CART Fund News

 

Link to view CART Newsletters.

The CART {Coin for Alzheimer Research Trust} provides funds for cutting edge research to cure Alzheimer's disease. 

https://www.facebook.com/cartfund

The CART Fund has rolled out a new Online Contributions Portal (www.mycartfund.org) which will allows clubs to forward funds they collect in CART buckets directly to CART, online, safely and securely.   No more checks, envelopes or stamps.

To access the CART Portal: 

  • Go to mycartfund.org
  • Enter your DACdb User Name and Password (Club ID not required)
  • Click Sign-in (Current User)- the dark blue button   
  • Click on Make a Contribution -- follow the prompts and send all funds collected for CART through this portal in the future.  District CART Chairs are going out of the money-handling business.  
  • In case of a problem, support is available at:   DG2015@Rotary7750.org  

Club members can support CART directly, either one-time or recurring, and those contributions roll into the club totals. 

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CART History

CART started in 1996 with Rotarians voluntarily emptying their pockets and purses of change at weekly meetings.

One hundred percent (100%) of donated funds go to cutting edge Alzheimer’s Disease research. As of May 2020, CART has awarded $9.2 million dollars in 55 grants to recognized US research institutions. All administrative expenses of the Fund are paid from interest earned from invested contributions.

Research Findings: http://www.cartfund.org/cart/researchfindings/

PDG Dr. Gary Goforth serves as the Vice President of Research Grants for CART and had the privilege of presenting $1 million in grants to 5 researchers in 2019.

E-Club of the Carolinas CART contribution history:

2022-23 Goal $ 2000

2021-22 $ 2.304.00

2020-21 $ 2,023.83

2029-20 $ 2,138.50

2018-19 $ 3,355.38

 

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