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Rural Health
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.

Reeve Foundation Quality of Life Grants
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
Senior Medicare Patrol Projects
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
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, work to expand the workforce that serves the aging population.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Archstone Foundation
May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust Grant Program
Grants for projects that offer assistance to foster youth, elder populations, veterans, and people with disabilities.
Geographic coverage: Available in 14 Western states.
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: May and Stanley Smith Charitable Trust
Small Grants Program
Awards funding to 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
Phyllis and Milton Berg Family Respite Care Grant Inactive
Funding to help alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 1, 2017
Sponsor: Alzheimer's Foundation of America
Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer’s Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards Inactive
Offers a monetary award to programs or projects that focus on supporting family or informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimer's disease and related dementias, including projects that focus on rural and low-income communities.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Oct 2, 2017
Sponsors: Family Caregiver Alliance, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
Tufts Health Plan Foundation Grants Inactive
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, 2017
Application Deadline: Sep 18, 2017
Sponsor: Tufts Health Plan Foundation
Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia Group Respite and Early Memory Loss Grants Inactive
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 15, 2017
Sponsor: Brookdale Foundation
Grants for Native Americans and Native American Caregiver Support Program Inactive
Funding for programs to increase home- and community-based services to American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians who are age 60 or older.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Dec 12, 2016
Sponsor: Administration for Community Living