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Alkermes Inspiration Grants Program

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Meet the Needs of Individuals
with Cancer, Mental Illness, and Substance Abuse Disorders

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Deadline Date:

06/17/21 6:00 PM ET

Description:

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Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to meet the needs of individuals with cancer, serious mental illness, and substance abuse disorders. Priority will be given to organizations that address the needs of historically underrepresented and under-resourced communities and programs with national reach.

Areas of Interest

Applicants are encouraged to be creative and innovative in proposing new programs - or significant expansions and improvements to existing programs - that are designed to address challenges for people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer and promote health equity for diverse communities. The following examples describe some, but not all, areas of interest:

  • Improving or enhancing support or resources (e.g., helplines, mobile outreach) to address needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness and/or cancer 
  • Innovative efforts to meet educational needs of patients, their families and caregivers in historically under-resourced or underrepresented communities
  • Education and/or support to help people living with addiction and/or serious mental illness return to work and/or return to life from criminal justice settings 

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184341

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$500,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Organizations may apply for varying funding amounts, but the requested amount must not exceed $500,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only 501(c)(3) charitable organizations in the U.S. that are not engaged in the practice of healthcare may apply for Alkermes Inspiration Grants funding.

Exclusion Criteria:
Any program engaged in the treatment of a medical condition will not be considered. Programs that reference Alkermes products or product candidates, or seek to measure the impacts of Alkermes products, are not eligible for funding through this program. In addition, the following organizations are not eligible to receive funding through this program:

- Healthcare organizations, treatment facilities and individual healthcare professionals/ private practices
- Foundations or charities controlled by healthcare providers or their private practices
- Individuals/patients/caregivers
- Labor unions/trade associations
- Political/lobbying groups
- Religious organizations
- Fraternal, service or veterans’ organizations

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Application Portal Opens: May 20, 2021 at 9 a.m. ET
- Application Portal Closes: June 17, 2021 at 6 p.m. ET
- Grant Recipients Announced: July 2021

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://alkermes.envisionpharma.com/ienv_alkermes/visiontracker/portal/login.xhtml?pgm=HRG&windowId=cca

Technical questions regarding the application process should be directed to the Alkermes Inspiration Grant team at inspirationgrants@alkermes.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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