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About Us

Our History



 Warren Alpert, (1920-2007), was a successful philanthropist and entrepreneur. He was the founder of Warren Equities, which Forbes Magazine listed as one of the top 500 privately owned companies. Mr. Alpert has been a generous philanthropist having established the Warren Alpert Foundation, a non profit organization which supports innovative individuals and organizations dedicated to understanding and curing disease through groundbreaking research, scholarship and service.  

Our mission


 The focus of The Warren Alpert Foundation is to improve the health of the public through grants and programmatic activities progressing towards attaining or perfecting medical treatments or cures through basic research, translational and outcomes research as well as through health education.  




NOTE: From time to time The Warren Alpert Foundation will elicit proposals in specific research and education areas.

Prospective applicants should submit a short 2 page letter of intent describing the program, its approximate budget, time line and its concordance with our mission statement. 

Send letters of intent to:

The Warren Alpert Foundation

Attn: Grants

90 Elm Street – Suite 2

Providence, RI 02903

Letters of intent are reviewed quarterly prior to our quarterly meetings. (February, May, August & November)


The Warren Alpert Scholars - Fellowships Award


The 2019 Fellowship award in neuroscience is no longer accepting applications.  Please check back periodically for more information on the next Warren Alpert Foundation fellowship award.  

If you should have any general questions, please email info@warrenalpertfoundation.org.

Thank you for your interest.

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The Warren Alpert Foundation

90 Elm Street, Suite 2, Providence, RI 02903, US

Phone: (401) 383-1331 / Fax (401) 270-1358

Financial Information

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