Download pdf (376.41 KB) Thank you for your interest in the Sands research fund. This document outlines our procedure and should answer most of your questions. If you have any further queries, however, please contact Dr Laura Price at firstname.lastname@example.org. Sands funds four studies worth over £250,000 Sands funds innovative and invaluable research into why babies die and how bereavement care for families can be improved. We... Posted 6 June 2017 Research Promoting and funding research that could help to reduce the loss of babies’ lives is one of our three core aims. We support a range of projects and promote collaboration amongst researchers to agree priorities and ensure that the limited funds we have are put to best use. Apply for research funding Sands aims to reduce the number of babies dying and to improve bereavement care for all parents and families. We fund research to help us meet these aims. Apply for Sands research funding here.