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Weinberg Foundation Announces Grant Program to Support Family Caregivers

Deadline: June 12, 2008

The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
( http://www.hjweinbergfoundation.org/ ) has announced an innovative new program to provide $9 million in grants to assist caregivers across the United States.

The Family and Informal Caregiver Funding Program was developed by the Weinberg Foundation to provide the critical resources necessary to support caregivers in innovative ways and facilitate partnerships among agencies and organizations. The primary goal of the program is to increase support for family and informal caregivers who assist older adults living in the community.

Eligible grant recipients include nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations; faith- and other community-based organizations; tribal organizations; and units of local government nationwide.

The grant program will support from twelve to twenty community- based projects with grants ranging from $100,000 to $300,000 each (for a total of $300,000 to $900,000 for each grant recipient from March 2009 through February 2012).

Complete application details and additional information are available at the foundation’s Web site or by contacting the foundation’s offices.

Contact Information:
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Tel: (410) 654-8500
Email: CaregivingRFP at theweinbergfoundation dot org

RFP Link:
http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/15012257/weinberg

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Rosalynn Carter Caregiving Award

Rosalynn Carter Caregiving Award to Recognize Partnership Between Research and Community Organizations
Deadline: August 30, 2007 A program of the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving ( http://www.rosalynncarter.org/ ) at Georgia Southwestern State University, the 2007 Rosalynn Carter Caregiving Award will provide $20,000 to continue the work of an outstanding partnership between a research organization and a community-based organization that have come together to implement an evidence-based caregiver intervention.

Winning partnerships shall have clearly demonstrated one or more of the following: dedication to developing effective evidence-based caregiver interventions that improve the health and well-being of caregivers; encouragement of collaboration and partnerships between all stakeholders in the caregiving process; potential for developing or more effectively using financial, educational, and human resources to support caregivers effective reach into the target population; and potential to serve as a model for other individuals, groups, organizations, or communities in efforts to better serve the needs of caregivers.

Visit the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving Web site for program information and nomination form.

RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10008402/rosalynncarter

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Funding for start-up day programs

Brookdale Foundation Group Issues RFP for Start-Up Dementia Day Programs
Deadline: July 6, 2007
The Brookdale Foundation Group

has issued a Request For Proposals for start-up social model group respite programs for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their family caregivers.

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Medical Student Training in Aging Research

Applications Invited for Medical Student Training in Aging Research Program Deadline: February 7, 2007

Administered by the American Federation for Aging Research ( http://www.afar.org/ ) and the National Institute on Aging ( http://www.nia.nih.gov/ ), the 2007 Medical Student Training in Aging Research Program provides medical students, early in their training, with an enriching experience in aging-related research and geriatrics under the mentorship of top experts in the field.

Students participate in an eight- to twelve-week structured research, clinical, and didactic program in geriatrics appropriate to their level of training and interests. Students may train at a National Training Center supported by the National Institute on Aging or, for a limited number of medical schools, at their own institution. (See the AFAR Web site for a complete listing of the participating institutions.)

Research projects are offered in basic, clinical, or health services research relevant to older people. Most scholars will do their training and research during the summer months.

Any allopathic or osteopathic medical student in good standing who will have successfully completed one year of medical school at a U.S. institution by June 2007 is eligible to apply. Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the United States, or must have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence.

Stipend levels are $1,731 per month, $3,462 for an eight-week period, and $5,193 for a twelve-week period.

See the AFAR Web site for complete program guidelines and application procedures.

RFP Link: http://fconline.foundationcenter.org/pnd/10005723/afar

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Atlantic Philanthropies: Mobilize Seniors

Atlantic Philanthropies Launches Partnership to Mobilize Seniors (10/04/06)

    Atlantic Philanthropies ( http://atlanticphilanthropies.org/ ) has announced a multi-year, multi-million-dollar initiative to help communities mobilize people over the age of 60 in the fight against economic decline, failing schools, urban sprawl, and other serious social issues.

    Through research, planning, and community projects, the Community Experience Partnership will work to increase the involvement of seniors in volunteering, employment, and lifelong learning opportunities. During the first phase of the program, thirty community foundations will receive grants of up to $25,000 to assess and better understand the opportunities for older adults to devise creative solutions for problems in their communities. The initial $750,000 in local investments will likely be followed by millions in grants for planning and implementing new programs.

    “Tapping the tremendous potential of older adults to improve life for everyone in their communities is at the heart of this initiative,” said Laura Robbins, head of Atlantic’s U.S. Aging Program. “In communities across the U.S., the energy, skills, and experience of people over 60 are ready to be unleashed. Imagine how much stronger communities will be when they choose to benefit from the time and talents of their most experienced citizens.”

    “Communities Across America to Tap Boomers’ Experience to Tackle Problems.” Atlantic Philanthropies Press Release. 9/28/06.


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