The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation provides grants for medical research of practical benefit. It focuses on initiatives to strengthen research on health issues, promote research leadership, and put new knowledge to work for public benefit. The Donaghue Foundation was established in 1991 by the will of Ethel Donaghue in memory of her parents. Learn more
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Donaghue provides grants for rigorous medical and health-related research that promotes knowledge of practical benefit through its own programs and through several collaborative funding partnerships. Read More
The Donaghue Foundation announces its 2016 Greater Value Portfolio grant program that will fund research projects for the purpose of creating new approaches to achieving a higher value healthcare system. The goal of this program is to test new approaches and tools that organizations can readily use to improve the value of the healthcare they provide to their patients and communities.
For more information, please click here to view the full grant announcement and detailed letter of intent instructions.
The Winter 2016 Issue of the Donaghue Foundation’s newsletter Practically Speaking is now available. The issue features the 2015 Greater Value Portfolio Awardees and Another Look Awardees as well as stories on the Connecticut Choosing Wisely® Collaborative, Linking Evidence and Practice Portfolio, the Trustees Letter, and more.
The Practically Speaking newsletter is published three times a year. You can find past issues here.