American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science
The American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science (ACWIS), founded in 1944, develops philanthropic support for the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel, one of the world's premier scientific research institutions. The Weizmann Institute is a center of basic multidisciplinary scientific research and graduate study, addressing crucial problems in technology, medicine and health, energy, agriculture, and the environment. ACWIS engages in various activities in order to develop philanthropic funds for the Weizmann Institute from individuals, families, foundations, and the business community; educates the American public about the Institute's research; and represents the Institute's interests in the U.S.
Funds were transmitted to the weizmann institute of science, a world-renowned scientific research center. Basic research by weizmann institute scientists benefits people around the world, notably in fighting cancer, improving health and medicine, protecting our planet, advancing technology, enriching education, and exploring the physical world. Our scientists work with the brightest minds across the globe, from scientific institutes and medical centers to government agencies and academic institutions, as the they search for the answers to the most challenging questions facing humankind. Our mission is science for the benefit of humanity.
Funds were transmitted to the feinberg graduate school at the weizmann institute of science for scientific and educational purposes. The feinberg graduate school's purpose is to conduct, operate and maintain a graduate school for the study of natural sciences and mathematics. Since its establishment in 1958 as the academic arm of the weizmann institute of science responsible for all student and postdoctoral affairs, the feinberg graduate school has established its reputation as a multidisciplinary center where students strive to the highest levels of knowledge and understanding, under the guidance of creative and original researchers in the natural sciences and mathematics.