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The 2019 Lights-On Gala & Silent Auction will be held on Monday, October 28th. 
Mark your calendars and make your reservations. We hope everyone will join us for this year's remarkable evening.


Make a reservation, or purchase a table or ad here.


Going Blind Screening and Panel Discussion

 Please join us for a special screening of Going Blind: Coming Out of the Dark About Vision Loss followed by a panel discussion. Going Blind is a documentary film by Peabody Award-winning producer/director Joseph Lovett, that looks at each aspect of vision loss: detecting, treating, and coping.

When: Wednesday, November 6, 6:00pm

Where: The Players
16 Gramercy Park South, New York, NY 10001

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Supporting Cataract Studies

"Salma Al Saai is conducting genetic research with the hope that such preventive measures might be possible in the future. Her work got a boost recently with the award of a highly competitive summer scholarship from the Fight for Sight organization, which is supporting one aspect of the project."
Read more here.


Fight for Sight
Grant Applicant Information

  Learn more about Fight for Sight Grants and Awards on our Grants, Research Award Types or Guidelines pages. You may begin your online application on our Grant Applications page.

Applications for the FFS/NANOS award are due September 15th
Applications for the Post-Doctoral and Grants-in-Aid award are due November 15th
Applications for the FFS-Lirot award are due December 31st
Applications for the Summer Student award are due February 15th.
All applications must be completed and submitted online by midnight Eastern Time.  

Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. Please watch the website for information about Fight for Sight’s 2019 - 2020 grant program.

All material submitted becomes the property of Fight for Sight. Late or incomplete applications will not be reviewed.



  Help us continue our more than seven-decade mission of supporting and inspiring eye and vision research by funding promising scientists early in their careers.  

The lives of thousands of families are improved through Fight for Sight sponsored research.
Please help us with a contribution of any size.