Beyond Type 1 provides programs and resources that enhance the lives of those affected by Type 1, changing the landscape of diabetes 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.

Learn more about Beyond Type 1’s funding model.



Past Projects

Beyond Type 1 has launched several distinct content and programatic initiatives, some of the most recent of which are highlighted below.


Beyond Type 1 is proud to partner with these incredible organizations to make the biggest impact possible, improving what it means to live with Type 1 diabetes.

2020 Healthcare Reform – A group of diabetes nonprofit organizations dedicated to protecting the ACA and issues surrounding health reform for those impacted by diabetes.

ADCES Peer Support CoalitionThe Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialist (ADCES) is a multi-disciplinary professional membership organization dedicated to improving diabetes care through innovative education, management and support. Their vision is to empower diabetes educators to expand the horizons of innovative education, management and support.

AMPI – The Alliance to Modernize Prescribing Information is a coalition to modernize access to prescribing information through electronic labeling.

Boston Declaration – A consortium of international health nonprofits focused on diabetes access issues in low and middle income countries.

CIRM CA 2020 –  A group of nonprofits advocating for the passage of a California ballot initiative for the continuation of stem cell research.

DDRC – The Diabetes Disaster Response Coalition was formed to address these unique challenges and meet the acute needs of those with T1D during natural disasters.

DPC – Diabetes Policy Collaborative, a coalition of the Alliance for Patient Access, seeks to maintain access for diabetes patients and to restore the sanctity of the physician-patient relationship in diabetes care.

Global Heart Hub is a non-profit organization that seeks to educate and promote awareness about cardiovascular disease through the alliance of patient organizations.

iDOCr – Intercultural Diabetes Online Community Research is a research group that represents underserved and underrepresented populations living with diabetes. Their research focuses on peer to peer online support and how it impacts diabetes management.

JDRF – BT1 AllianceThe JDRF – Beyond Type 1 Alliance provides greater support for those impacted by type 1 diabetes (T1D) by tapping into the combined power of JDRF, the leading global organization funding T1D research, and Beyond Type 1, the organization with the largest online community of any diabetes nonprofit. The work of the Alliance centers around three core pillars: community programs, advocacy, and communications + education.

PIPC – Partnership to Improve Patient Care is a wide group of health organizations focusing on the financial quantification of quality of life issues for individuals with chronic illnesses.

SDP Passage – Through the BT1-JDRF Alliance, we work to secure the reauthorization of the Special Diabetes Program for Type 1 diabetes research funding.

SHCC The Smarter Health Care Coalition’s mission is to enhance the patient experience – encompassing access, convenience, affordability, and quality – by working together towards achieving smarter health care, with a focus on integrating benefit design innovations and consumer/patient engagement within broader delivery system reform in order to better align coverage, quality, and value-based payment goals.


Beyond Type 1 issues grants to the most promising efforts and programs working to educate, advocate and cure Type 1. We review grant and partnership proposals on a rolling basis. If you are working on something, and think that Beyond Type 1 would be a good partner, send us an email and tell us a bit about you, your organization and the work that you’re doing!

If you have any questions, contact hello@beyondtype1.org.


Marjorie’s Fund

The mission of Marjorie’s Fund is to empower Type 1 diabetes adults living in resource-poor settings to not only survive, but to effectively manage their diabetes and to thrive. To fulfill this mission, Marjorie’s Fund develops and implements programs that focus on three areas: healthcare access, diabetes education, and economic empowerment.

Children With Diabetes

Children with Diabetes focuses on care today, so we are ready for a cure tomorrow. We provide support, education, and inspiration to empower families and all people living with diabetes to enjoy healthy, enriched lives.

Diabetes Youth Families

The mission of DYF is to improve the quality of life for children, teens and families affected by diabetes. The organization provides education and recreation within a supportive community, encouraging personal growth, knowledge and independence.

We Are Diabetes

We Are Diabetes is a non-profit organization devoted to providing much needed support, education, guidance and hope to individuals living with type 1 diabetes who struggle with disordered eating behaviors. Family members and loved ones of those who are struggling are also welcome and encouraged to reach out to our organization.


Tidepool is a nonprofit organization dedicated to making diabetes data more accessible, actionable, and meaningful for people with diabetes, their care teams, and researchers. Tidepool’s free software liberates data from diabetes devices, and places it in context of the real world.

Other grantees include: