The Foundationís founder, John V.N. Dorr, was responsible for the white painted lines found alongside of highways. The Foundationís primary funding focus is the development of new science curricula for children in grades 6-12. Support is also given to special education projects for youth relating to conservation and the environment. Some grants are made for research and information dissemination on chemical, metallurgical, and sanitation engineering. Funding is disbursed to organizations nationwide with some emphasis on those in the Northeast. Applicants are asked to make the initial contact with the Foundation by phone. There are no deadlines.
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