Apply for a Grant

Please check back in January 2023 when we will open grant applications for the 2023–2024 Aging Mind Foundation beneficiary.

Request for Letter of Intent

Due September 30th, 2022

Purpose

The Dallas Foundation, a 501(c)(3) publicly supported charity, Federal Tax ID 75-2890371, is the fiscal sponsor of the Aging Mind Foundation. The Aging Mind Foundation seeks to fund medical research that looks for the CAUSE of Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. Funding must be used for research. Funding cannot be used to fund administrative or operational costs such as lab supplies but may fund fellowships and salary related to the research.

Eligibility

  1. Medical institutions conducting Alzheimer’s and dementia research with a principal investigator

Timeline and Process

  1. All interested grant applicants are asked to submit a letter of intent via the form below by September 30th, 2022.
    • LOI should include name of organization and principal investigator, amount requested and total project budget, what period of time the research will be conducted and a brief description of the research. The LOI should be no more than one page. Once we are in receipt of your LOI, we will send you the full grant proposal.
  2. Grant applicants are asked to submit their proposal via the form below by October 25, 2022.
  3. All proposals will be reviewed by the Aging Mind Foundation grant Proposals will be narrowed down to finalist applications.
  4. Finalists will receive notification via email on or before December 01, This notification will include a request for a call with the grant review committee to further discuss the research and parameters of the partnership.
  5. Announcement of the 2022-2023 grant beneficiary will be made by December 02. Written critiques of unselected applications will not be provided.

Questions should be emailed to amf@agingmindfoundation.org.

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Max. file size: 5 MB.


Grant Application

Grant Objective: Aging Mind Foundation (“AMF”) only supports research that is focused on discovering the cause of the dementias and Alzheimer’s disease.

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I. Contact Information

Mailing Address*
Physical Address
If different than mailing address

II. Organization Background

Date Founded*

III. Grant Request Information

Funds will be used from:*
Funds will be used to:*
For multi-year grants, indicate amount by year:
Year
Amount
 

IV. Grant Details

Simple Goals*
Goals should relate to the specific proposal. Please list at least 3 goals. More than three goals may be provided.
Goal
Baseline#
Target#
 

Please provide information on:
1) the main issues or problems your research will address and details on why and how it will address these issues,
2) proposal details and
3} evaluation and performance measures.
(This is your opportunity to make a persuasive case for support)
Please include major events, activities and when they will take place. (bullet point and chronological order)

V. Executive Summary

Please condense the content of this application into a one page document (600 words or less) that could be shared separately from the completed application with audiences, such as Board members, who may not review requests in their entirety. This summary should mention key elements of the proposal, the overall mission and work of your organization and the impact this grant request will have. This document will, in essence, tell the story of your agency and request in a summarized form.

A suggested format would include:

  • An introduction that includes the mission of the organization.
  • One short paragraph explaining the history of the agency's work in the community.
  • One to two paragraphs that summarize the proposed project, including the segment of the community served and how the project serves AMF's mission to discover the cause of dementias and Alzheimer's disease.
  • One paragraph outlining the desired outcome, benefits to the community and how you define success.
Please include:
  • Executive Summary
  • Names and Titles of Key Staff and contact information (if applicable)
  • Project Budget (if applicable)
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    This grant must be used to fund research to discover the cause of dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease. Applicant represents and warrants that the funds will be used for this purpose. The grant cannot be used to fund overhead or administrative costs such as lab supplies but may be used to fund fellowships and salary for those engaged in research to discover the cause of dementia and/or Alzheimer’s disease.

    If selected to receive a grant from AMF, you agree to provide AMF a proposed budget for the use of the funds and a written reconciliation of actual expenditures to the budget upon AMF’s request. AMF shall be entitled to audit your books and records to confirm that the funds are being used for the purposes set forth in this Application.