Areas of Grant Support Available
Couple, parent-child, and family system relationships are of special interest. Other relationships such as doctor-patient, teacher-student, or child care provider-child are of interest to the degree that they illuminate basic relationship characteristics and psychological development.
A complementary research interest involves scientific evaluation of relationship-centered service and educational interventions and programs.
The Foundation's educational activities are directed at health care professionals, educators, service program professionals, and the public.
Lewis Foundation will consider grant applications from educational institutions and social service agencies to support programs or projects in the following areas:
Research Projects That Focus On:
  1. Crucial aspects of interpersonal relationships.
  2. Connections between interpersonal relationship characteristics and psychological and physical health or dysfunction.
  3. Evaluations of relevant service or educational programs.
Educational Or Service Programs That Focus On:
  1. Couple, parent-child, or family system psychological health or dysfunction.
  2. Psychoeducational transmission of interpersonal system concepts.
  3. Dissemination of interpersonal system information to health care professionals, educators, service program professionals, or the public.
Jerry M. Lewis, M.D. Mental Health Research Foundation