Endowments & Research Funds
With a goal of providing stable, long-term financial resources for the Foundation as well as funding for specific areas or research, Endowment & Research Funds have been established by individuals and organizations. An Endowment Fund is also a way to leave a legacy or to honor someone. Grants and Scholarships made possible through these funds provide financial support for the Foundation’s critical priorities.
Established to facilitate the research and evaluation of physical therapist interventions for older adults. Click here for more information.
Supports research topics related to the physical therapy management of cardiovascular and pulmonary disorders, including prevention, fitness and health promotion. This fund makes the Scot C. Irwin, PT, DPT, CCS scholarship possible. Click here for more information.
Established in recognition of the need for clinical research relating to those services most commonly delivered by physical therapists, as determined by current practice patterns, and the development of innovative interventions that offer reasonable assurance that they will be therapeutically effective. Click here for more information.
Support the most pressing needs of the Foundation as defined by its mission and trustees. Click here for more information.
Provides funding for research in physical therapy education and for developing a new generation of physical therapy practitioners. Click here for more information.
Created to support the development of new interventions that will be clinically relevant and therapeutically effective. Click here for more information.
This endowment for Geriatric Research will fund, in perpetuity, research designed to specifically advance knowledge of physical therapy for older adults. Click here for more information.
Supports post-professional doctoral scholarships for neurology focused researchers. This fund makes the Marylou Barnes, PT, FAPTA and Patricia Leahy, PT scholarships possible. Click here for more information.
Established to fund research that will supply the best evidence to enhance the diagnosis, management and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions. Click here for more information.
Established to allow for the evaluation of physical therapist interventions for children. Click here for more information.
Established to support PODS scholarships for investigators conducting women’s health research. Click here for more information.
Establish an Endowment or Research Fund
To learn how you can create an Endowed Fund or Research Fund to support physical therapy research today and in the future, call 800-875-1378 or email email@example.com.