Research Funding

Research Funding


Grief and Loss Programs 601 E. Street, NW Washington, DC 20049

ALS Association
27001 Agoura Road Calabasas, CA 91301 (818) 880-9007

Alzheimer's Association
The Alzheimer's Association, a national network of chapters, is the largest national voluntary health organization dedicated to advancing Alzheimer's research and helping those affected by the disease. The Chicago Chapter is located at919 N. Michigan Ave., Suite 1000 Chicago, IL 60611or call (312) 335-8700 for additional information. 

American Association of Suicidology
The goal of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is to understand and prevent suicide. We are located at 4201 Connecticut Ave., NW Suite 310 Washington, DC 20049. Phone: (202) 237-2280 or Fax: (202) 237-2282.

American Brain Tumor Association
The American Brain Tumor Association, your complete source for information about brain tumors, treatment options, clinical trials and living with a brain tumor. Contact us at 2720 River Road, Des Plaines, IL 60018 or phone 847-827-9910, Fax: 847-827-9918 Patient Line: 800-886-2282 for more information. 

American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road, NE Atlanta, GA 30329 (800) ACS-2345

American Heart Association
7320 Greenville Ave. Dallas, TX 75231 527-6941

American Liver Foundation
1425 Pomptom Ave. Cedar Grove, NJ 07009-1000 (800) 233-0179

American Lung Association
1740 Broadway New York, NY 10019 (800) LUNG-USA

Arthritis Foundation
The Arthritis Foundation of Greater Chicago Chapter helps support research and patient service programs in the Chicagoland and Northwestern Indiana area. For more details please call (800) 735-0096 or write them at 29 E. Madison St., Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60602.

Association for Death Education and Counseling
342 Main St. West Hartford, CT 06117-2507 (860) 586-7503

Cremation Association of North America
Founded in 1913, the CANA is an International organization of over 1200 members, composed of cemeterians, cremationists, funeral directors, industry suppliers and consultants. CANA members believe that cremation is preparation for memorialization. Contact us at 401 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611 Phone (312) 644-6610 or fax (312) 321-4098. 

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
6931 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20014 (800) 344-4823

Funeral Service Consumer Assistance Program
For more than ten years, FSCAP has helped thousands of consumers find the answers they need about funeral service in America. We invite you to check out the resources and recommendations we have gathered here to help you find information and answers to your questions online. If you can't find what you need locally with information you'll find at this site call a FSCAP rep at (800) 662-7666 (8 a.m. to 4 p.m. CST). We also retain an intervener who may be able to provide further assistance to you. 

International THEOS Foundation
322 Blvd. of the Allies Suite 105 Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3510 (412) 471-7770

Leukemia Research Foundation
The Leukemia Research Foundation is dedicated to the eradication of leukemia, lymphoma and myelodysplastic syndromes by funding research to enrich the quality of life by those touched by the diseases. For more details call (847) 424-0600. Located at 820 Davis St., Evanston, IL 60201.

Make-A-Wish Foundation of America
100 Charendon Ave., Suite 2200 Phoenix, AZ 85013 (602) 279-9474

Muscular Dystrophy Association
3300 E. Sunrise Dr. Tucson, AZ 85718 (520) 529-2000

National Kidney Foundation                                                                                              Located at 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016. Phone (800) 622-9010

Tinley Park  (708) 614-9900 or (708) 636-2600