CASTING THE GRANTS NET WIDE

| March 31, 2019

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Many groups are unaware of the range of grants they could be searching and applying for. They tend to narrow the options rather than widen them. Your group should cast its net wide, already searching for grants in your primary area of concern, of course, but have you thought about how many different sectors you fit into? If you're a local tennis club in a small country town, for example, you're looking for 'Sports' grants, of course - but you need to be looking further.

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Duchenne UK is a lean, ambitious and highly focused charity with a clear vision: to fund and accelerate treatments and a cure for Duchenne muscular dystrophy. The charity has been formed by the coming together of Joining Jack and Duchenne Children’s Trust, the two biggest funders of research in the UK in the last five years. We are committed to continuing to drive momentum to deliver treatments to help this generation of those with DMD.

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