Healthy Living Grant Program: Prescription Medication Safety
The application deadline is July 16, 2012.
This year's grants are supporting projects in the area of: Prescription Drug Safety
Prescription Medication Safety, supported by an unrestricted grant from Purdue Pharma L.P.: Educational and awareness programs about the dangers of prescription drug abuse, targeted to children, parents or schools.
In 2012, the Healthy Living Grant program will focus on medical-related organizations* and will encourage collaboration with nonprofits, schools or government entities. Grant of up to $8,000 will support approximately 25 projects addressing Prescription Medication Safety for children and youth ages 2-21.
Organizations can submit no more than one application per year.
Applicant organizations must have annual operating budgets less than $2 million. Medical organizations applying can use their department/division budget for this requirement.
Applications are due to arrive at the AMA Foundation office by Monday, July 16, 2012 at 5:00pm Central Time.
The 2012 grant applicants will be notified in mid to late September 2012 as to the status of their application.
*A medical organization is defined as: hospitals and free clinics, public health departments, medical schools and nonprofit organizations of medical students and physicians, and their affiliates (includes medical societies and their affiliate organizations, such as foundations or alliances).
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