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Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant

Sponsor
Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Deadlines
Dec 1, 2017
Contact

866.232.8484
membership@alzfdn.org

Purpose

AFA’s Family Respite Care Grant helps alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.

Grantees must use the funds to provide scholarships to clients with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia and/or their families with financial needs. Scholarships are for respite services, such as social model adult day programs, in-home aides, companion care, or overnight respite.

Eligibility

AFA provides funding to nonprofit member organizations so they can in turn provide families in need with scholarship funding for care services.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Up to $5,000

Application process

AFA member organizations interested in obtaining guidelines and an application must log into the members-only area of the AFA website.

This grant is offered in the spring and fall of each year. Applications must be postmarked by:

  • Spring cycle – June 1
  • Fall cycle – December 1
Tagged as
Aging and aging-related services · Dementia · Elderly population · Home and community-based services · Informal caregivers



For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.