Through the kindness of a major gift you can drive forward ground-breaking research and bring cures for type 1 diabetes ever closer.

Why choose JDRF?

  • We are the leading charitable funder of type 1 diabetes research worldwide
  • We have consistently been at the forefront of major breakthroughs into the prevention and treatment of type 1 diabetes
  • Our global research programme continues to fund life-changing research into treatments and cures, bringing us closer to a world without type 1 diabetes
  • We give a voice to our community, campaigning for broader NHS provision of treatments and technologies, to improve the lives of all people with type 1 diabetes
  • We strive to help people at all ages and all stages of the condition to live longer, healthier lives. You are the reason JDRF exists, and you remain at the forefront of everything we do.

Read our 2019/20 Impact Report, which includes supporter and researcher stories as well as a snapshot of the incredible advances that we have made possible.

To achieve our ambitious research and advocacy goals, we collaborate with the best minds in the field.

But our most important partner is you.

By making a major gift to JDRF you are joining us in our quest for a world without type 1.

“Now, more than ever before, we need you to be an integral part of curing type 1 diabetes. The task ahead is monumental, but not insurmountable – and we simply can’t do it alone – at least not in a reasonable timeframe.” ~ Karen Addington, JDRF UK CEO

How you can make a difference

The Patrons' Club

Supporting pioneering research into type 1 diabetes, our Patrons' Club offers a unique route to shape the future for people living with this complex condition.

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The Accelerator Programme

The Accelerator Programme is a new way of approaching type 1 research, enabling you to support a broad portfolio of ground breaking, international research. Since our foundation, we have consistently been involved in major breakthroughs that are improving the lives of people with type 1 and moving us closer towards a cure. The Accelerator Programme ensures that you are part of this solution.

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It starts with a conversation

We can answer all your questions, talk you through the different options for patronage, and what your generosity will mean to our mission.

To get involved or find out more, contact JDRF’s Head of Philanthropy, Adele Claase.

Thank you.

Adele Claase
Head of Philanthropy
Mobile: 020 7713 2030