Current Programs & Funds
OSA Foundation donors inspire young minds, support today's optics and photonics students, and recognize excellence. Our programs are created and funded by the generosity of individuals and companies within the community.
Without your donations, we cannot do the important work and have the impact we do.
The OSA Foundation’s Annual Fund supports our impactful programs designed to inspire the next generation of scientists. 100% of donor funds are currently used for program support, not administrative expenses.
The OSA Foundation is excited to provide the official International Year of Light Education Kit, Light BLOX, to students, teachers, parents and education enthusiasts. Light BLOX provides students with hands on activities that introduce them to the science of light. Each kit comes equipped with a guidebook including lesson plans and activities. Inspire the Future. Donate a kit today. Please note that this program will close in conjunction with the official closing of IYL in February 2016.
The Siegman International School on Lasers brings together up to 100 of the world’s brightest graduate students each year to learn from academic and industry leaders.