Bausch + Lomb is committed to good corporate citizenship and donates to organizations worldwide that support our mission of helping people see better so that they can live better. Through our grants and contributions program, we support research and engage in charitable giving with our customers and industry partners. The company acts in accordance with the highest ethical standards and in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines.

Charitable Contributions

For Charitable Contributions (financial or product donations), please visit the Bausch Foundation website.

Grants

Through our website you will be able to create an account and submit a detailed application for your program or idea. Your application will be reviewed by a team of Bausch + Lomb professionals, and you will be notified via email of the outcome of your application (please allow six to 12 weeks for your proposal to be reviewed and a decision to be received). Learn more below: 


Educational Grants

Continuing Medical Education Grants contribute to the improvement of patient care and advances in the use of healthcare products. With our support, grand-rounds, lectures, symposiums and workshops are funded to educate medical students, university faculty, physicians, nurse practitioners, optometrists, ophthalmologists, allied health professionals, optical research scientists and associations of optometry and ophthalmology about improvements in ocular health.

The following are the Bausch + Lomb minimum requirements that applicants for Grants must satisfy. Please note that applicants will be competing for limited funds set aside for Grants. Satisfying the minimum requirements specified herein is no guarantee that an applicant’s proposal will be approved for funding.

  • The educational event must be primarily dedicated to promoting objective scientific and educational activities and discourse.
  • The educational event sponsor must select the attending healthcare professionals and be responsible for and controls the selection of program content, faculty, educational methods, and materials. 
  • The educational event will be conducted in locations that are conducive to the exchange of information.
  • The educational event is non-promotional and free from commercial influence.
  • Bausch + Lomb will be acknowledged by the grant recipient as a funding source at the educational event.
  • Educational grant funding will not be used to pay for the applicant’s ordinary operating expenses.
  • Educational grant funding will not be used to pay for the travel, lodging or other personal expenses of non-faculty healthcare providers, except for medical students, fellows, residents, or other healthcare professionals in training selected by an educational institution or a conference sponsor, except as may be permitted by law and Company policy in countries other than the United States.
  • Time spent by non-faculty healthcare professionals attending the conference or meeting or for promotional exhibits, or for lavish venues, meals or other entertainment.
  • The applicant is not requesting funds for or on behalf of a government official, politician, government organization or political party.
  • The applicant has no criminal record and is not excluded from participation in government healthcare programs.
  • The applicant has not refused or failed to satisfy all accounting and/or contractual requirements associated with any prior Bausch + Lomb Educational Grants they may have received.
  • The applicant has not refused or failed to satisfy all accounting and/or contractual requirements associated with any prior Bausch + Lomb Educational Grants they may have received.
  • The applicant is an organization qualified to engage in and/or fund the proposed educational activities such as an academic institution, medical or professional association, medical education company, community health center, conference organizer, patient association or advocacy group. 
  • The applicant certifies and provides documentation evidencing that the educational program for which they seek funding is accredited by ACCME, ACPE, ANCC, EACCME, COPE, JCAHO, AMA or some other relevant independent educational standards organization, or that they are otherwise qualified to perform the proposed educational activity.
  • The applicant agrees to sign Bausch + Lomb’s Educational Grant Agreement.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your application MUST be submitted in the English language by clicking below to submit your proposal or log into your account: 

submitproposal

Our Grants Program is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards and in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines. Approval of Grants funding is never related to or conditioned upon past prescriptions or purchases of Bausch + Lomb products. Further, we do not offer or provide grants to encourage or to reward the prescription, purchase, ordering, or recommending of Bausch + Lomb products.


Independent Research Grant

Independent Research Grants empower the global research community to develop new treatments and technological advancements in ocular health. Research Grants have been funded by Bausch + Lomb to improve consumers’ standard of care, efficacy, patient satisfaction, safety and vision performance.

The following are the Bausch + Lomb minimum requirements that applicants for Grants must satisfy. Please note that applicants will be competing for limited funds set aside for Grants. Satisfying the minimum requirements specified herein is no guarantee that an applicant’s proposal will be approved for funding.

  • Applicants must be seeking funding for research related to eye health or a technological development that is designed to provide valuable scientific/clinical information relevant to disease states, drug or device efficacy, device design, improved clinical care, new clinical use or otherwise benefits patients that is consistent with the Company’s stated research goals established by one or more Independent Research Grant Team.
  • Applicants must have complete control over all aspects of the proposed research.
  • Applicants will perform the funded research in full compliance with all applicable laws and ethical standards. 
  • The Independent Research Grant must not be used to fund an applicant’s ordinary operating expenses unrelated to the funded research project.
  • Applicant is not requesting funds for or on behalf of a government official, politician, government organization or political party
  • Applicant does not have a criminal record and is not excluded from participation in government healthcare programs.
  • Applicant has not refused or failed to satisfy all accounting and/or contractual requirements associated with any prior Bausch + Lomb Independent Research Grants they may have received.
  • Applicant is a bona fide researcher qualified to perform the proposed research in a timely, competent and lawful manner.
  • Applicant agrees to sign Bausch + Lomb’s Independent Research Grant Agreement prior to funding.
  • The proposed research protocol satisfies relevant legal requirements and industry standards.
  • The applicant submits a complete application, along with all associated documentation in sufficient time prior to the commencement of the proposed research project to provide Bausch + Lomb the time to adequately review and act upon the application.
  • The amount of the Independent Research Grant requested is reasonable in light of the activities to be performed.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your application MUST be submitted in the English language by clicking below to submit your proposal or log into your account: 

submitproposal

Our Grants Program is conducted in accordance with the highest ethical standards and in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines. Approval of Grants funding is never related to or conditioned upon past prescriptions or purchases of Bausch + Lomb products. Further, we do not offer or provide grants to encourage or to reward the prescription, purchase, ordering, or recommending of Bausch + Lomb products.

Let us Assist You

We’re pleased to assist you with your application process. If you need help, please email caring@bausch.com.

Charitable Contributions
Bausch + Lomb

For Charitable Contributions (financial or product donations), please visit the Bausch Foundation website.