OUR OBJECTIVE

To provide research grants to outstanding investigators at the early stages of their careers who show innovation and promise in vision research.

GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation Award Grant Program applicants may apply via email to the EMZ Foundation Administrator. For more information on how to submit a “Letter of Intent” for grant funding, click on the Grant Opportunities tab.

News and updates

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded four new research grants in 2019 for $1,060,000

January 1, 2020

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2019, four new 3-year research grants were awarded totaling $960,000 to Christian Burgess, PhD, Assistant Professor, Molecular & Integrative Physiology, University of Michigan Medical School; Ross Collery, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, The Medical College of Wisconsin, Inc.; Jamie …

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. has awarded four new research grants in 2018 for $820,000

January 1, 2019

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2018, three new 3-year research grants were awarded totaling $720,000 to Cagri Besirli, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology & Visual Sciences, Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan; David Myung, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Ophthalmology, Byers Eye Institute, Stanford University Medical Center; …

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. Has awarded four new research grants in 2017 for $820,000

January 1, 2018

The E. Matilda Ziegler Foundation for the Blind, Inc. is pleased to announce for 2017, three new 3-year research grants were awarded totaling $720,000 to Alan Brown, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry & Molecular, Harvard Medical School; Xin Duan, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of California, San Francisco; Anirvan Nandy, PhD, …

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