Below you will find previously funded DoT grant programs and program showcase webinars.
Lost Wages Support for Living Organ Donors Demonstration Project is a national project funded through a cooperative agreement that seeks to assess whether reimbursing lost wages increases individuals’ willingness to become living organ donors by studying the effect of reimbursement of lost wages on individuals’ decision to consider living donation.
Clinical Interventions to Increase Organ Procurement funds highly promising research into improvements in clinical management of deceased organ donors. This program has provided support for the implementation and evaluation of highly promising strategies and approaches serving as model interventions for identifying appropriate organ donor candidates, evaluating donated organs, maintaining donor clinical stability and optimizing methods for organ procurement.
Media-Based Grassroots Efforts to Increase Minority Solid Organ Donation funded projects to promote organ and tissue donation in minority populations through combined media and grassroots campaigns. Projects were required to spend a minimum of 75 percent of their budget on television and radio advertising.
Public Education Efforts to Increase Organ and Tissue Donation supports the replication of successful strategies or models for increasing public commitment to organ donation and enrollment in state donor registries.
State Donor Registry Support Program funded states to develop or enhance a donor registry in which residents enter their consent to be a donor.
The Grantee Showcase webinar provides participants the opportunity to hear from grantees who had recently completed projects funded by DoT. The grantees provided an overview of their project activities and outcomes. The showcase gives viewers the opportunity to learn about the experiences of previous grantees and some of the types of projects that have been funded in the past.