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Funding by Topic: Informal caregivers

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Group Respite and Early Memory Loss Grants
Grants for community-based, social model day programs that provide dementia-specific group activities for participants and respite for family caregivers and care partners.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Jun 27, 2018
Sponsor: Brookdale Foundation
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants
Funding for collaborative projects designed to address the healthcare needs of older adults through policy and advocacy, or through projects that improve systems and create best practices in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island
Letter of Intent (Required): Jul 20, 2018
Application Deadline: Sep 21, 2018
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Momentum Fund
Funding for community led projects in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island that address healthy aging with an emphasis on community engagement, innovation, collaboration, and inequities.
Geographic coverage: Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island
Application Deadline: Sep 20, 2018
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Intervening with Cancer Caregivers to Improve Patient Health Outcomes and Optimize Health Care Utilization (R01 and R21)
Funding for intervention research designed to support caregivers of adult cancer patients, with the goals of optimized patient healthcare utilization, improved caregiver well-being, and improved patient physical health and psychosocial outcomes. This program is featured in the Division of Cancer Control and Population Sciences Selected List of Funding Opportunities Relevant to Rural Cancer Control.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. territories
Letter of Intent (Optional): Sep 10, 2018
Application Deadline: Oct 10, 2018
Sponsors: National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
California Responsive Grantmaking and Small Grants Program
Awards funding to address emerging and unmet needs of California's aging population and those who serve them. Priority areas include programs that help older adults age in place, address depression in later life, support family caregivers, and work to expand the workforce that serves the aging population.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
Dorothy D. Rupe Caregiver Program
Grants to California-based nonprofit organizations for projects designed to provide education, skills training, and/or respite for family, professional, and volunteer caregivers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation Small Grants Program
Funding for nonprofit organizations in Maryland and northeastern Pennsylvania working in the areas of basic human needs, health, disabilities, education, community support, the elderly, veterans, and workforce development.
Geographic coverage: Maryland and Northeastern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation
Transit Planning for All Inactive
Funding for organizations to include seniors, individuals with disabilities, and caregivers in their transportation planning processes.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: May 4, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, Community Transportation Association of America, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Senior Medicare Patrol Projects Inactive
Funding to provide local outreach, education, and assistance to Medicare beneficiaries through a volunteer workforce that is trained to empower and assist Medicare beneficiaries, their families, and caregivers to prevent, detect, and report health care fraud, errors, and abuse.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide, as well as the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Letter of Intent (Optional): Feb 26, 2018
Application Deadline: Apr 16, 2018
Sponsors: Administration for Community Living, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants Inactive
Grants to nonprofit organizations that provide services to improve the daily lives of people with paralysis.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 11, 2018
Application Deadline: May 1, 2018
Sponsor: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation