This is the most commonly asked question on HealthCentral Obesity site. Yes, there is one free weight-loss surgery grant of which I am aware. Learn how to apply for the Alice Neff Grant in my sharepost, Free Weight-Loss Surgery Grant Now Available!
The grant has already been given for 2011. But you may apply in 2012 when the grant application period opens, usually in August. Click on this link to read the Free Weight-Loss Surgery Grant Now Available sharepost: http://www.healthcentral.com/obesity/c/276918/142353/bariatric-weight
Home to the Alice Neff Grant, the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America is a nonprofit organization supported by weight loss surgery patients, Bariatric Surgeons, hospitals, corporations, and all those who make up patient support networks.
The goal of the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation is to help people in the weight loss community address their special needs. Funds and resources have been given away in the form of surgery grants to people who have been denied access to the bariatric surgery that is needed to successfully address obesity.
Learn how to apply for a grant. Grant applications are being accepted from June 1, 2012 to December 31, 2012. Good luck.
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