​Every year, millions of Americans survive critical illness; but despite the efforts of their ICU, many are left with ongoing problems. The current health care system often does not meet the needs of these survivors, or their families, during their weeks to years of recovery. SCCM seeks to improve patient and family support after critical illness through the THRIVE Initiative. The THRIVE Initiative offers the following grants:

THRIVE Peer Support Collaborative
The THRIVE Peer Support Collaborative offers grants aimed at fostering an international network of in-person support groups linking survivors of critical illness and their families.

THRIVE Research Grant to Accelerate Recovery
The THRIVE Grant offers $50,000 in funding to SCCM members conducting research aimed at improving patient and family support after critical illness.​