The GBT Foundation Awards $250,000 in ACE Grants to Support Sickle Cell Disease Community-Based Organizations

The Sickle Cell Association of South Louisiana is a 2022 GBT Foundation ACE Program Grant recipient and will be using this grant for our KNEAUX Sickle Program to support resources for teens transitioning from pediatric to adult SCD healthcare providers. Thank you to GBT Foundation for their continuos support in bring awareness to sickle cell disease. 

“The GBT Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization primarily funded by Global Blood Therapeutics, Inc. (GBT), has awarded grants of approximately $50,000 each to five community-based organizations (CBOs) as recipients of the inaugural Access to Care Empowerment for Sickle Cell (ACE) Grant Program. Through the ACE Grant Program, The GBT Foundation plans to fund up to $250,000 per year to support initiatives dedicated to advancing health equity and enhancing education, empowerment, and access to care for people living with sickle cell disease (SCD).” Click here for the full press release.