The Jurassic Foundation, founded in 1998, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing funding for research on dinosaur paleontology. The Foundation awards modest research grants to qualified applicants from all over the world. The grant program is overseen by a Scientific Board of Directors consisting of five professional dinosaur paleontologists. Funding for the Jurassic Foundation is derived primarily from donations provided by Amblin Entertainment and Universal Studios.


Current President: Matthew Lamanna
Section of Vertebrate Paleontology
Carnegie Museum
of Natural History
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-4080


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