Revolutionary Wealth is still revolutionizing our thinking

The date is June 8, 2001. Alvin Toffler is standing in front of 500 of South Korea’s best and most farsighted business, government, and academia leaders to present his view of the country’s global leadership challenges and opportunities. Alvin is here as part of a tour of the country, one he is taking with his…

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Celebrating 2021 and All the Milestones to Come

We are both inspired and humbled by what we were able to accomplish in 2021. The progress we’ve made to date well exceeds the already-ambitious goals we set for ourselves; and you—our generous community of partners, advocates, and champions—continue to overwhelm us with your support and kindness. Together, we continue to create new possibilities for…

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Purposeful Collaboration in Early-Stage Medical Research

The goal of The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) is to find solutions to humanity’s most difficult problems. But how do we find these solutions that have evaded us for so long, especially in the area of medical research? While great strides have been made by dedicated specialists in a wide variety of fields, many…

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Dr. Vijaya Kolachalama: Six-Month Update

Dr. Vijaya Kolachalama and each member of his team earned Toffler Scholar Awards in 2021 at Boston University. They are studying how artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to provide accurate diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive disorders. Earlier this summer, we published a piece about Dr. Kolachalama and the groundbreaking research that he…

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Over $1,000,000 Invested to Date to Advance Breakthrough Medical Research

The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) is proud to announce that our latest round of investments brings our total support of early-stage research to more than $1,000,000. In less than five years, the Toffler Scholar Program and our other funding initiatives have provided research grants, network support, and more for those whose work is changing…

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Interview with Dr. Bradley Hyman

This interview has been reposted with permission from DeborahWestphal.com The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) is working to create solutions to some of humanity’s most intractable challenges. To achieve breakthroughs, we have created a future-focused framework for funding priorities, one that focuses on early-stage research, high impact ideas, and cross-disciplinary problem-solving. Instilling future-focused thinking in…

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Karen Toffler Charitable Trust Announces New Toffler Scholars

The Toffler Scholar Program supports medical investigators engaged in early-stage, innovative medical research. The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust is pleased to announce that fifteen investigators engaged in early-stage research have earned Toffler Scholar Awards. The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust has partnered with six universities across the United States: The University of Florida, Temple University, Boston University, UCLA,…

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Targeting Breakthroughs in Early-Stage Medical Research

Many of humanity’s most intractable challenges are also our most personally impactful. Issues like poverty, access to clean water, and education inequality threaten life around the globe. Among these critical human issues, medical challenges rank high. Our own health, and the health of our loved ones, is simultaneously an impactful concern for many of us…

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The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust Commits $330,000 to Help Advance Vital Early-Stage Medical Research

Los Angeles, CA, October 7, 2020  The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) today announced that it has committed $330,000 to continue its support of transformative medical research. The funding is primarily being allocated through the Toffler Scholar Program to support researchers at six universities. Funds also will be directed toward research organizations working in the…

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The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust Launches to Solve the Funding and Support Gap for Early-stage Medical Research

The Trust honors the legacy of Alvin and Heidi Toffler by supporting future-focused medical research Los Angeles, CA, June 18, 2020 — The Karen Toffler Charitable Trust (KTCT) is pleased to announce the public launch of its newly expanded organization. This evolution positions the nonprofit to provide financial and network support for university researchers innovating…

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