ARVO Foundation for Eye Research

Investing in eye and vision scientists

We did it!

Thank you to Sally Atherton, PhD, FARVO, who made a generous $12,000 match commitment for the 2022 Matching Gift Campaign. The ARVO community responded with unprecedented generosity, raising over $61,400. Thanks to all donors for investing in our youngest colleagues.

Join the Dowling Society

Over 130 members of the ARVO community have joined the prestigious Dowling Society thanks to their significant support for eye and vision research. Find out how you can join this special group of donors.

Message from the Chair

ARVO Foundation Chair Joel S. Schuman, MD, FARVO, highlights how your support helps further ARVO's mission.

ARVO Foundation Travel Grants

The ARVO Foundation supports over 185 travel grants that allow young researchers to attend the ARVO Annual Meeting to present their work while building their confidence, presentation skills and professional network. Many are named in memory or in honor of pioneers in the vision research community.

Gifts to the ARVO Foundation help to provide mentorship, career development and funding opportunities to researchers across the globe. Please donate today to support the future of eye and vision research (gifts are tax deductible).