ARVO Foundation for Eye Research

Helping eye researchers save sight
Give when you renew

Give when you renew

You can add an optional donation to the ARVO Foundation when you renew your ARVO membership

Developing country travel fellowships

Applications are now open for the 2019 Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowship

ARVO 2018 attendees give $34,000

With the help of a matching gift challenge, ARVO 2018 attendees gave generously in Honolulu to support young researchers

2018 ARVO Foundation Gala

Over 500 friends and colleagues enjoyed an evening under the swaying palms to benefit our work and honor Foundation champions

Wilson Ovienria, 2018 developing country travel fellow

"You have given me a springboard and I will use it," says Wilson Ovienria, a 2018 recipient of the Developing Country Eye Researcher Travel Fellowship. Ovienria is an ophthalmologist building a research program in his country of Nigeria.

2017 Annual Report

See what we accomplished and what we funded in a record-breaking year

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.