Brain Awareness Week

It’s easy! Simply visit the partner registration page and complete the partner registration form. You will be alerted via email when your registration is approved.

Partnership in the campaign is free.

The Dana Foundation and Dana Alliances do not provide direct financial support for events. However, we do provide a range of free publications and resources for partners who are planning events.

The Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS) administers a Brain Awareness Week grants program for European partners. This program is funded by a grant from the Dana Foundation.  Contact FENS at for more information.

The International Brain Research Organization (IBRO) administers a Brain Awareness Week grants program for partners outside of the United States, Canada, and Europe. This program is also funded by a grant from the Dana Foundation. Visit IBRO’s website for more information.

Absolutely! We encourage our partners to plan brain-related events throughout the year.

Outreach Organization includes issue- and disease-focused groups (such as chapters of the Alzheimer’s Association or Pilot International). Other organizations in this category include advocacy organizations, senior and community centers, libraries that are not government organizations, and any nonprofit organization focused on public education.

Hospital/University includes colleges and college departments.

Medical/Research Institution includes medical- and research-based groups that are not part of a university or hospital system.

Affiliate includes most other organization types, including brain training facilities and corporations.

If you are still unsure or have further questions please feel free to contact us at

While partnership is limited to organizations and institutions, we encourage individuals to participate in the campaign. Search the Partner List and Calendar of Events for partners and events in your area and volunteer to help out. Consider creating your own “organization”—for example, develop a Brain Awareness Week “Book Club” to read and discuss neuroscience related books during March.


Organizations are added to the partner list within a month after they are approved. If you still do not see yourself listed after a month, please contact us at

Search the official Brain Awareness Week Calendar of Events by country, US state, or city.

We’re glad you asked. We developed the Plan Your Outreach section to help you plan and promote events.

…update my profile?
Log in to the site and visit Update Your Profile to update your information.
…post an event?
When logged in, visit the Post Your Event(s) page.
…order materials?
Note: USA partners only. After you’ve submitted at least one event to the Calendar, you’ll be able to access the Materials Order Form from the Partner Dashboard when logged in. Important note: only one order per partner is permitted.
…submit a report?
When logged in, visit the Submit Your Report page.

If you have forgotten your password, please use the “Forgot Password” feature to automatically generate a new one. You will receive a new password by email (if you don’t see it immediately please check your “junk” mail filter) and will be able to log in and reset the password to your preferred password, if you’d like.

If you are unsure of the email address you registered under or have any other log-in issues, please contact us at or +1-212-401-1689 and we will help.

Only one report per partner per year is permitted. Please report on all of your Brain Awareness Week activities within that report.

If you received an email confirmation of your order, your order has gone through.

Brain Awareness Week staff is available year-round via email ( or phone (+1-212-401-1689) to answer any questions you may have.

Thank you! We welcome all input from our partners, especially new ideas for the Plan Your Outreach and Handouts & Resources sections of the site. Please feel free to email ( or call (+1-212-401-1689).

Depending on our post-campaign supply, we can sometimes accommodate requests at other times during the year. Please write to

No. Partners with photos posted in the gallery have only given the Dana Foundation and Dana Alliances permission to use their photos, and only for Brain Awareness Week-related communications. If you would like permission to use an organization’s image(s), please contact them directly.

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