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Grants, Donations and Sponsorships

Takeda Canada is dedicated to helping Canadians achieve better health and brighter futures and believes in its responsibility to our partners, communities, environment and employees. Takeda is committed to enhancing the lives of patients, not only with our medicines, but also by empowering our communities.


Online application process

  • Only applications submitted through our online process will be reviewed.
  • Before starting your application, please review the requirements for submission and the list of initiatives Takeda does not support.

This funding program does not support the following:

  • Businesses or other for-profit organizations
  • Private foundations
  • All payments made to an individual or to an entity that is controlled in fact by an individual Stakeholder or its family member, legal representative, or agent
  • Religious or faith-based organizations
  • Travel for individuals or groups
  • Capital funding requests (building or equipment)
  • Debt reduction campaigns
  • Letter of request or prospectus describing your initiative. Include date, venue and location.
  • Learning objectives, if applicable
  • A draft agenda for events
  • A detailed budget breakdown
  • Information regarding your funding approach (what other sources of funding you are pursuing?)

Select one of the following to be directed to the appropriate application:

Apply for a Grant 

A grant is arm’s length funding for initiatives whereby the primary objective is to support independent bona-fide scientific, medical, or healthcare-education, research and projects to improve patient’s outcomes related activities. Takeda does not control, influence or participate in the design or conduct of the activity or acquire a tangible benefit from the funding other than incidental recognition.

Examples of eligible initiatives:

  • Patient education materials such as brochures, online seminars, videos/animations
  • Patient education managed by patient organizations 
  • Fellowships
  • Independent HCP Medical Education
  • General medical research
  • General public policy research
  • Projects to improve patient’s outcomes
  • Journal Clubs and Rounds

Apply for a Sponsorship 

Sponsorships are provisions of funding to support bona-fide scientific, medical, health care-related or other activities, where Takeda may control, influence or participate in the design or conduct of the initiative or acquire a tangible benefit.

Examples of eligible initiatives:

  • Conferences and congresses whereby the sponsors benefit from elements such as complimentary registration, a booth or exhibit or prominent corporate signage.
  • Other initiatives whereby Takeda acquire a tangible benefit (e.g. complimentary registration, prominent recognition)

Apply for a Donation 

Donations are provisions of funding in support of charitable and philanthropic activities. Takeda does not control or influence the support provided or acquire a tangible benefit other than incidental recognition. Recipients must be not for-profit organizations and registered charities.