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Award of $15,000 to a USA individual or organization that has taken concrete action to address issues related to family, volunteer, and professional caregiving in the USA. Award nominees will be those who have clearly demonstrated progress in one or more of the following areas:
- Educating the public about the critical role family caregivers play in our nation’s long-term health care system and the risks associated with serving in that role
- Assuring that caregivers receive evidence-based, effective support services that target their identified needs
- Supporting the translation of evidence-based caregiver programs into community settings
- Advocating for tax and public policy changes
- Targeting investments that lead to sustainable funding
- Providing leadership for coordination of efforts to support family caregivers
The Foundation focuses on helping caregivers coping with chronic illness and disability across the lifespan.
Number of Grants:
Estimated Size of Grant:
Submit the application to Mary-Margaret Fox at MaryMargaret.Fox@gsw.edu.
Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
800 GSW State University Dr.
Georgia Southwestern State University
Americus, Georgia 31709-4379
Phone: (229) 928-1234
Fax: (229) 931-2663