The Foundation invites care partners, families, private and community groups and organizations to apply to the I’m Still Here Innovation Fund for financial support for innovative, life-enhancing programs or events for Persons Living With Dementia.

The Foundation invites care partners, families, private and community groups and organizations to apply to the I’m Still Here Innovation Fund for financial support for innovative, life-enhancing programs or events for Persons Living With Dementia.

INNOVATION GRANT PROGRAM

The Foundation invites care partners, families, private and community groups, and organizations to apply to ISH Innovation Fund for support. Each proposal will be assessed to ensure The Foundation invites care partners, families, private and community groups, and organizations to apply to ISH Innovation Fund for support. Each proposal will be assessed to ensure

  • that it meets ISH principles,
  • that it creates a close link between program content and cognitive abilities of PLWD,
  • that it is well planned and clearly targeted to needy populations,
  • that funding is optimized for direct impact.

SEND US YOUR LETTER OF INTEREST AND TELL US ABOUT YOUR PROJECT!

Our Innovation Grant program will select a limited number of submissions annually for funding for not more than one year. Programs receiving Foundation support will be applied to measuring systematic evidence-based feedback on their effectiveness. Submissions will be evaluated by members of the Foundation Board. Funding amounts of up to $8,000 will be considered.

Funding requests must demonstrate how the proposed new program responds to the I’m Still Here Principles of the non-pharmacological approach. Funds requested should also cover all or part of the program evaluation data collection and analysis to indicate whether and how the program, once implemented, is successfully achieving its goals.

The Foundation offers individualized advice to those preparing submissions, as well as to successful grantees.

Program successes and positive innovations will be celebrated and shared publicly in an open-source fashion to ensure maximum program impact.

DEADLINE FOR LETTER OF INTEREST: DECEMBER 31, 2020