Continuity of Care RARE Patient Impact Grant Program
Through the generosity of Global Genes, the SATB2 Gene Foundation has been awarded $12,500 to support the needs of our patients and their families, impacted by COVID-19. The purpose of this grant is to distribute continuity of care financial support to rare disease families in need during the COVID-19 crisis. Supporting SATB2 patients and families is one of the key pillars of our mission. We are pleased to be able to offer this support to our families.
Priority areas of approved financial support include providing patient access to educational/distance learning support (ie: tutoring, technology access, internet access), telehealth access, social support access, and career counseling resources (ie: internet access, smart phone/tablet access, etc.). Basic living expenses (such as groceries, rent, utility assistance) and transportation costs to medical appointments are also included. This award is open to US and international families.
Funds may not be utilized for medical expenses including medical bills, dental bills, insurance premiums, copayments, deductibles, medications, etc.
To apply you must:
- Have a SATB2-associated syndrome (aka Glass syndrome, 2q33.1) diagnosis
- Have a financial need to pertains to the 5 funding categories on the application
- Complete, in full, the application form
All information gathered in this application will be confidential and shared only with our Board of Directors to make eligibility determination awards. Applications will be reviewed and evaluated on a weekly basis.
Global Genes in an international nonprofit organization that connects, empowers and inspires the rare disease community, with the ultimate goal of improving the lives of the more than 400 million rare disease patients around the world and their families.