Here are some organizations interested in funding research studies concerning bereaved children. It is crucial that researchers continue to investigate both the short term and long term effects losing a parent can have on a child.
· The Center for Health and Health Care in Schools will review requests for funding and/or grants. If you or someone you know is interested in obtaining money to perform a study on grieving children this link will guide you through an application process: http://www.healthinschools.org/grants/general.asp
· The Childhood Bereavement Network is a national federation of organizations and individuals who work in various settings with bereaved children, their families and other caregivers. This link further explores CBN: http://www.ncb.org.uk/projects/project_detail.asp?ProjectNo=275
· The mission of the Project on Death in America is to understand and transform the culture and experience of dying and bereavement through initiatives in research, scholarship, the humanities, and the arts, and to foster innovations in the provision of care, public education, professional education, and public policy. To learn more about specific and current studies click on the following link: http://www2.soros.org/death/grief_funding.htm
· Bereavement Care Project and organization based in Stoke on-Trent, Staffordshire: http://www.dianaspencer.com/grants/3_3_1_bereaved_1999.htm