The 2024 Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants Application Period Is Open

Michelson Medical Research Foundation and Human Immunome Project are accepting applications for the 2024 Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants from April 1 – June 9. The annual prizes award $150,000 research grants to early-career scientists advancing human immunology, vaccine discovery, and immunotherapy research for major global diseases.

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Michelson Philanthropies Impact Report

Michelson Philanthropies is pleased to share the 2023-2024 Impact Report. With the support of dedicated staff, grantees, and partners, we have endeavored to deliver transformative opportunities through grantmaking, impact investments, advocacy, and programmatic work that support vulnerable and underserved communities.

Check out the latest updates from across our foundations.

Boyle Heights Pet Wellness Day: 300 Pets & Families Served

Michelson Found Animals recently held a Pet Wellness Day in Boyle Heights. The event, which was hosted alongside Assemblymember Miguel Santiago and Senator Maria Elena Durazo, offered free wellness services and low- and no-cost care to 300 pets.

The 2024 Pets & Housing Awards - Presented by Michelson Found Animals

Join the Pet-Inclusive Housing Initiative on June 12, 2024, where Michelson Found Animals will be presenting eight awards in honor of the impressive efforts made by industry leaders in pet-inclusive housing.

2024 Digital Equity Spark Grants Funding Cycle Webinar

The Michelson 20MM Foundation held a 2024 Digital Equity Spark Grants Funding Cycle informational webinar on May 16th.  The grant proposal window will be open from May 28, 2024, to June 11, 2024.

Milken Institute Honors Dr. Gary K. Michelson with Tommy Lasorda Leadership Award

Dr. Michelson was presented with the sixth Lasorda Leadership Award by Milken Institute Chairman Michael Milken at the 2024 Global Gourmet Games benefit at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on May 4.

Michelson Prizes Next Generation Grants: Advancing Immunology and Vaccine Innovation ePanel

This Keystone Symposia ePanel event features the 2023 recipients of the Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants, an international prize that supports early-career researchers who are applying disruptive concepts and inventive processes to advance human immunology, vaccine discovery, and immunotherapy research.

Determined Voices: Ariana Aparicio Aguilar, Santa Rosa College Alumna

Explore the journey of Ariana Aparicio Aguilar, an alumna of Santa Rosa Junior College, in the Determined Voices series. Arriving in the United States from Mexico City at 4, Ariana’s formative experiences began in preschool, including adapting to a new culture.

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Beautiful Journey with Alya Michelson

In a series of interviews by Michelson Philanthropies Co-Chair Alya Michelson, the “Beautiful Journey” podcast delves into the lives of inspiring immigrant women who are building their futures in a new country. Hear about the challenges, triumphs, and the valuable lessons they’ve learned along their unique paths.

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Boyle Heights Pet Wellness Day: 300 Pets & Families Served

Boyle Heights Pet Wellness Day: 300 Pets & Families Served

Video credit: Michelson Found Animals Michelson Found Animals Foundation (MFA) recently held a Pet Wellness Day in Boyle Heights. The event, which was hosted alongside Assemblymember Miguel Santiago and Senator Maria Elena Durazo, offered free wellness services and...

2024 Digital Equity Spark Grants Funding Cycle Webinar

2024 Digital Equity Spark Grants Funding Cycle Webinar

Video credit: Michelson 20MM The Michelson 20MM Foundation held a 2024 Digital Equity Spark Grants Funding Cycle informational webinar on May 16th.  The grant proposal window will be open from May 28, 2024, to June 11, 2024. This funding cycle aims to support projects...