Team up against diabetes

Over the past five years, Sun Life has donated $30 million to the prevention of diabetes.

Since 2012, we have been committed to slowing the advance of diabetes and its related complications by aiming to improve the health and wellness of our communities, clients and employees.

Our Team Up Against Diabetes grant program give us the opportunity to directly engage with community organizations and support them in their efforts to improve people's health, prevent type 2 diabetes, and help those living with type 1 diabetes.

We provide programmatic support to 501(c)(3) charities that focus on the following areas:

  • diabetes prevention, awareness, education, and care
  • diabetes management
  • recovery and support from diabetes-related complications
  • obesity prevention 
  • nutritional programs—education, management, and awareness.

Organizations will have the opportunity to select from three grant options: $25,000, $50,000 or $100,000.

 

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Annual timeline

We will accept applications for the Sun Life Team Up Against Diabetes grant program each year in accordance with this timeline:

  • January 1 to March 31: Online application portal open
  • April 1 to June 30: National judging panel to review all applications 
  • July: Deadline to notify all organizations of the grant decision

Prior grant recipients

Learn more about previous grant recipients.

Contact information 

If you have any questions pertaining to the grant program, please email us at teamup@sunlife.com. Please note that we will not accept any applications via email. All applications must be submitted through the online portal.

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