The Hope for Hollie Foundation
The Hope for Hollie Foundation is a grant making organisation which seeks to advance education in all aspects of Niemann-Pick Type C (NP-C) amongst the public and make a positive difference to those affected and their families by aiding research into the disease and through the giving of grants both to affected individuals and to organisations with a common interest.
The Foundation achieved charitable status on the 17 March 2014 under charity number 1156216. The Foundation is made up on a board of eight trustees;
Helen Carter, Chair
Alison Taylor, Vice Chair
Diane Waller, Secretary
Sarah Gale, Treasurer
Dana Smith, Trustee
Roger Widdecombe, Trustee
Linda Skellern, Trustee
Jacqui Richardson, Trustee
Nadia Slatch, Trustee
Medical Advisor - Professor Paul Gissen PhD FRCPCH
As a grant giving organisation, the Hope for Hollie Foundation will provide grants to affected individuals where there is a recognised social or medical need and to organisations with a common interest such as those that provide support or services specifically relating to aspects of NP-C or who support research into the condition.
For further details please refer to the Foundation's Grant Making Policy.