The John Merck Fund


Environmental Science Leader Receives Award

June 11, 2013

Pete Myers, founder, CEO and chief scientist of Environmental Health Sciences, was awarded the $50,000 Frank Hatch "Sparkplug" Award for Enlightened Public Service by The John Merck Fund today. READ MORE

The John Merck Fund Announces Initial Grants In Multi-Year Program to Support Translational Research into Developmental Disabilities

February 13, 2013

The John Merck Fund announced today the first three grants – of $1 million each – through its new multi-year research program to support translational research into developmental disabilities. READ MORE

The John Merck Fund to Spend Out, Refocus Programs

October 17, 2011

The John Merck Fund has announced it will spend all of its assets over the next ten years to spur progress in clean energy, environmental health, development of a New England regional food system, and treatment of developmental disabilities. READ MORE

Coal and Health Report Available

October 17, 2011

The John Merck Fund and the Growald Family Fund commissioned the Environmental Health Fund and Coming Clean to prepare a report, "Health Messengers and Coal Plant Campaigns: New Investment Opportunities and Lessons Learned from the Chemicals Reform Movement." Click here for a PDF copy of the report.