Grants & Charitable Contributions

Charitable Contributions & Other Grants

Ultragenyx supports charitable contributions and non-medical education grants to non-profit, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) charitable organizations that are established to support patient healthcare and educational initiatives, patient advocacy, and access to information about relevant disease states and treatments, with funding priority generally given to patient and professional activities that support the rare and orphan disease community. 

Who Can Apply

  • Patient Advocacy Groups
  • Academic Institutions
  • Professional, Medical, and/or Scientific Associations

How to Apply

To apply for a non-medical education grant or charitable contribution, please email grants@ultragenyx.com with a detailed request including the following:

  • Statement of proposed donation request (e.g., on the organization’s letterhead) from the 501(c)(3) organization, and proof of its tax-exempt status
  • Completed attached Ultragenyx grant requester form and IRS W-9 form (if a U.S. organization), which includes the name and contact information of the organization, a primary contact person, the organization’s tax identification number and other information
  • A description of the funding being requested, including the dollar amount, nature of the program or event, timing, and any other information that could be useful in funding the request such as planned objectives for use
  • Date a response is needed

Medical Education Grants

Ultragenyx supports independent third party organizations for continuing medical education to health care practitioners on topics related to Ultragenyx’s research and business objectives in therapeutic areas in which Ultragenyx participates, or those that are of interest to the Company.

Who Can Apply

  • Accredited providers that deliver continuing medical education
  • Academic and research institutions that engage in clinical, preclinical, and basic research activities

How to Apply

To apply for a medical education grant, please email grants@ultragenyx.com with a detailed request including the following:

  • Statement of proposed program (e.g., on the organization’s letterhead) from the requestor describing the program and including amount of grant support sought

  • Learning objectives, an agenda and a detailed needs assessment

  • The medium or media through which the program will be delivered (e.g., live presentation, written materials, online courses, podcasts, or conference symposia)

  • Target audience(s) for the program or activity

  • Method(s) to obtain learning results, outcomes, and other relevant metrics for the program

  • Whether the program will be accredited by the ACCME and/or another accreditation organization

  • Complete, itemized budget and program costs, including administration, overhead, meals, content development, faculty fees, honoraria and travel to personnel and healthcare professionals serving as faculty or moderators

  • Completed attached Ultragenyx grant requester form and IRS W-9 form (if a U.S. organization), which includes the name and contact information of the organization, a primary contact person, the organization’s tax identification number and other information