Donors contribute more than $7.6M to vision research at JAX

The Jackson Laboratory recently received $2 million in philanthropic gifts from The Gordon and Llura Gund Foundation trustee Gordon Gund, who is co-founder, director, and chairman emeritus of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, and an anonymous donor in support of vision research at the Laboratory. The two donors met a “challenge grant” from The Diana Davis Spencer Foundation, which matched their gift with an additional $2 million to JAX. This brings the total philanthropic investment from JAX supporters for vision research to more than $7.6 million, which includes the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation’s 2020 donation of $2 million and their $1.5 million gift in 2018 to establish the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation Chair for Glaucoma Research at JAX. Read more

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