Imperial Health Charity
Online Application Portal
We are an independent charity that raises and manages money for clinical research and healthcare projects at the five hospitals making up Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust ("NHS Trust") in London: Charing Cross, Hammersmith, Queen Charlotte’s & Chelsea, St Mary’s and Western Eye hospitals. Excellent patient care lies at the heart of everything we do. Our aim is to be at the forefront of healthcare innovation through the projects, research and studies that we fund, so that patients can continue to be given the best healthcare service at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and across the broader NHS.
Our Grants Programme
Applications can be submitted by members of Trust staff under the following grant schemes:
Dresden Hardship Fund - up to £2,000 per application
Funding is available to support patients and families in critical need during their time in hospital. Funding requests need to be submitted by a member of on behalf of a patient currently receiving treatment at one of the Trust’s five hospitals.Applications are accepted year-round with no formal deadlines. For more information click here.
Research Fellowships - circa £50,000 per application
Funding is available to both medics and non-medics looking to undertake a period of pre-doctoral or post-doctoral research for one year. The Fellowship provides funding for an individual Fellow's salary for 12 months and related research expenses. We are now lifting the cap to be able to support the full cost of an individual’s salary where necessary to approx. £50,000- £65,000 dependent on salary requirements. If your salary will not be covered by £50,000 please contact the office before starting an application. Applications for the 2018/19 round will open on 01 October 2018. The funding call opens annually. For more information click here
Small Grants Fund - up to £5,000 per application
Funding is available for bright ideas that aim to improve the patient experience in wards, departments or across the Trust, and also towards staff amenities where appropriate. Applications are accepted year-round with the application window of 1 April to 28 February. Decision notification time frames are a sliding scale depending on the amount requested as follows:
- Under £2,000: 2 weeks
- £2,000-£10,000: Quarterly
For more information click here.
A charity registered in England and Wales, No 1166084