HDA Research Foundation Frequently Asked Questions

Q1) What is the healthcare supply chain?
Q2) How is the Foundation related to HDA?
Q3) Are Foundation sponsorships and donations tax deductible?
Q4) What types of companies does the Foundation work with?
Q5) Does the Foundation award grants?
Q6) Can I make a personal contribution to the Foundation?

 

Q1) What is the healthcare supply chain?
The healthcare supply chain includes the companies that produce, distribute and dispense medications other health products to the patient or consumer. The shear number of healthcare products, different manufacturers and retail locations, in addition to government regulations, security and special product conditions, means that healthcare product delivery is often more efficiently handled by distributors who specialize in the logistics of moving large volumes of products safely and efficiently.

Q2) How is the Foundation related to HDA?
The Foundation serves as the 501 (c)(3) charitable research partner of HDA. Although two separate organizations, the Foundation often collaborates on industry initiatives with the association.

Q3) Are Foundation sponsorships and donations tax deductible?
Yes, as a 501 (c)(3) organization gifts and sponsorships for research are tax deductible. Please click here for more information on sponsorship opportunities.

Q4) What types of companies does the Foundation work with?
The Foundation works with all healthcare supply chain partners, including healthcare manufacturers, distributors, service providers, hospitals/clinics, retailers, government organizations and others in its research activities. It provides industry information for these organizations, as well as consultants, analysts, academia and others.

Q5) Does the Foundation award grants?
No, the Foundation at this time does not have a grant program.

Q6) Can I make a personal contribution to the Foundation?
Absolutely, both personal and corporate sponsorships are welcome. For more information, contact Perry L. Fri, Executive Vice President & COO of the HDA Research Foundation, at (703) 885-0222 or via e-mail at pfri@hda.org.

 

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