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News: Philanthropy

Youth Web
Funding Announcements
Pritzker Family Fund Gift Deepens Exploration in Well-Being Across Lifespan
March 2, 2017

The Center for Healthy Minds will deepen its research on well-being across the lifespan, thanks to a gift from the Lisa and John Pritzker Family Fund

Youth Thrive Web
Gift Expands Faculty and Research to Help Youth Flourish
October 6, 2015

Gift enables research investigating mental health for at-risk youth

Photo of the Education Building at UW-Madison by Jeff Miller via University Communications at UW-Madison
Kellner Gift to Bolster Synergy Between School of Education, Center for Healthy Minds
March 23, 2015

A generous gift will enable the Center for Healthy Minds and UW–Madison School of Education to study child development and well-being

Photo of child playing with tablet by Brad Flicklinger via Flickr
Well-Being in Children
Educational Games to Train Middle Schoolers’ Attention, Empathy
May 21, 2012

A new grant will allow researchers to design and rigorously test two educational games

How Does the Compassionate Brain, Measured in the Lab, Predict What Occurs in Real Life?
February 1, 2012

The John Templeton Foundation gives a grant to the Center to study virtues such as altruism and compassion

Photo of the Dalai Lama and Richard Davidson by Jeff Miller from University Communications at UW-Madison
Dalai Lama Trust to Fund UW–Madison Research on Healthy Minds
September 8, 2010

The Center received a grant from the Dalai Lama’s personal trust to support research on healthy qualities of mind