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The Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation for the Advancement of Scientific Investigation.
—Eighty-one applications for grants were received by the trustees of the Ella Sachs Plotz Foundation during 1940. Fifty-one of these came from the United States and the other thirty from fifteen different countries in Europe, Asia, North America and South America. The total number of grants made during this year was twenty-three, one of these being a continued annual grant.In the seventeen years of its existence the Foundation has made three hundred and ninety-four grants, which have been distributed to investigators in Arabia, Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, India, Iraq, Italy, Latvia, Lebanon, Netherlands, North Africa, Norway, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Venezuela, Yugoslavia and the United States.During the present great need for funds, grants will be given in the