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Washington Research Foundation | WRF Capital

Grant Highlights

Washington Research Foundation’s grant programs assist research, education and recruitment efforts throughout the state.


  • More than $80 million in total grants
  • 74 WRF commercialization grants, totaling $2.7 million in direct grants
  • More than 300 individual grants to the UW
  • Contributed to more than 100 endowments for chairs, professorships, research fellowships and graduate stipends
  • 106 ARCS graduate fellowships
  • 102 undergraduate fellowships

WRF was a founding partner of the UW’s Creating Futures campaign, which raised over $2.5 billion to help maintain UW's standing among the world's premier research insitutions..

In addition, WRF backs “gap” funding programs that target research and technologies with strong commercial potential at organizations including the University of Washington, Fred Hutch, Washington State University, Benaroya Research Institute, PNRI and Bloodworks Northwest.

Contact Us

For more information about our programs, please contact:

Beth Etscheid, Ph.D.
Director of Research Commercialization
Washington Research Foundation
(206) 336-5600