Leo Foundation offers skin disease grants with enviable success rates and is increasing its funding
- Read and check eligibility requirements and requests for supporting documentation—this often catches people out.
- Familiarise yourself with the Leo Foundation’s philanthropic scope and show how your bid is in tune with that.
- Feasibility is an important criterion; partner with other groups if you do not have the necessary experience in-house.
- Skin cancer is out of scope for applications, but skin cancer models can be used in methodology.
For dermatology researchers, the Denmark-based Leo Foundation is a particularly valuable funder. The philanthropic organisation manages financial assets of around €2.3 billion and is accelerating its annual funding upwards of €20 million.