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CART Fast Facts 2016

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CART Fast Facts 2016

Looking for Fast Facts on The CART Fund? The 2016 CART Fast Facts sheet is now available! Download your copy now!

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CART Brochure

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CART Brochure

Share the story of how Rotarians are curing Alzheimer’s with the 2016 CART Brochure. This ready-to-print, tri-fold brochure puts the story of CART in the palm of your hand. See the institutions and researchers that have received grants, learn how the trust is administered and discover how you can get involved in curing Alzheimer’s through The CART Fund. Please print and distribute as part of your CART support effort. Download your PDF Brochure...

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2017 CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/16

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2017 CART Grant Applications Accepted Through 12/1/16

The CART Fund begins its 2017 Grant process by welcoming Letters-of-Intent (LOIs) for Alzheimer’s research projects within the United States. The CART Fund provides financial support for Alzheimer’s research projects that may yet be supported by extensive preliminary data, but have the potential to substantially advance biomedical research. LOIs that include sufficient detail to communicate the importance of the study as well as information on its feasibility are due by December 1, 2016. Final grant selection will made by March 31, 2017. Additional details and the 2017 grant application schedule can be found...

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RI Director Robert Hall on Alzheimer’s & CART

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RI Director Robert Hall on Alzheimer’s & CART

From Robert Hall, Director 2014-2016, Rotary International, Zones 33 & 34 June 2016 …This year’s zone institute highlighted Alzheimer’s and Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART). As the CART Fund celebrates its’ twentieth year we featured a segment of Carl White’s Life in the Carolinas TV show “Remembering No More: A Story of Change”. CART Executive Director Bill Shillito and founder Rotarian Roger Ackerman have worked many years encouraging Rotary clubs to donate their coins at the Rotary meal to CART. Almost $6M has been raised to date by over half of our zone’s clubs with the same amount awarded in grants for leading edge research not...

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Hope for Alzheimer’s Cure Strong | 2016 CART Annual Meeting

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Hope for Alzheimer’s Cure Strong | 2016 CART Annual Meeting

  What could be more hopeful than an event held the week of Mother’s Day? On May 2, 2016, The Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust (CART) Annual Meeting delivered hope in spades. That day, CART awarded $600,000 in five grants for innovative Alzheimer’s research studies. All five grant recipients presented overviews of their winning research projects at the event. Both the total grant value and the number of grants awarded set new records for CART. The interesting thing about hope is that it is contagious. Rotary International Director Robert Hall and his wife Charlene joined leaders from 15 supporting Rotary Districts and members of the Board of Directors...

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Kanter to swim 89 laps on 89th Birthday for CART

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Kanter to swim 89 laps on 89th Birthday for CART

How will you celebrate your 89th Birthday? Rotarian-For-Life Jerry Kanter of the Kinston Evening Rotary Club decided he will swim 89 laps. Jerry will do his birthday swim at his favorite pool at the Woodmen Community Center in Kinston, NC. Those who know Jerry, know his passion for swimming. He has competed in every North Carolina Senior Games since they started in 1985. Kanter has dedicated this birthday swim to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s disease. The Kinston Evening Rotary Club, Rotary District 7730 along with 18 other Rotary Districts support the work of The CART Fund, a project of the Rotary Clubs of North America. The CART Fund makes seed money Alzheimer’s...

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