Foundation / Corporation
11/30/17 Midnight EST
Grants of up to $50,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for innovative, patient-centered programs and research projects that focus on helping people with Cystic Fibrosis live fuller lives. Proposals must address the psycho-social challenges patients face, improve the overall support of family members of patients, support patients in taking more ownership of their healthcare, and/or enhance the education of patients, including topics on transition, adherence, and navigating new environments.
GrantWatch ID#: 148350
- Individual Projects Maximum Grant Amount: $50,000 USD per award.
- Collaboration Projects Maximum Grant Amount: $100,000 USD per award.
Program must be complete within 12 months of execution of grant agreement and outcomes/accomplishments must be available for review at the end of that period.
Applicant must be a 501(c)(3) or similarly credentialed nonprofit organization.
Collaborative proposals between nonprofit and/or CF advocacy/community groups and/or academic institutions and/or medical societies are strongly encouraged and trans‐national programs are also encouraged.
Note: Applicants must advise if it is a new program or support for ongoing initiatives
Vertex cannot fund projects that will provide a benefit to Vertex other than the “incidental and tenuous” benefit that Vertex receives in the form of goodwill, name recognition, and publicity. Specifically, Vertex will not consider projects that:
- Promote a specific Vertex product or line of business
- Provide more than an “incidental or tenuous” benefit to Vertex (generally defined as good will and publicity)
- Involve lobbying or political activity
- Create an appearance of impropriety
The funding source is accepting applications through November 30, 2017 for the 2018 program.
Click on the link in the Supporting Documents section below to download the application.
Announcement of Grant Recipients will take place no later than January 31, 2018.
Note: This program is global in scope, but the applications and support materials must be submitted in English.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.