The Mayday Fund
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 55th Floor
New York, NY 10112
Contact: William M. Dietel, Advisor
Dedicated solely to the reduction of the physical and psychological toll of pain and its consequences.
See also: http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/mayday/index.html
* Projects that will improve public policy and make it more hospitable to the better treatment of pain
* Projects (led by multi-disciplinary teams including at a minimum, a physician, a nurse, a pharmacist and an administrator) that will introduce the routine assessment, documentation and treatment of pain
* Special interest in projects that:
-relieve children's pain
-involve primary care
-improve the treatment of pain in home care or in other settings
where a person is in pain after being discharged from
a medical institution
Grant Application Process
The first step is to prepare a two to three page letter describing the following:
* nature and importance of the problem to be addressed
* approach to be taken
* criteria for measuring the project's success
* amount requested
* name of person Mayday may contact for further information
Other supplemental materials, such as a more comprehensive proposal, narrative and line item budgets and an annual report or audit may be requested after review of the preliminary inquiry. Telephone calls to discuss potential projects are also welcome.
Grants are only made to those projects operating within the United States and only to public charity organizations, as officially recognized by the IRS.
Grant Application Guidelines: http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/mayday/guide.html
Past Grant Recipients
* American Society of Law Medicine and Ethics
+ Millard Fillmore Health System
* Education Development Center, Inc.
* The Vulvar Pain Foundation
For a more detailed list see: http://fdncenter.org/grantmaker/mayday/grants.html