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Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving: Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award
Georgia Southwestern State University
800 GSW Drive
Americus, GA
31709 -4379

Phone: 229-928-1234
Fax: 229-931-2663
Email: laura.bauer@gsw.edu
Url: http://www.rosalynncarter.org/Leadership Award/

Primary Contact:
Ms. Laura J. Bauer
National Program Director

Geographic Scope:
National

Type of Organization: Other Sources

Total Annual Giving:  $15,000

Grant Details:
One $15,000 award is presented annually.

Eligibility Requirements:
Individuals and organizations

Application Deadlines:
August 1, 2016
(The 2017 deadline will be available in the spring.)

Areas of Interest:
The Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award, administered by the Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving, recognizes an individual or organization that has addressed the nation's caregiving crisis by taking concrete action to implement the recommendations outlined in Averting the Caregiving Crisis: An Update.

Nominees must demonstrate progress in one or more of the following areas:

  • educating the public about the critical role family caregivers play in our nation’s long-term healthcare system and the risks associated with serving in that role;
  • assuring that caregivers receive evidence-based, effective support services that target their identified needs;
  • supporting the translation of evidence-based caregiver programs into community settings;
  • advocating for tax and public policy changes;
  • targeting investments that lead to sustainable funding; and,
  • providing leadership for coordination of efforts to support family caregivers.

The winning individual or organization will receive a cash award of $15,000.

Application Procedures:
Nomination guidelines are available on the website listed above.

Last Updated: 5/1/2016