Our Corporate Partners

Corporations and foundations that partner with The Young Scientist Foundation distinguish their organizations as socially responsible and earn the gratitude and loyalty of all those affected by terrible diseases, plus their families, friends and caregivers.   The generous donations of our partners enable young people to discover their passion for science by working alongside accomplished researchers to develop new treatments for diseases.  The energy and ideas of each partner help to hasten the discovery of new treatments and cures for illnesses of all kinds.

As a result, our corporate and foundation sponsors gain national visibility as corporate good citizens, reaching a variety of audiences.  Learn how your organization can become a partner and help the young scientists of today discover the cures of tomorrow!

For more information on the wide range of opportunities to support the work of The Young Scientist Foundation and to discuss corporate and foundation funding, please contact:

Jamie L. Jones, MNO Executive Director


Medidata Solutions is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research in life sciences,committed to transforming clinical development through intelligent technology and data analytics, and bringing needed treatments to the public faster. The Medidata Clinical Cloud™ enhances productivity and quality in the clinical testing of promising medical treatments, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. We are committed to advancing the competitive and scientific goals of our global customers, which include over 90% of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations.

Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

Founded in 1843, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine is the largest medical research institution in Ohio and is among the nation’s top medical schools for research funding from the National Institutes of Health. The School of Medicine is recognized throughout the international medical community for outstanding achievements in teaching. The School’s innovative and pioneering Western Reserve2 curriculum interweaves four themes–research and scholarship, clinical mastery, leadership, and civic professionalism–to prepare students for the practice of evidence-based medicine in the rapidly changing health care environment of the 21st century. Nine Nobel Laureates have been affiliated with the School of Medicine.

Annually, the School of Medicine trains more than 800 MD and MD/PhD students and ranks in the top 25 among U.S. research-oriented medical schools as designated by U.S. News & World Report’s “Guide to Graduate Education.”

The School of Medicine’s primary affiliate is University Hospitals Case Medical Center and is additionally affiliated with MetroHealth Medical Center, the Louis Stokes Cleveland Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and the Cleveland Clinic, with which it established the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University in 2002.

Case Comprehensive Cancer Center

The Case Comprehensive Cancer Center (Case CCC) is an NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center. Our consortium brings together the best and brightest research faculty of its partner institutions, Case Western Reserve University, University Hospitals Case Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic. Located in Cleveland, Ohio, the Case CCC serves a population with higher than average cancer rates. Our researchers dedicate themselves to improving cancer outcomes through basic studies into signaling pathways giving rise to cancer and its genetic and epigenetic causes, pursuing novel therapeutic targets, and analyzing life style interventions to prevent cancer and detect it earlier.

We are proud to be one of only 41 NCI-designated Comprehensive Cancer Centers in the nation. To learn more about our Center, please visit our website at

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) is dedicated to improving the lives of people affected by type 1 diabetes (T1D), through treatment and prevention. As the world’s largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has awarded more than $1.6 billion since its founding in 1970. This has expanded the scientific understanding of the disease, and has helped improve treatments. More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support research and education. Standing behind JDRF are the passionate grassroots volunteers who are connected to children, adolescents, and adults with T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners who share this goal. For more information, visit our website at

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Share Our Strength

The Young Scientist Foundation actively supports Share Our Strength®, a nonprofit organization working to end childhood hunger in the United States by 2015. Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign, connects children and their families with the nutritious food they need to lead healthy, active lives. In addition to traveling for and speaking on behalf of Share Our Strength, The Young Scientist Foundation and its members participate in Taste of the Nation events in New York City, and around the country.

Share Our Strength has four goals:
  • To create public-private partnerships at the state and city level that map out comprehensive, measurable plans to end childhood hunger in those areas
  • To build public awareness about childhood hunger, and to find solutions to end it
  • To provide grants to organizations that improve access to nutritious food, and educate families about such programs
  • To educate children and families about nutritious, affordable food
To learn more about Share Our Strength, visit To find a Share Our Strength event near you, visit To take the No Kid Hungry pledge, visit Live Learn Play We measure our progress by measuring participation in effective, existing programs that provide nutritious food to children at home (SNAP, or food stamps, WIC, and nutrition education), during school (breakfast and lunch, and through nutrition education) and when school is out (afterschool snacks and summer meals).