We have bi-annual application deadlines of March 31 and September 30. Awards are typically announced around May 31 and November 31. [See Schedule below.] Requests for support from the Foundation can be made at these designated times via a simple application. Applications, whether from an individual or an organization, must include a reference from a health care professional recommending the project and the individual or organization applying for the grant. Applicants must also discolose any conflicts of interest in accordance with their institution's or agency's policies.
Receipt of applications will be confirmed with an immediate email confirmation. Applications are reviewed periodically by the board. Approvals by the Board of Directors are oriented toward:
The Board will respond to all proposals during the designated schedule below based on two application deadlines per year, and will on occasion request further information or have direct discussions with grant applicants.
Approved grants will be listed on the Foundation website.
Grant recipients are required to provide a report on the activity for which funding is received whether the activity is a research activity or a supported event or program that is not related to the research. A simple form for these reports is available on the website under "How to Apply."
Grant applicants must meet minimum criteria: