Awards and Grant Opportunities
RETIREMENT RESEARCH FOUNDATION
Deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1
The Retirement Research Foundation will be awarding grants to nonprofit organizations working to improve the lives of older adults. Specifically, the foundation is seeking organizations that work to improve the care older adults receive through advocacy, research, education or training.
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LANGELOTH FOUNDATION: IDENTIFYING AND SUPPORTING CAREGIVING COALITIONS
The purpose of this project is to provide education and training on evaluation tools, sustainability, promising practices, fundraising, and to support a national virtual caregiving network.
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. CALL FOR PAPERS: BEST PRACTICES IN MENTAL HEALTH: AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL
The journal is devoted exclusively to the study of mental health. The journal welcomes manuscripts for consideration specific to evidence-based mental health assessments, interventions, programs, and policies. Appropriate manuscripts for the journal include: literature reviews, outcome studies, meta-analyses, program evaluations and policy analyses.
For manuscript submission and inquiries contact the editors at email@example.com. NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING
Deadline: January 2012
"Vulnerable Dendrites and Synapses in Aging and Alzheimer's Disease". The National Institute on Aging (NIA) invites applications for the study of factors regulating neuroplasticity with a particular emphasis on the age-dependent changes in the functions of dendrites, spines, and synapses of key cell types in regions of brain especially vulnerable in Alzheimer's disease (AD), and in models (in vitro and in vivo) of aging and of AD. Neuroplasticity refers to the changes in both structure and function of the brain that occur in response to experiential stimuli. This ability of the brain to reorganize itself is critical both in normal development and learning, and it is no less important in aging and neurodegenerative disorders.
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. THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE ON AGING, THE NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, AND THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MENTAL HEALTH ARE FUNDING RESEARCH
Deadline: Ongoing until September 2012
The grants are designed to encourage aging-relevant research elucidating the underlying mechanisms and processes that link psychosocial stressors to health outcomes in older individuals. Multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary research at multiple levels of analysis in animal models and in humans, integrating neuroscience and biological processes with behavioral and psychosocial approaches is strongly encouraged.
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