2022 Grant to Activate Global Engagement Funding Application

The Grant to Activate Global Engagement (GAGE) Funding was first established in 2020 as a response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and successfully supported efforts to engage global neurologists in the American Neurological Association's (ANA) virtual annual meeting. 

The 2022-2023 GAGE opportunity will be leveraged to provide up to four grants valued at up to $2,000 (USD) each to support neurology education and/or research symposia held locally in low and lower-middle income countries (LIC/LMIC). Applications will be accepted from individuals or groups from LIC/LMIC as designated by the World Bank. The application deadline is Friday, December 30, 2022.

Application Instructions:

  • Please complete the online form below and upload the 5 supporting documents by Friday, December 30, 2022.
  • Only applications which complete all components will be considered for funding.
  • Meetings proposed should be held by October 1, 2023.
  • Upon completion of any program funded by a GAGE grant, recipients will be required to submit an overview of the event including details of the meeting planning and a summary of the symposium.

Materials to Submit:

All supporting documentation should be prepared using 12-point font and double-spaced. Documents cannot exceed 2 MB in size.

  1. Program Details: Please provide details on the research/education symposium proposed including location, proposed topics/speakers/attendees, number of attendees, thematic issues of the meeting, length of meeting, assessment of meeting. Up to one page.
  2. Key Opportunities: Please provide the key opportunities that will be provided to attendees by hosting the symposium. Up to half a page.
  3. Impact on Neurological Care: Describe how you hope the meeting will impact neurological care in your region. Up to half a page.
  4. Challenges: Please identify the biggest challenges to hosting a meeting in your local setting and how do you plan to overcome these challenges. Up to half a page.
  5. Budget: Please provide an itemized budget for the proposal (up to 4 applications, a maximum of $2,000 USD). Following are some examples for which grant funding may be utilized: venue reservations, internet connectivity and IT support (including Zoom memberships), ANA membership fees, support to host local speakers housing/travel, and stipends for food/beverage during the meetings. Download the GAGE Budget Spreadsheet by clicking on the text and upload it below once completed.
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