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Prostate Cancer Foundation

Manager: Nicole Gadway
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Established in 1993 in CA.

Founded by Michael Robert Milken, who was instrumental in the growth of high-yield bonds in the American stock market in the 1980s. In 1982, with his brother Lowell, he founded the Milken Family Foundation to support medical research and education Michael Milken and his wife Lori have committed to The Giving Pledge, and have pledged to give away at least half of their wealth to philanthropy.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

prostate cancer, prostate cancer research

LIMITATIONS

No grants for institutional overhead or other indirect costs.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $29,127,546

Qualifying distributions: N/A

Giving activities include:

$25,423,146 for 44 grants (high: $5,113,230; low: $5,000)

SELECTED GRANTS

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS—CLASS OF 2014

The Prostate Cancer Foundation selected 27 recipients for the class of 2014 Young Investigator Awards, a nearly $6.1 Million investment toward accelerating research that will improve the lives of prostate cancer patients.

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS—CLASS OF 2013

The Prostate Cancer Foundation announced the funding of 27 new Young Investigator Awards, a nearly $5.8 Million investment in transformational research focused on prostate cancer treatments to improve patient outcomes.

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS—CLASS OF 2012

The Prostate Cancer Foundation announced the funding of 19 new Young Investigator Awards, a nearly $3.4 Million investment in transformational research focused on prostate cancer treatments to improve patient outcomes.