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Fund for UFO Research

Fund for UFO Research

Founded in the District of Columbia in 1979 to provide grants for UFO research and public education. The chairman since its beginning has been physicist Bruce Maccabee. It reviews research proposals and approves those that promise to advance scientific knowledge and public awareness of UFO phenomena. It grants interviews to news media, bestows awards, and conducts research programs. It is not a membership organization nor does it publish a magazine, although it issues occasional reports. It does not investigate UFO reports, but it works with and funds groups that do. Address: P.O. Box 277, Mt. Rainier, MD 20712.


A Brief History of the Fund for UFO Research. Washington, D.C.: Fund for UFO Research, n.d.

Clark, Jerome. UFOs in the 1980s. Vol. 1 of The UFO Encyclopedia. Detroit: Apogee Books, 1990.

The Government UFO Collection: A Collection of UFO Documents from the Government of the USA and Canada. Mt. Rainier, Md.: Fund for UFO Research, 1981-85.

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