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Three $20,000 Prizes to Be Awarded for Innovative Programs for Alzheimer’s Caregivers
Applications for Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards Now Available on FCA Website
SAN FRANCISCO-July 10, 2008- Nonprofit organizations, government agencies and universities are invited to apply for the first annual Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimer's Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The application is available on the Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) website, www.caregiver.org.
Through a grant to FCA’s National Center on Caregiving from The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation, three awards of $20,000 each will be given to organizations to recognize unique programs that address the needs of Alzheimer's caregivers. One award will be granted in each of three categories:
*Policy and Advocacy
Family Caregiver Alliance will oversee this national awards program. Click here to view details about the awards and an online application, or copy and paste into your browser the following link: http://caregiver.org/caregiver/jsp/content_node.jsp?nodeid=2188
The deadline for applications is August 15, 2008. Winners will be announced in November.
About The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation
The mission of The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation is to invest in programs that promote education, tolerance, social services, healthcare and the arts. The Foundation builds on the ideals and pursuits of its founders, Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert. In addition, The Foundation funds arts education and culture in Los Angeles, Jewish programs in Los Angeles, and universities in California. In the area of Alzheimer's disease, The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation focuses its grant-making on the advancement of research by junior investigators in the United States and Israel and investments in Alzheimer's disease caregiving. Visit http://www.thegilbertfoundation.org for more information.
About Family Caregiver Alliance
Established in 1977, Family Caregiver Alliance (FCA) supports and assists caregivers through information, education, services, research and advocacy. Serving a diverse constituency, FCA programs support and sustain the important work of families and friends caring for loved ones with chronic, disabling health conditions. The National Center on Caregiving, established at FCA in 2001, works to advance the development of high quality, cost- effective policies and programs for caregivers in every state of the country. Visit www.caregiver.org or call (800) 445-8106 for more information.
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