The Dana Foundation is a private philanthropic organization that supports brain research through grants, publications, and educational programs.


The Dana Foundation is committed to advancing brain research and to educating the public in a responsible manner about the potential of research.


The Dana Foundation and Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives fund and present programs on a range of brain and brain health topics for diverse audiences.

Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives

The Dana Alliance for Brain Initiatives was officially launched in 1993. Its founding members pledged their commitment to advancing public awareness and education about the progress and promise of brain research.

European Dana Alliance for the Brain

European Dana Alliance for the Brain is an organization of more than 260 eminent brain scientists, including five Nobel laureates, from 32 countries, committed to enhancing the public's understanding of why brain research is so important.

Directors & Staff

Listing of the Dana Board of Directors and Dana Foundation staff


Dana Foundation Financial Statements

Annual Report Archives

The Foundation's Annual Report archives are available online for the years 1998-2008. The Report is no longer being published.