Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the pathway to cures for type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.
Founders + Leadership support operational expenses so that 100 percent of every dollar raised directly supports the most promising global efforts and programs working to educate, advocate and cure type 1 diabetes. Beyond Type 1 is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, under charitable ID #47-3336640.
Beyond Type 1 provides programs and resources that enhance the lives of those affected by diabetes, changing the landscape of chronic disease management. Additionally, Beyond Type 1 has funded some of the most innovative efforts, technology and resources focused on education, advocacy as well as research and efforts paving the way to a Type 1 diabetes cure.MORE
The Board of Directors is the governing body for Beyond Type 1, providing ultimate oversight for all organization activities and affairs. The Board of Directors work closely with the Staff and Leadership Council to ensure alignment with the organization’s mission and strategic goals, as well as the long-term sustainability and success of the organization.MORE
Meet the Beyond Type 1 team in charge of the day-to-day operations for the organization. We’re passionate about working with and serving the community, providing resources and support to everyone affected by diabetes. MORE
The Beyond Type 1 Leadership Council serves to support the mission of the organization through active involvement on a variety of committees. The Leadership Council acts in an advisory capacity to the Board of Directors and Staff. Members of the Leadership Council come from a variety of backgrounds, but are uniformly focused on ways that the organization can continue to grow, improve, and better serve those impacted by diabetes with a direct voice in the organization’s activities and priorities.MORE
Nick was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at the age of 13. The multi-platinum selling recording artist, talented actor and philanthropist continues to support charitable causes that are close to his heart while encouraging youth to follow their dreams in spite of their struggles. He has served as an advocate for a variety of important issues, including health and education for our youth, human rights and most notably diabetes.
JULIET DE BAUBIGNY
Juliet’s son Nicolas was diagnosed with type 1 in 2012 at the age of 5. Juliet joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 2001, and as a partner works with the firm’s portfolio companies on areas of human capital. She has served on numerous national and international non-profit boards and campaigns, most notably Product (RED).
Sarah’s daughter Mary was diagnosed with type 1 in 1998 at the age of 7. An event designer, writer and lifestyle expert with a passion for philanthropy, she has raised over $15 million for type 1 charities over the past 15 years. She has served on the board of several Bay Area and national organizations focused on youth, health and education.
Sam was diagnosed with type 1 at the age of 12. A star in the culinary world, he has turned his love for food into an innovative career, opening several restaurants and participating in Season 2 of Top Chef, where he was named “Fan Favorite.” He serves as a role model to adults and children alike by applying his “all-natural” style of cooking to every recipe.
We are grateful to our Founding Friends whose generous support of operations has allowed Beyond Type 1 to build a powerful organization + global brand and become the fastest growing diabetes organization in the world.
Loren + Mike Gordon | Amy + John Griffin | Cathie + Pitch Johnson | Gisel + Omid Kordestani
Kate + Gregg Lemkau | Leslie + William McMorrow | Jennifer + John Nordstrom