Deadline: September 7, 2018

Agency/Sponsor: Department of Health and Human Services


Funding Opportunity Number:  PAR-15-351

Opportunity Category:  Discretionary

Funding Instrument Type:  Grant

Category of Funding Activity: Education, Health

CFDA Number:  93.361, 93.866

Eligible Applicants:  Public and State controller institutions of higher education

Agency Name:  HHS-NIH11

Closing Date:  September 7, 2018

Award Ceiling:  $200,000

Funding Opportunity Desrcription:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for basic and translational research on caregiving for individuals with Alzheimers disease (AD), at the individual, family, community, and population level. The scope of this funding opportunity includes support for applications that propose the following: early-stage development of interventions to reduce caregiver burden and improve patient outcomes across various settings; population- and community-based research on the scope and impact of AD caregiving; improved characterization of informal and formal caregiving and the burden of caregiving across the full spectrum of the disease, including differences amongsocioeconomic, racial/ethnic and geographic sub-populations; and research addressing the unique challenges related to the provision of advanced AD care, including disparities in access to care.

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