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Award to Recognize a USA Individual or Organization for Efforts to Address Issues Related to Caregiving

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Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving


Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #144395

Grant Description

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.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award goes to an individual or organization that has taken concrete action in making the Rosalynn Carter Institute's initiatives a reality.

Pre-Application Information:

There is no formal application form. Instead, please submit the following information via email by the deadline of August 31, 2018:

- Name and contact information for nominator
- Name and contact information for nominee(s)
- Narrative explanation (10 page limit) of how the nominee(s) have successfully addressed the caregiving crisis in one or more of the above areas

Click here to see the 2017 winner:
http://www.rosalynncarter.org/news/2017LeadershipinCaregivingAward/

Rosalynn Carter Institute Mission Statement:
http://www.rosalynncarter.org/Mission_Philosophy_Goals_Objectives/

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:

1

Estimated Size of Grant:

This award includes a $15,000 cash award generously donated by Johnson & Johnson. In addition to the cash award, awardee(s) will receive a beautiful statuette originally commissioned by former RCI Board member, Val Halamandaris, and executed by renowned sculptor Frank Eliscu, designer of the Heisman Trophy.

Contact Information:

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

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