Sanofi UK’s 2014 Patient Group Bursary Scheme offers £50k

first_img Global healthcare provider Sanofi UK is again offering £50,000 to be shared amongst three organisations in its annual Patient Group Bursary Scheme. The company aims to support organisations that promote the needs and interests of patients.This year the scheme has included a separate category to encourage more entries from smaller UK charities.Two successful applicants will receive the Gold or Silver grant of £25,000 and £15,000 respectively, with £10,000 also being made available to any group with an annual income of £300,000 or less.Last year the Anaphylaxis Campaign was the Gold Bursary winner. Lynne Regent, CEO of the group, said:“The Sanofi Patient Group Bursary Scheme has enabled the Anaphylaxis Campaign to broaden our support for parents with children who are affected by severe food allergies. Specialist training programmes for our ten new support group volunteers means we can now provide high quality peer-to-peersupport for other families dealing with the consequences of life-threatening allergies.”Steve Oldfield, Managing Director of Sanofi UK and Ireland, said: Advertisement Howard Lake | 17 April 2014 | News Photo: patient care by Lighthunter on Shutterstock.com AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis “It is a privilege for Sanofi UK to continue the Patient Group Bursary Scheme into its fourth year. Since 2011, we have seen winners of the scheme make a huge difference to the lives of patients and their families and carers. It is important we continue to provide our support, so these innovative and life changing campaigns can continue.”How to applyAll not-for-profit patient groups are eligible to apply for the bursary: registered charity status is not a requirement.Applications for the Patient Group Bursary Scheme 2014 are now open and will close at 17.00 on 28 May 2014. To enter, download an application form and the Guide for Applicants from Sanofi.co.uk.  Completed application forms should be emailed to the bursary secretariat at Justhealthcomms.Other charitable supportSanofi also encourages its staff to take part in fundraising through the Sanofi Inspires Challenge. About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. Sanofi UK’s 2014 Patient Group Bursary Scheme offers £50k Tagged with: Funding  27 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

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