CABHI offering $50,000 to develop new ideas
November 25, 2020
TORONTO – CABHI is now accepting applications for Spark-ON, a unique funding opportunity for Ontario-based frontline healthcare workers, clinical managers, clinical researchers, and/or senior-focused organizations with great ideas for solutions that could benefit the lives of older adults, persons with dementia, and their care partners.
CABHI is seeking applicants who work at a healthcare delivery organization located in Ontario and are one of the following:
1. Frontline care staff, including:
- Healthcare professionals
- Allied health professionals
- Personal support workers
- Certified nursing assistants
- Support staff (for example, dietary aides or housekeepers)
- Home healthcare aides
2. Clinical care manager
- Person who directly manages clinical care delivery
3. Clinical researcher
- Person who conducts applied or translational research in a care setting
Solutions should address one or more of these four critical priorities, amplified by the COVID-19 pandemic:
- Social connectedness
- Caregiver wellbeing
- Infection prevention and control
- Training unregulated care providers
Successful applicants will receive up to $50,000 to develop, test, and/or scale their solution, as well as coaching and mentorship by CABHI’s network of experts over a 12-month period.
As the healthcare community continues to grapple with the impact of the pandemic, no one will be better positioned to meet the challenges of older adults than frontline healthcare workers. Spark-ON will help them improve the lives of older adults in long-term care and in the community, including persons living with dementia and their care partners.
Interested in applying? Register to attend our informational webinar on Wednesday, December 2, 12 to 1 pm (ET). Spark-ON Webinar: How to Submit a Successful Application Registration, Wed, 2 Dec 2020 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite. Apply here: www.cabhi.com/programs/spark-on/
Spark-ON Application Deadline: Monday, December 21, 5 pm (ET)
Please share this call widely to reach Ontario-based frontline healthcare workers across your network, and visit us to learn more.