Harmony Biosciences' Patients at the Heart program underscores our ongoing commitment to support the comprehensive needs of people affected by rare neurological diseases.
In 2022, Patients at the Heart awards will be presented to nonprofit organizations that are working to support and address the challenges of people living with sleep disorders and rare neurological diseases who experience excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS).
Harmony Biosciences has two open application periods for Patients at the Heart in 2022:
Funding Application Information
Harmony Biosciences will request a program update one year after award.
Incomplete proposals will not be considered for review.
Applications will be reviewed by a cross-functional team of Harmony Biosciences employees. Proposals will be evaluated based on a standard set of review criteria, which will include the quality of the application, creativity of the solution, and the organization's infrastructure and past program successes.
Harmony Biosciences cannot fund projects that will provide a benefit to Harmony Biosciences other than the "incidental and tenuous" benefit that Harmony Biosciences receives in the form of goodwilI, name recognition, and publicity.
We wilI not consider proposals that include any of the following:
Harmony Biosciences will not accept applications for Medical Education Grants nor Investigator Sponsored Studies through the Patients at the Heart program. Applications for Harmony-sponsored Medical Education Grants can be submitted here and Investigator Sponsored Studies here.
Harmony reserves the right to withdraw this program prior to selecting and making award decisions.
Harmony reserves the right to use awardee organizations and winning programs in press materials.
Harmony reserves the right to partially fund program requests.
Applications and support materials must be submitted in English.
Yes. Each program application must be submitted separately.
Yes. Collaborative proposals between individuals and/or advocacy/community groups and/or academic institutions and/or medical societies are allowed.
Yes. Local, regional, and national programs will be considered. At this time, the Patients at the Heart funding will be awarded to programs in the U.S. only.
No. There is no guarantee an awarded program will receive funding in the future, even upon the continuation of a proposed program and beyond the proposal description.
No, Patients at the Heart does not fund activities that have already occurred but will consider support for ongoing and existing programs.
Please address all questions regarding your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over the past three years, Patients at the Heart has funded more than $230,000 in awards toward innovative, patient-centric programs. Programs currently being supported include:
Creation of an art therapy program designed to foster emotional life skills, self-awareness, and a sense of connection for people living with narcolepsy and/or excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS). View ANGEL AID video here.
Creation of a six-week virtual Caregivers Wellness Retreat with a focus on mental health, self-care, and connection for up to 25 caregivers of people with narcolepsy.
Creation of free and accessible tools and resources informed by focus groups and Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) sleep best practices, as well as a PWS Association | USA Virtual Sleep Summit.
“Our goal is to improve the lives of people with rare neurological diseases and their families. We hope by supporting innovative programs we can make a positive difference in these communities.”
Cate McCanless, Chief Corporate Affairs Officer, Harmony Biosciences
Harmony does not provide grants to individuals unless an individual is acting as sponsor investigator of an investigator-sponsored study/research. No grants, sponsorships, or charitable contributions are offered or provided in exchange for endorsing or prescribing Harmony products or for a commitment to continue prescribing Harmony products. In other words, any quid pro quo is strictly prohibited.
Any funding provided by Harmony will be in compliance with all applicable laws, rules, and regulations.