In order to be considered for funding by the CWD Research Foundation, research must lead to a cure or prevention of type 1 diabetes. To be defined as a cure we expect the ultimate cure to meet 3 criteria

  • Efficacious
  • Safe for all
  • Affordable to the general population

Examples include:


  • Encapsulated Porcine Islet Cell Transplantation
  • Autologous stem cell transplantation
  • Cord blood research
  • Short term immunosuppression


Nutritional intervention to prevent type 1 diabetes and other clinical trials that may prove to be effective.


We will accept grant applications on JDRF grant forms or click here for our guidelines.