The V Foundation

  • Awarded more than $130 million in research grants to more than 100 prominent research institutions nationwide
  • Founded in 1993 by ESPN and former North Carolina State basketball coach Jim Valvano
  • Recently funded research by V Scholar Dr. Luis Carvajal-Carmona and his team, resulting in a discovery that Hispanic women have a lower risk of developing breast cancer than their Caucasian, African-American or Asian counterparts
  • Awards 100 percent of all direct cash donations to cancer research and related programs
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