Research Dollars at Work

The Parkinson Alliance is committed to raising funds for the most promising Parkinson’s disease research programs. We award grants to the major U.S. 501 (c) (3) Parkinson’s organizations and research institutions identified by our staff according to the objectives of our goals which include: Clinical Research, Patient Education, and innovative Research Projects.

We favor approaches and collaborative endeavors with the government, and the private sector. Priority is given to projects that leverage additional support and serve as catalysts for progress in enhancing quality of life for the PD patient and finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease.

The Parkinson Alliance is also devoted to improving the quality of life in the PD community through informational means and by funding promising research for individuals with PD.  As a way of keeping the PD community connected and informed, Margaret Tuchman founded This web-based neighborhood offers 1. patient surveys that obtain the "patient's perspective" and gives a "voice" to the individuals with PD, 2. current science reviews, 3. articles, 4. forums, 5. related health news.

We invite you to view the list of grants we have funded by clicking on the links listed on this web page.

Where to apply for a Grant

If you are an investigator or researcher working in the field of neurological disorders, and you are interested in applying for a grant, please visit our Where to Apply for a Grant page. To learn about the The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) grant application process, please visit the NINDS page.

NINDS is the agency under the National Institutes of Health, a primary Federal agency, responsible for conducting and coordinating research on the causes, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of neurological disorders and stroke, as well as supporting basic research in the related scientific areas.