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  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.



Arthur Makar, FFS’s Executive Director, recently received a Strike for Sight check from Board Member, John LaSpina, and Terri Hermann, Event Coordinator at Jib Lanes, where the annual fundraiser was held on November 18.  

Fight for Sight’s Lights-On Gala has always attracted the entertainment world’s brightest luminaries including Carol Channing, who died January 15, 2019

The date for the 2019 Lights-On Gala has been announced. The event will be Monday, October 28th, 2019.
We hope everyone will join us for another remarkable evening.


Fight for Sight Grant Applicant Information

Fight for Sight’s 2019 Post-Doctoral Award, Grant-in-Aid and Summer Student Fellowship applications are being accepted for review by deadlines specific to the grant. Grant recipients will be announced in the spring. Please watch the website for information about Fight for Sight’s 2019 grant program.


Applications for the Summer Student award is due February 15th

All applications must be completed and submitted online by midnight Eastern Time.  

You may begin your online application on our Grant Applications page.

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