2015 HEHP Grant Application

Optometry Cares – The AOA Foundation and the American Optometric Association, through a generous grant from Luxottica, Inc., are pleased to announce the Healthy Eyes Healthy People State Association Grants. These grants provide funding for implementation of activities that support vision objectives and goals to reduce health disparities.

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Applications to be submitted ONLINE by February 28, 2015 and address the following objective(s): 

V-5.2: Reduce visual impairment due to diabetic retinopathy
V-5.5: Reduce visual impairment due to age-related macular degeneration (AMD)

Applications must be approved by letter from the State Association Executive Director. If awarded a grant, the check will be issued to the state executive director for distribution. Please note there are reporting requirements associated with grant acceptance.

If you have questions about the application process, please contact the AOA Foundation at 314-983-4200 or email at Foundation@aoa.org.


Your investment will ensure that The AOA Foundation continues to provide immediate relief to those in need in the wake of natural disasters, vision care to needy Americans, scholarships for optometry students, preservation of optometry’s history and public education about the need for a lifetime of vision care.

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