Kidney Care UK is the leading kidney patient support charity in the UK, providing practical, financial and emotional support for kidney patients and their families and campaigning to improve care services across the UK.Visit the Kidney Care UK website
Northern Ireland Kidney Patients' Association is a charitable voluntary organisation, dedicated to the support of Northern Ireland's kidney patients.The association has almost 400 members, is self-funding and run by kidney patients, their relatives and friends.Visit the Northern Ireland Kidney Patients Association Facebook page
The Northern Ireland Kidney Research Fund aims to raise funds to:
- Support and promote research into the causes, prevention and possible cures for kidney disease.
- To increase public awareness of kidney disease and the success of modern treatment including transplantation.
- Provide speciailised equipment for research and advances in treatment of kidney diseases unavailable from the National Health Service.
- To promote the National Organ Donor Register
The Charity also funds the Dr Jennifer McCaughan Bursary, to support successful candidates in broadening their education and progressing in their careers in kidney or H&I science by presenting their research at conference.Visit the Northern Ireland Kidney Research Fund website
The Economic and Social Research Council is the UK's largest organisation for funding research on economic and social issues. They support independent, high quality research which has an impact on business, the public sector and civil society. At any one time ESRC supports over 4,000 researchers and postgraduate students in academic institutions and independent research institutes.Visit the Economic and Social Research Council website
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the development and funding agency for the Arts in Northern Ireland. They distribute public money and National Lottery funds to develop and deliver a wide variety of arts projects, events and initiatives across Northern Ireland. From theatre and literature to art in the community, they work in partnership with hundreds of artists, arts organisations and venues. Art has the ability to reach across boundaries, inspiring, teaching and bringing people together.Visit the Arts Council of Northern Ireland's website