My Nonprofit Reviews
Review for American Hearing Research Foundation, Elmhurst, IL, USA
The AHRF meets an important need in hearing research by providing seed funding for new and innovative science in the field. The review process is professional, thorough, quick and the organization is very supportive and helpful. I have been very impressed by the vision and dedication of this foundation.
I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...
My collaborative group applied for a small, 1 year seed grant from the AHRF for a new and innovative project in hearing research. This has enabled us to quickly get this project up to speed and to obtain the data for future large scale funding.
If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...
A major strength of an organization such as the AHRF is their ability to be strategically nimble, so that new and potentially breakthrough technologies can be rapidly added to their research portfolio. This really can make a difference to how quickly research gets done. Large government-sponsored organizations tend to move more slowly. In order to continue this mission they need even more donors and an expansion of their research portfolio and scale of funding.