Investment in research is an investment in the future. The groundbreaking discoveries by CRI researchers address fundamental scientific questions related to the biological basis of disease, revealing new strategies for diagnosing and treating disease.

Why Give?

Most of the research in CRI is funded through extramural grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and other national medical research organizations. However, some exciting ideas are too new or too risky to fund through traditional grant mechanisms. In those cases, philanthropy can accelerate the ability of CRI scientists to explore potentially transformative new ideas. The generous investments of CRI donors have allowed CRI to recruit world-class scientists and to make high-impact discoveries.

See how you can help advance research at the intersection of regenerative medicine, cancer biology and metabolism.

How to Donate

If you are interested in supporting CRI research, consider making an online donation through Children’s Health or UT Southwestern Medical Center. You also can contact the Children’s Medical Center Foundation or the UT Southwestern Office of Development who can assist you directly.

Children’s Medical Center Foundation
Contact Us 214-456-8360


UT Southwestern Medical Center
Contact Us 214-456-8360


The Effect of Giving

CRI has leveraged philanthropy and endowments to help recruit world-class scientists and to provide stable funding for research that has already yielded transformative effects in the way we think about treating disease. Explore some of the major breakthroughs CRI has made in the field of biomedical research, and see how you can help advance research at the intersection of regenerative medicine, cancer biology and metabolism.


Meet Our Donors

The continued growth and success of CRI depends on our ability to recruit and retain exceptional faculty and outstanding trainees, to maintain top-quality research facilities, and to support new avenues for research. Generous investments by our donors allow CRI scientists to address fundamental problems in novel ways.

The Scripps Society

The Scripps Society recognizes friends who have invested $1 million or more in CRI. The society is named in honor of Debbie and Ric Scripps, who have embodied the mission of Children’s Health—“To make life better for children”—through philanthropy, board leadership, and volunteerism for more than 30 years.

Members of the Scripps Society

Patricia F. and Jerome T. Abbott*
Emy Lou and Jerry Baldridge
Kathryne and Gene Bishop*
W. W. Caruth, Jr. Foundation at the Communities Foundation of Texas
Constantin Foundation
Dean Foods Foundation
Ute Schwarz and Rolf R. Haberecht
Hamon Charitable Foundation
S.T. Harris Family
Hoblitzelle Foundation
The Jonesville Foundation
Josephine Hughes Sterling Foundation
Mrs. Jan Richey and Mr. Tom R. Lamphere
Charles R. Lathem
Moody Foundation
Kelly and David Pfeil
The Pogue Foundation
Once Upon a Time Foundation
Pollock Foundation
Debbie and Ric Scripps
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