ALS Grant Requests
Who May Apply:
Organizations that are exempt from federal income taxes under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, contributions to which are deductible under Section 170 of the Internal Revenue Code. The organizations should qualify as public charities under Section 509(a)(1) or Section 509(a)(2) of the Internal Revenue Code.
Areas of Interest:
Jean Pape Adams was interested in supporting charitable organizations actively engaged in discovering the causes of and finding a cure for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).
What We Fund:
The Foundation funds research that is innovative and aggressive. We encourage partnerships and collaborative efforts in proposing initiatives to fill gaps not currently being investigated and that may involve novel approaches. The research must be of high scientific merit in discovering the causes or finding a cure for ALS.
What the Foundation does NOT Fund:
Support groups, education, medical equipment, and capital projects.
Indirect Cost Information:
The Foundation now accepts budgeted indirect costs of up to 10%.
•The Foundation awards grants once a year. Funding is for the following calendar year.
•Proposal deadline is Friday, September 13, 2013. Proposals are reviewed in November and written notification and distributions of awards will be made prior to the end of December 2013.
Please submit the following before September 13, 2013:
- ALS Grant Application (available below). Open the Application using Adobe Acrobat and fill in the relevant fields (Adobe Reader will permit you to view the application, but will not permit you to fill in the fields on the form and re-save). Please complete the application and save with a file name that identifies your sponsoring institution. (Example: Johns Hopkins Application)
- Research Proposal -- See top of page 2 of ALS Grant Application for proposal details.
- Additional Attachments -- See bottom of page 2 of ALS Grant Application for list of additional required attachments.
These materials should be submitted in electronic form (please e-mail as attachments to email@example.com) and in hard copy (please send to the mailing address below).
Feel free to contact Shelley Carter with any questions.
Applications are reviewed by an Advisory Committee comprised of scientific researchers, neurologists, and others who have had close relationships with friends and family members afflicted with ALS. The Advisory Committee makes funding recommendations to the Trustees who make the final funding decisions.
Advisory Committee Members:
J. Donald Capra, M.D.
Pat Capra, Ph.D.
John F. Coyle, M.D.
Barbara A. Fries, M.D.
Ralph G. Greenlee, Jr., M.D.
David R. Gooden, Ph.D., J.D.
Katherine G. Coyle
Marcia Y. Manhart
Intrust Bank, N.A.
The Judith & Jean Pape Adams Charitable Foundation
Shelley L. Carter, Executive Director
7030 South Yale Ave., Suite 600
Tulsa, OK 74136