

Total giving: $2,052,000

Qualifying distributions: $2,298,603