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American Speech-Language-Hearing Foundation: Supports the advancement of knowledge in this field and seeks to improve the lives of people with speech, language, or hearing disorders. Programs include: 

  • Clinical Research Grant: Seeks to advance knowledge of the efficacy of treatment and assessment practices in speech-language pathology and audiology. Priority will be given to proposals investigating approaches to improve the everyday functioning of individuals with, or at-risk for, communication and related impairments. Awards are up to $75,000 for two years. 
  • New Century Scholars Research Grant: Supports studies that are innovative, groundbreaking, or that can meet research needs not yet addressed. Awards are up to $10,000 for up to two years. 
  • New Investigators Research Grant: Seeks to help further research activities of new investigators and should have particular clinical relevance to audiology and/or speech-language pathology. Awards are $5,000. 
  • Speech Science Research Grant: Supports research on the acoustic properties of speech production and perception. Awards are $5,000. 


Autism Speaks: Supports research into the diagnosis, causes, prevention, and treatment of autism or its disabling symptoms. Awards range from $60,000 to $150,000.

Deafness Research Foundation: Seeks novel investigations of auditory and vestibular function and dysfunction. All research proposals in hearing and balance science, including those for basic, translational and applied clinical research, will be considered for funding. Awards are up to $25,000 for one year. 

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.