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Jacksonville’s Scott R. MacKenzie Foundation offers grants for genetic research

A private foundation that satisfies the requirements of Internal Revenue Code Section 501 is The Scott R. MacKenzie Foundation. It was created with the overarching goal of supporting efforts that enhance the development of genomic research-based treatments for particular diseases. The Foundation will only take into account funding gifts to organizations that are recognized tax-exempt organizations with charitable purposes and are based in the United States, as defined by section 501 of the Internal Revenue Code. Each grant application will be examined to make sure it complies with the Foundation's guidelines and all applicable legal and regulatory requirements.

The Scott R. MacKenzie Foundation funds leading-edge human genetic research (DNA, RNA, protein) to advance cures for cancer, lung disease, diabetes, and heart disease.


Funding is available for tax-exempt United States based organizations

We fund innovative, scientific researchers and centers of excellence that work collaboratively in sentinel genome sequencing and advanced research to develop new treatment pathways for cancer, lung disease, diabetes, and heart disease.


Timeline for Application Process

Initial Grant Application

The initial grant application will make it easier to determine whether the requirements of your organization are in line with our mission. is the email address, and 2518 Park Street, Suite 2, Jacksonville, FL 32204 is the postal address.

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Final Grant Application

The Foundation will review and respond to each Final Grant Application. If additional information or clarification is needed, you will be contacted.

During this process, we may ask you to have a representative from your organization make a presentation or may request your organization to provide a facility tour. We welcome any questions during this process. Once our due diligence is completed, you will be contacted regarding declination or acceptance. If accepted, you will be notified and additional information may be required to facilitate the distribution of funds.


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How To Apply

How to apply for Mackenzie Scott grants or loans is very easy, you can contact us via the official email: or better still through our self-service application form on our website by filling out all necessary information on the online form and submit it directly on our website.
Please ensure to indicate whether you are applying for grants or loans before submitting the form. Our dedicated staff is working 24/7 to ensure that all your request is meant promptly and strictly.

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CEO/Managing Director
Mackenzie Scott