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Innovation in Caregiving Award

Awards to USA, Canada, or International Individuals for
Accomplishments in Caring for Older Adults

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Foundation / Corporation

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Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging

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Awards of $1,000 to USA, Canada, or International individuals for the invention of a device or technique that addresses a caregiving challenge, or to individuals that found a new application of an existing device or technique that improves or eases caregiving for older adults.

This award was created to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of these individuals who serve on the front lines of caregiving.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 181264

Number of Grants:

Up to 3

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award winners will receive a commemorative plaque and a check for $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The award recognizes individuals who, in the course of caring for an older adult in a private home or a residential setting invented a device or technique that solves a caregiving challenge, or found a new application for an existing device or technique that supports caregiving of older adults and eases the burden on caregivers.

Those assisting younger individuals with disabilities may apply for the award if their device or technique is helpful to the care of adults aged 60 and older.

There are no geographic restrictions for the Innovation in Caregiving Award.

Pre-Application Information:

The application deadline for the 2017 Innovation in Caregiving Award is June 30, 2017.

Application information:


Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply, complete the online entry form at

Or, download the PDF and fax the completed form to 216.373.1816 or mail to:

Institutional Advancement
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging
11890 Fairhill Road
Cleveland, OH 44120

Ph: 216.791.8000 (ask for Institutional Advancement)

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USA Territories: Guam (USA)   Puerto Rico (USA)   Virgin Islands (USA)   Northern Mariana Islands (USA)

USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA)   Marshall Islands (USA)   Republic of Palau (USA)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.