ARVO Foundation for Eye Research

Investing in eye and vision scientists
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Join the Legacy Society

Make ARVO part of your scientific legacy by including the ARVO Foundation in your estate plans

Grant funding for human eye tissue

Supplementary funding now available for researchers in need of human eye tissue

Announcing a new award for underreprested minorities

We've launched a $100,000 Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Emerging Vision Scientists

Thank you for your support

With a matching gift from John and Nancy Keltner, we raised over $46,000 to fund travel grants for young researchers to attend ARVO 2021

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.

2019 Annual Report

Meet the people whose careers we're supporting thanks to your generous contributions

The ARVO Foundation raises funds through partnerships, grants and sponsorships to support ARVO’s world-class education and career development resources for eye and vision researchers.