Where Your Dollars Go

JDRF has a bold plan for the future of type 1 diabetes (T1D) research in Canada. As better treatments unfold and the prospect of curing this disease rests on the horizon, we remain ever committed to directing more resources to launch and sustain innovative research and clinical trials from coast-to-coast. Transforming Lives: Today and Tomorrow is our solution to accelerating diabetes breakthroughs in partnership with the community we support. During these unprecedented times, raising critical funds to help accelerate T1D research is incredibly important – now, more than ever the T1D community needs our help. Philanthropic support will allow us to champion the short-term needs of the T1D community, such as providing real-time updates on COVID-19 and T1D. 

JDRF Research Funding Overview 

Since its founding in 1970 (1974 in Canada), JDRF has funded more than $3 billion CAD in T1D research globally and has dramatically advanced the T1D scientific frontier and the management of this disease. 

JDRF's research mission is to discover, develop, and deliver advances that prevent, better treat and cure t T1D. As the global leader focused on turning type one into type none, JDRF's research programs are comprehensive – addressing the hopes and dreams of every person with T1D for the best quality of life and a cure for this disease. 

For more information about research advances JDRF has funded, please go to jdrf.ca