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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.  

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.


The Gala took place Monday evening, October 8th at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. If you were unable to attend, please make a donation by going to the Donate Now tab.


Fight for Sight is looking for a Development Officer.

The position is currently posted through Philanthropy News Digest Click to learn more


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 FFS-Lirot award is due December 31st
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.