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The Journey of Your Donation
The Foundation uses a peer review process, in which scientists and experts examine research proposals for rigor, integrity and quality. Simply put: only the best of the best are funded.
The patient, rheumatology and pharmaceutical communities come together and make investments that fund essential research and training grants.
Expert peer reviewers examine applications and score them against rigorous criteria. Applications are ranked and sent to the Scientific Advisory Council, which makes funding recommendations to the Board of Directors.
The Foundation’s Board of Directors review and approve the funding recommendations made by the Scientific Advisory Council.
The Foundation notifies and distributes funds to applicants selected through the peer review process and approved by the Board of Directors.
Foundation-supported researchers and educators advance research and training to build a stronger workforce and create better patient outcomes.
Your Dollars Combined
Funding the Best with Certainty
Charity Navigator has awarded the Foundation four stars, the highest possible, for eight consecutive years as a result of its transparency and utilization of funds.