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U.S. National Academy of Medicine (NAM) and American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR)
02/24/20 11:59 PM ET
Awards of up to $50,000 to USA nonprofit and for-profit organizations, IHEs, research institutions, teams, and individuals for innovative ideas that improve the experience and health of aging populations. Topic areas may include mental and physical health, housing, policy, and urban planning. Ideas may focus on any stage of life, as long as they ultimately promote health as people age.
Catalyst Awards will reward bold, new, potentially transformative ideas to improve the physical, mental, or social well-being of people as they age, in a measurable and equitable way. In particular, NAM seeks ideas that aim to extend the human healthspan through innovative approaches. Applications may originate from any field or combination of fields (e.g., biology, chemistry, medicine, engineering, infrastructure, behavioral and social sciences, technology, and policy).
Examples of topic areas include but are not limited to:
GrantWatch ID#: 187988
NAM will issue up to 24 Catalyst Awards per year.
Each Catalyst Award includes a $50,000 cash prize as well as travel costs to attend an annual Innovator Summit
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Application form: https://amfedaging.wufoo.com/forms/us-nam-catalyst-award-competition/
Potential applicants may submit questions about the U.S. NAM Catalyst Award process and/or application requirements to AFAR. Questions should be emailed to CatalystAward@afar.org. Please use the following subject line when submitting questions: “Q&A – NAM Catalyst Award Round 1.”
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