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to Advance Optometry Health and Healthcare

EyeSight Foundation of Alabama (ESFA) Grant

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EyeSight Foundation of Alabama (ESFA)

Deadline Date:

05/02/22

Description:

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Grants to Alabama nonprofit organizations for programs to advance optometry health and healthcare. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to submitting an application. The purpose of the program is to address critical eye health needs and support research, education, and provide greater access to care. Priority funding is given to projects that benefit residents, particularly in the service area of the UAB Callahan Eye Hospital.

ESFA seeks to maximize the impact of its funding by supporting organizations and programs that can effectively and efficiently address needs that fit their priority areas of interest, including but not limited to:

  • Public education on preventive and routine eye care, and vision screening and referral
  • Eye care for the medically indigent
  • Low vision and rehabilitation services
  • Improved geographic access to general and specialty eye care services
  • Education and training of eye care professionals and scientific investigators
  • Research in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, disabilities or impairment prevalent in Alabama and the development of effective methods of treatment, surgery or rehabilitation
  • Basic science and clinical research on eye diseases and the vision system. 

ESFA seeks to maximize the impact of its funding by supporting organizations and programs that can effectively and efficiently address needs that fit our priority areas of interest, including but not limited to:

  • Public education on preventive and routine eye care, and vision screening and referral
  • Eye care for the medically indigent
  • Low vision and rehabilitation services
  • Improved geographic access to general and specialty eye care services
  • Education and training of eye care professionals and scientific investigators
  • Research in the prevention and treatment of eye diseases, disabilities or impairment prevalent in Alabama and the development of effective methods of treatment, surgery or rehabilitation
  • Basic science and clinical research on eye diseases and the vision system. 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 134823

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The EyeSight Foundation of Alabama considers funding applications only from nonprofit organizations that provide services in Alabama and have tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code or are described as an appropriate beneficiary for a foundation under the Internal Revenue Service Code.

No funds are provided to or for:
- Individuals for personal needs
- Indirect costs associated with a grant project
- Religious organizations for religious purposes
- Political organizations or candidates for public office.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications for the next grant cycle are due Monday, May 2, 2022.

The EyeSight Foundation encourages all applicants to have a conversation with ESFA staff before submitting a grant application. They will talk about the proposed project while conveying realistic expectations regarding funding priorities going forward.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply for 2022-2023 funding, please contact Barbara Evers at barbaraevers@uabmc.edu, with the subject line: 2022-2023 Grant Application

EyeSight Foundation of Alabama
700 South 18th Street, Suite 123
Birmingham, AL 35233
P: 205/488-0771
F: 205/325-8335

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USA: Alabama

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