NEEDS ASSESSMENT OF ISCHEMIC STROKE IN AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMEN AGED 35-50 MISSISSIIPI
Combating Ischemic Stroke in African American Women
Agency Partner : We will approach the National Stroke Association to implement an
initiative consistent with their mission is to “reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by
developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment,
rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke”(http://www.stroke.org/aboutus).
The National Stroke Association is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization with a key focus
area for 20142015
that includes increasing awareness and understanding of stroke.
Funding sources for the programs of this agency includes donations and grants.
Health Objective : Decrease the incidence of ischemic stroke in African American
women, aged 3550,
residing in Mississippi, by 10 percent in 3 years of program
Funder : Genentech
The Genentech Foundation provides financial support to qualified nonprofit, U.S.based
charitable organizations. The Foundation awards grants in support of organizations that
undertake charitable activities in the areas of: health science education and community
civic initiatives. Genentech prioritizes and focuses funding towards programs and events
such as: Patient Services, Patient Outreach, Patient Education, Disease Education,
Fundraisers, Health Screenings, Scientific/Medical Meetings, Conferences, Seminars and
Symposia. This foundation was identified because of its history of donating to nonprofit
organizations and the nature of our objective is a communityfocused
project that we
believe appeals to the charitable interests of the foundation. Attached below is the
funding solicitation and details of the application process.
Funding Request Process
Registration & Application
? Funding requests must be submitted online through the Genentech Funding
System, which can be accessed using the apply for funding button to the
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the Genentech Request System, must register as a user (see New User
Registration Tip Sheet )
? Completed funding request must be submitted at least 60 days before the
start date of an activity
? All organizations register using the same process and require basic
information so Genentech can determine the proper type of funding
? After submitting your basic information, you will be asked a series of
questions to ascertain the correct type of funding. Based on your answers,
you will be directed to an application specific to your funding type
? Once a request is submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.
? If a funding request is approved, an electronic Letter of Agreement (LOA)
with the terms and conditions of the funding will be sent to all relevant
? The LOA must be electronically signed and accepted by the authorized
? will receive the funding via check or electronic payment after the
acceptance of the LOA. Activity monitoring, evaluation and reconciliation
is required for particular funding types The next deadline for submission of
grant application is September 15, 2015.
National Stroke Association www.stroke.org