Grant funds available for seminars and conferences

Posted on October 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

PPP Healthcare Medical Trust is launching a new grant programme to support seminars and conferences. Voluntary sector organisations, academic institutions and NHS Trusts can apply for funding for meetings that aim to spread new information and knowledge concerning healthcare issues, encourage user involvement and inter-disciplinary working. Grants of between £1,000 and £20,000 are available. The first deadline for applications is November 17, 2000 for events planned to take place after March 2001, that is four months after the application deadline. The second deadline will be May 11, 2001, and should be for events taking place after September 2001. There will be two rounds of grants each year. Only the first 50 applications received in each round will be considered. Applications can be for grants to support single events or a series of events taking place over several months, within the UK. The subject of the seminar or conference should be something unlikely to attract pharmaceutical or corporate sponsorsh

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