Candidates (or their non-profit institution) who are interested in applying for funding associated with research activities related to the efficacy of  VR/AR360° medical technology for transforming patient engagement and improving clinical outcomes can apply by submitting the following items to

  • Cover letter from applicant

  • Biography

  • 1-page description of how he/she has utilized VR/AR360° medical technology to transform patient engagement, improve clinical outcomes and/or champion innovation
  • Amount requested and intended use of funds including, but not limited to, conference registration fees, airfare, hotel accommodations, materials, etc.

  • A letter of confirmation that the candidate will have the authority to use the funds as intended

  • Contact information

  • Letter of recommendation from an Executive from affiliated institution

  • Amount requested and proposed use of funds including, benchmarks for installments


Please note reports of activities and use of funds will be required.


All applications will be acknowledged via email upon time of receipt.  Applications will be reviewed as they are received and awarded on a rolling basis as funding is available.  Applicants are encouraged to apply early as limited funds for grants are available and will be awarded on a first come, first served basis.  Candidates may apply for a second grant, but the Grants committee will give priority to first time applicants. 

The Empower360 Foundation reserves the right to deviate from these guidelines on a case-by-case basis when special circumstances arise.

Any questions or correspondence regarding EMPOWER360 grants should be directed to