The Foundation is committed to the provision and improvement of medical education, knowledge and research.
Since the Foundation was set up, a total of £980,634 has been awarded, as 82 grants. The Foundation will consider grants to support:
Funding from The Foundation has supported Max Appeal to produce and reprint its National Consensus Document for 22q11 Deletion Syndrome, a comprehensive and accessible information resource for patients, families and professionals caring and supporting those with rare 22q11 gene deletion.
The British Liver Trust received funding towards the cost of updating and distributing its range of Liver Disease information booklets.
A leadership scholarship and bursary for senior nurses and midwives, awarded by
The Florence Nightingale Foundation and sponsored by The Foundation, has allowed senior nurses and midwives to travel abroad to learn how other countries support the treatment of chronic wounds, dementia care, palliative care and integrated cultural differences in care. A grant from the Foundation has allowed Body and Soul
to provide an HIV and AIDS awareness education programme for young people in secondary schools called ‘Life in My Shoes’.
Ataxia UK has received an award to produce a series of webcasts entitled 'Wobbly TV' to reach out to people with Ataxia via the web and share information on the latest developments in the search for a cure or effective treatment for this condition.
Meningitis Now has received funding for its Meningitis W vaccination and awareness programme in schools and universities.