The Lawson Foundation 2012-13 Diabetes Funding Opportunity opens Tuesday, April 10, 2012

by Scott Mitchell on April 10, 2012

The 2012-13 diabetes funding opportunity will open on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 5:00 P.M. ET. Submission deadline: Monday, May 28, 2012 at 11:59 pm ET.

The Foundation seeks to award $2,000,000 through a Canada-wide call for letters of intent. Ten (10) project grants will be awarded of $200,000 (maximum) payable over 2 years.  The 2012 round is the first of three rounds of funding to award $6,000,000 ($2,000,000/round) to projects using a Canada-wide call for letters of intent in 2012, 2014 and 2016.

The Diabetes Program envisions a Canadian population with reduced rates of diabetes and diabetes-related complications.

To improve the health of people with or at risk of developing diabetes through research, care and improved/sustained self-management.
To slow the forecasted trends in the burden and impact of diabetes.

To strengthen the delivery of diabetes prevention, care and management programs and services through innovation.

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