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Get insight on measuring and improving the impact of medical research philanthropy
9/12/2017

For much of its existence, FasterCures has been interested in the unique, powerful role philanthropy can have in jump-starting new models of innovation needed to accelerate progress in medical research and development. Free of the pressures of publication and career advancement in academia and the bottom-line imperatives of the private sector, and driven by the desire to deliver results to the patients they represent, nonprofit foundations are ideally positioned to make relatively high-risk investments that could significantly move a field of research forward. This document showcases some of FasterCures' efforts to maximize philanthropic investment in medical research, by giving nonprofit foundations that fund medical research a common framework for assessing and improving their organizational effectiveness, from creating organizational priorities to evaluating progress. Read the full report.

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