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American Cancer Society: Offers grants for independent investigators, mentored training and career development, professorships, special initiatives, and international research programs. Has several grants for oncology social work. Awards are up to $200,000. 

Helen Bader Foundation: Seeks to make Wisconsin a leader, not just in how we address the challenges posed by Alzheimer's disease, but in how we view growing older and the later stages of life. Through an emphasis on program development, applied research, and public policy, the Foundation aims to offer hope to families grappling with Alzheimer's. In the broader interest of healthy aging, the Foundation supports education and training efforts that raise the capacity of professionals who serve older adults. 

National Association of Social Workers Foundation: Offers fellowship, scholarship and research awards. Awards are up to $3,000. 

National Science Foundation - Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences: Supports research that builds fundamental knowledge of human behavior, interaction, and social and economic systems, organizations and institutions. Includes programs in anthropology, cognition, economics, languages/linguistics, law, and political science. 

Silberman Fund: Supports the systematic investigation of innovations in social work practice, policy and education.  Funding ranges from $20,000 to $40,000.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration: Seeks to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America's communities. Has several active initiatives, including Prevention and Awareness of Substance Abuse and Mental Illness, Military Families (ensure needed behavioral health services are accessible and outcomes are successful), Jobs and Economy, and Behavioral Health Workforce. 

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