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.

Goals
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.

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

For more information, visit http://lawson.ca/.

 

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