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Caregiver Grants For The OHBM Annual Meeting

Applying for a Grant

Small grants up to $500 per family are available for attendees of the OHBM Annual Meeting who are bringing young children or dependents to a meeting or who incur extra expenses for caregiving during the meeting. The OHBM meeting also provides family/lactation rooms.

Apply Online

We are now accepting applications for Caregiver Grants for The OHBM Annual Meeting. To apply, complete the online caregiver grant application no later than Sunday, May 1st by 24.00H (US-Central).

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Allowable Expenses:

  • Caregiving expenses at the site of the meeting*
  • Extra child/dependent care expenses at home incurred because the primary caregiver was attending the meeting (such as overtime at a childcare center, cost of a sitter, etc.)
  • Expenses incurred in bringing a caregiver and/or dependent to the meeting

*OHBM does not provide or recommend childcare providers and does not assume responsibility or liability for childcare services of any sort. It is the responsibility of the parent(s) or guardian(s) to thoroughly investigate all childcare providers.

Unallowable Expenses:

  • Regular home-based child/dependent care expenses
  • Travel or other expenses related to the attendee's participation in the meeting (including meeting registration, meals, traveling to the meeting, or other expenses the attendee would already be incurring by attending the meeting)
  • Food
  • Tickets to local museums, amusement parks, etc.

Selecting Grants

If the number of requests for grants exceeds available funding, preference will be given to applicants in the early stages of their careers.

Application Misrepresentation

OHBM reserves the right to deny funds to applicants who misrepresent their funding needs.

Changes in Circumstances

If the need for your grant changes between when you applied and the date of the meeting, you must notify OHBM to explain. You will be notified if your need is still eligible for funding.

Childcare Bulletin Board

If you are interested in childcare sharing, try connecting to other parents on the OHBM Child Care Bulletin Board.

OHBM offers this bulletin board as a service and takes no responsibility for any consequences resulting from childcare arrangements made through this bulletin board. People posting on the bulletin board are not endorsed, screened, or validated by OHBM. Please exercise appropriate caution in dealing with unfamiliar individuals.

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