Our donation and grant funds are allocated to four major categories:
Create Practical Content on Genetic Diseases
Increase Access to Accurate Genetic Resources
Provide Case Management Resources & Education
Develop Educational Resources for Healthcare Providers
We’re on a Mission!
LET’S IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR THOSE LIVING WITH OR AT-RISK FOR A GENETIC CONDITION
“The mission of the ThinkGenetic Foundation is to improve the quality of life for those living with or at-risk for a genetic condition through education, quality information, access to genetic counseling, genetic testing, and partnerships with the advocacy community.”
CEO and Patient Advocate
PREVALENCE OF GENETIC DISORDERS
* Source: Nguengang Wakap, S., Lambert, D.M., Olry, A. et al. Estimating Cumulative Point Prevalence of Rare Diseases: Analysis of the Orphanet Database. EUR J HUM GENET 28, 165–173 (2020). https://www.nature.com/articles/s41431-019-0508-0
Have a question about a the ThinkGenetic Foundation or where to find resources?
With our funding we provide a variety of services. Below are what we’re working on right now.
Grants for Genetic Counselors
Our Pro-GC Program provides grants and mentorship to genetic counselors and genetic counseling students for professional support and career development.
Patients are living with all sorts of costs that can directly impact their quality of life. Our Patient Assistance Program provides funding to patients and caregivers in need of financial support.
Providing access to free information about genetic conditions and all the aspects that tie into it is a key mission of the ThinkGenetic Foundation. This includes free events, research, and information.
Working with industry partners, the ThinkGenetic Foundation works to create helpful tools for clinicians in assessing risk for genetic disease.