The Lemelson Foundation

Thank you for your interest in advancing invention to create a more just, prosperous and sustainable future.

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    General Inquiries

    The Lemelson Foundation
    1455 NW Overton St, Suite 500
    Portland, OR 97209

    Grants Inquiries

    The Lemelson Foundation does not seek unsolicited proposals. See our What We Fund page to learn more about our grantmaking process, and our Qualifiers page for more information about how we evaluate potential grants.

    Media Inquiries

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