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Announcing the 2024 Rainwater Prize Winners

Recipients Dr. Virginia Man-Yee Lee and Dr. Cristian Lasagna-Reeves have be awarded for their ongoing contributions to scientific understanding of tau in the brain

Our 2021-2022 annual report is now available

Inaugural Tauopathy Challenge Workshop

The Therapeutic Landscape of Tauopathies: Challenges and Prospects

Let’s give it all away. But let’s do it in a particular way, with our hearts and our minds. Let’s find what works and support that.”

Richard E. Rainwater

Founder, The Rainwater Charitable Foundation

Foundation Overview

The Rainwater Charitable Foundation (RCF) is a private family foundation based in Fort Worth, Texas, founded by Richard E. Rainwater in 1991. We approach our philanthropic giving with humility, and pursue initiatives where we can involve partnerships and measure impact.





Program Areas

In all areas of giving, RCF seeks to employ the same strategies and values that Mr. Rainwater used for business investments. We seek out programs with measurable success, strong leadership and the ability to scale for greater impact.

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