Gerber Foundation

Organization Overview

The Gerber Foundation is an independent, private foundation dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of infants and young children by supporting medical research targeted from pre-birth to 3 years of age. Major categories of focus are general health and chronic disease issues, nutrition, and environmental hazards as they may affect this age group. Within this mandate, the Foundation focuses on translational and clinical research and support for early career development of investigators. The Gerber Foundation awards approximately $3.5 million in grants annually to institutions within the United States.