- Addresses cardiovascular health issues within the United States and its territories.
- Recognizes and works to address an unmet need related to cardiovascular health in the community.
- Responds to the urgency around addressing cardiovascular health issues, including cardiovascular disease or conditions contributing to cardiovascular disease.
- Improves the quality of patients’ and non-professional caregivers’ lives in connection with the services provided and work done.
The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation announced Wednesday that it is accepting online applications for the 2013 Connections for Cardiovascular Health SM program, which has provided nearly $11 million in grants to 33 organizations since its inception three years ago. The program each year awards grants of $150,000 and up to US-based nonprofit organizations engaged in charitable work at the community level in support of its mission of improving cardiovascular health in the United States. To qualify for a Foundation grant, US-based nonprofit organizations must be engaged in charitable work (at the community level or otherwise) that meets four key criteria: