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Charitable Donations & Grants


Submission process change: Effective January 1, 2018, all applications for charitable donations and grants must be submitted at least 60 days prior to the start of the project or event to be considered. Join our search for better solutions.

Research grants: A review of our research grant process is nearing completion. Cook is not currently accepting research grant applications while this review is ongoing. Please refer to this website for updates.

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Welcome to the Cook Medical Charitable Donations & Grants site. This site provides nonprofit or nonreferral organizations and healthcare professionals, including hospitals, medical schools, and medical societies, with a clear and concise process to request charitable donations and product donations.

Our guidelines

We support advancements in patient care and medicine through indigent care, patient awareness, education, and research. The projects we consider align with these goals.

We will not provide charitable donations, grants, or products in exchange for business. Excessive gifts and other transfers of value make healthcare more expensive and can cause increased burden on public payment systems. Governments and the general public have also shown increasing concern that money, products, and influence from the healthcare industry could interfere with the physician-patient relationship. To avoid this, industry standards and best practices suggest removing sales and marketing from the charitable donations and grants process, which Cook has done with the implementation of our charitable donations and grants process.

For questions regarding our charitable donations and grants process, check our FAQs or contact your Regional Grants Administrator.

For exhibits and sponsorship opportunities, please contact your local sales representative or send an email to Events@CookEvents.com

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Our philosophy

At Cook Medical, we view charitable donations and  grants as more than financial support – we consider them vital for patient care and healthcare professional education. We also want to be clear about where our monetary and product donations go and the efforts we support.

It is Cook Medical’s policy to comply with laws around the world that apply to public disclosure of our transfers of value to healthcare professionals. We have one global policy that covers them all. Different parts of the world call it different things: the French Sunshine Decree, the U.S. Federal Accountable Care Act § 6002, the Vermont and Massachusetts disclosure laws, and the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid refer to the Open Payment Law.

Global contacts

We have three regional offices that consider charitable donations, grants, in-kind services, and product for eligible organizations and healthcare professionals who want to improve healthcare and find better ways to help patients.

Regional Grants Administrators

Teresa Collins
North and South America (Americas)
Phone: 800.468.1379 ext:102034
Fax: 812.355.6777
E-mail Address: Grants@CookMedical.com »

Margaret Howard
Asia-Pacific (APAC)
Phone: +61 7 3434 6000
Fax: +61 7 3841 1288
E-mail Address: GrantsAPAC@CookMedical.com »

Raquel Boularot
Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA)
Phone: +353 61 250448
Fax: +353 61 334441
E-mail Address: GrantsEMEA@CookMedical.com »