The Hemophilia Association of New Jersey (HANJ) announced awards of state advocacy grants to seven hemophilia organizations. The Partnership for Advocacy and Communications Training (PACT) Grant Program provides financial support to organizations for the purpose of conducting grassroots, state advocacy on behalf the bleeding disorders community.
The first annual PACT awards went to the Delaware Valley Chapter of NHF, New England Hemophilia Association, Ohio Bleeding Disorders Council, Hemophilia Foundation of Michigan, Hemophilia Foundation of Minnesota/Dakotas, Great Lakes Hemophilia Foundation and the Lone Star Chapter of NHF. “Supported by these grants, our state hemophilia associations will be able to work closely with key decision-makers to preserve quality of care,” said HANJ Executive Director Elena Bostick.
The PACT program is administered by HANJ and funded through a $160,000 grant from Baxter Healthcare Corporation. Grant applications were reviewed by an independent committee comprised of advocacy, hemophilia and health insurance experts.
Source: PR Newswire US, October 31, 2005