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ABBOTT FUND

The Fund focuses its grantmaking on creative ideas that promote science and medical innovation; access to health care; and strengthen communities worldwide. The Fund, the philanthropic arm of Abbott Laboratories, strives to make a lasting impact on peopleís lives. [More...]

ACADEMY OF GENERAL DENTISTRY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Academy of General Dentistry, supports the efforts of the general dentist to improve the oral health of the public. Grants support efforts to provide access to quality dental healthcare for underserved populations. [More...]

ACTION FOR HEALTHY KIDS

By engaging diverse organizations, leaders and volunteers in actions that foster sound nutrition and good physical activity in children, youth, and schools, the Organization seeks to have all kids develop the lifelong habits necessary to promote health and learning. Created in 2002 in response to the 16th U.S. [More...]

ADA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Dental Association. Itís Samuel Harris Fund for Childrenís Dental Health seeks to improve childrenís oral health. [More...]

AETNA FOUNDATION

The Foundationís call for proposals for its 2010 grant cycle focuses on issues that improve health and the healthcare system in three areas: obesity, racial and ethnic healthcare equity, and integrated health care. Obesity programs should address the rising rate of obesity among U.S. [More...]

AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COUNCIL

The Councilís Safety Grants Program encourages and provides financial support for agricultural safety and health interventions at the local and/or regional level in order to facilitate timely application of evidence-based safety and health strategies to protect agricultural workers. Each year, the grant programís theme directs the grantmaking priority. [More...]

AGRICULTURAL SAFETY AND HEALTH COUNCIL OF AMERICA

The Councilís Safety Grants seek to encourage and provide financial support for interventions at the local and/or regional level in order to facilitate timely application of evidence-based safety and health strategies to protect agricultural workers. Priority is given to projects that engage both management and workers in the planning and delivery of safety; facilitate new partnerships for providing timely, effective safety programs; reach out to stakeholders who have limited access to safety programs; implement evidence-based agricultural safety and health strategies; and have the potential for sustainability after the grant period. [More...]

AIDS UNITED

The Organizationís Sector Transformation Initiative supports HIV/AIDS service organizations nationwide that are navigating the challenges to service sustainability posed by shifts in funding, implementation of healthcare reform, and scientific advances in HIV treatment and prevention. Sector Transformation grants are available for costs of restructuring activities including staff, program, consultant, and legal expenses. [More...]

ALLEN FOUNDATION

Of interest are programs in health, education, training, and research. Training programs target children and young adults to improve their health and development, educators and demonstrators concerned with good nutritional practices, and those that train low-income mothers during pregnancy and after the births of their children to encourage good nutrition habits. [More...]

ALZHEIMERíS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

The Foundation is accepting applications for the Brodsky Grant, a $30,000 award to an innovative program or service that improves the lives of those affected by the disease. The Foundationís priorities are programs that are innovative, meet the greatest need, and can be successfully put into practice and later replicated in other communities. [More...]

ALZHEMIERíS FOUNDATION OF AMERICA

The Foundationís Anna P. Brodsky Family Respite Care Grant program is designed to alleviate the cost of respite care for families caring for loved ones with Alzheimerís disease or a related dementia. [More...]

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF DERMATOLOGY

Seeking to stem the rise in skin cancer cases, the Academy is offering grants for the purchase of permanent shade structures. These structures should be designed to provide shade and ultraviolet ray protection for outdoor areas. [More...]

AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS

The Academyís Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Program provides support to pediatricians eager to collaborate within their communities so that all children have access to needed health services. The Program has three health grant opportunities: the CATCH Planning and Implementation Grants program, the CATCH Resident Grants program, and the CATCH Resident Obesity Grant Opportunity. [More...]

AMERICAN ACADMEY FOR CEREBRAL PALSY AND DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE

The Academyís grant program supports the Organizationís mission to improve the health and general status of children and adults with cerebral palsy, genetic and developmental disorders, or childhood acquired-disabilities. It does this by providing financial assistance for the development and presentation of a high quality education seminar related to improving the early identification and treatment of individuals with childhood acquired disability. [More...]

AMERICAN COLLEGE HEALTH FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American College Health Association, awards an annual award for novel wellness solutions and programs that address issues specifically related to the retention and overall well-being of college students. The 2016 Aetna Student Health Award honors projects that demonstrate a creative, evidence-based approach to facilitate student retention and well-being. [More...]

AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS

The Organizationís 2015 Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education is open to any creative/innovative teaching program for psychiatric education that has been in operation for at least two years, and has been a part of the U.S. or Canadian approved psychiatric residency training program. [More...]

AMERICAN CONGRESS OF OBSTETRICIANS AND GYNECOLOGISTS

The Congress seeks submissions for its Warren H. Pearse Womenís Health Policy Research Award. [More...]

AMERICAN LEGACY FOUNDATION

The Foundation, formed from the multi-state lawsuit against tobacco companies, works to reduce youth tobacco use, reduce exposure to secondhand smoke, increase successful smoking cessation rates, and reduce disparities in access to prevention and cessation services and secondhand smoke exposure on behalf of disadvantaged populations. The Foundation has instituted new application procedures, switching from a rolling application to having two deadlines per application cycle. [More...]

AMERICAN MUSIC THERAPY ASSOCIATION

The Associationís Arthur Flagler Fultz Award is designed to encourage, promote, and fund music therapy research and the exploration of new and innovative music therapy treatments. The Fund supports research in the field of music therapy with a focus on clinical research and health services research. [More...]

AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

The Associationís Section Health Policy and Administration Grant Program seeks to stimulate, encourage, and support research activities that enhance the body of knowledge related to health policy, clinical administration, global health, and the use of technology in physical health. These grants help fund new physical therapist investigators or established investigators who are embarking on a new research agenda in the areas of physical therapy practice, leadership, administration, or education. [More...]

AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the American Psychiatric Association, works to advance public awareness of mental illness and its effective treatments. The Foundation is committed to promoting early recognition and treatment of mental illness and over the next three years, it will fund educational, informational, and outreach initiatives. [More...]

AMERICAN PSYCHOANALYTIC FOUNDATION COMMITTEE

The Committee focuses its grantmaking on programs promoting a better understanding of psychoanalysis and encouraging effective and innovative dissemination of psychoanalytic ideas and services to the public. The Committeeís objective is to educate the public, the community of mental health workers, and allied disciplines about the relevance of psychoanalysis as a powerful therapeutic and research instrument whose applications span a wide range of understanding of individual behavior and cultural phenomena. [More...]

AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention award supports research into psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents. Peterson-Homer was committed to improving the status of children in the face of the most significant threats to their health and development, specifically accidents, violence, abuse, or suicide. [More...]

AMERICAN SCHOOL FOOD SERVICE ASSOCIATION

School Community Kitchens grants provide seed grants for school-community partnerships that help people move into food service jobs while providing meals for those in need. Applicants must represent a school food service or nutrition department at the district or school building level and be a current member of the American School Food Service Association. [More...]

AMERICAN SPEECH-LANGUAGE-HEARING ASSOCIATION

The Organization is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for audiologists; speech-language pathologists; speech, language and hearing scientists; audiology and speech-language pathology support personnel; and students. The Organizationís Multicultural Activities grants program supports projects designed to bring multicultural components to its clinical, educational, and professional programs and the activities of allied/related associations and organizations. [More...]

ANNA LALOR BURDICK FOUNDATION

The Foundationís objective is to educate young women about human reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. Of particular interest are programs that focus on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, including the topics of contraception and pregnancy termination, and as such may be particularly lacking options in their lives. [More...]

ANNA LALOR BURDICK PROGRAM

The Program, an initiative of the Lalor Foundation, seeks to educate young women about human reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. Of particular interest are young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, including the subjects of contraception and pregnancy termination. [More...]

AONE FOUNDATION FOR NURSING LEADERSHIP RESEARCH AND EDUCATION

The Foundation supports the research and educational priorities of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, a national membership organization for nurses who design, facilitate, and manage care. The Foundationís small grants program supports research projects that align with its research priorities. [More...]

ASSOCIATION OF AMERICAN MEDICAL COLLEGES

The Associationís David E. Rogers Award honors a former president of the Association. [More...]

ASTRAZENECA

The pharmaceutical Companyís Corporate Giving supports organizations and programs dedicated to improving healthcare and/or promoting science education and skills especially among young people. In general, the Companyís support is aligned with its priority health issues and therapeutic areas of expertise Ė cardiovascular disease, diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, infection, neuroscience, oncology, respiratory, and inflammation. [More...]

ASTRAZENECA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION

The Foundation promotes public awareness of healthcare issues, public education of medical knowledge, and contributes to charitable and qualified exempt organizations consistent with its charitable purpose. The Foundationís newest program is the Connections for Cardiovascular Health. [More...]

AUTISM SPEAKS

The Organizationís Family Services Local Grant Program seeks to promote local services that enhance the lives of those affected by autism spectrum disorders; expand the capacity to effectively serve this growing community, and increase the field of service providers across the country. Local grants are divided into Chapter, Regional, and Neighborhood grants depending upon the location of the service provider. [More...]

AVON FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Breast Care Fund grants support the development of breast cancer education and outreach activities, particularly breast health education and early detection services for underserved women. Programs of interest include those that recruit women for both first time and annual screenings; those that develop partnerships between community-based outreach providers and local medical providers; and those that work with health care providers to ensure proper clinical follow-up of abnormal screening results. [More...]

AVON FOUNDATION FOR WOMEN

The Foundationís Breast Cancer Safety Net Program is accepting letters of intent from regional and community hospitals working to provide medically underserved women with access to post-screening diagnostics and care. Grants support institutions and organizations that care for uninsured, at-risk, low income, and minority patients in their communities. [More...]

BADER PHILANTHROPIES

The umbrella Organization over two Funds, the Helen Daniels Bader Fund and the Isabel and Alfred Bader Fund, the Philanthropies seek to address major social needs. Grants are awarded in the following areas: Workforce Development, Milwaukee (Wisconsin) Arts, Community Programs, Community Partnerships for Youth, Jewish Education, Israel, and Alzheimerís & Aging. [More...]

BAYER HEALTHCARE

The Companyís Charitable Contributions program focuses on supporting charitable events or community programs that align with its business and community goals in the Companyís therapeutic areas. The Company provides charitable contributions to support indigent care programs, health fairs, patient education, public education, community organizations within a Bayer business community, and other charitable programs and organizations such as food banks, public libraries, and environmental protection programs. [More...]

BLOWITZ-RIDGEWAY FOUNDATION

The Foundation was created in 1984 with proceeds from the sale of Chicagoís Ridgeway Hospital, a nonprofit, psychiatric facility that focused on low-income adolescents. The Foundation focuses its grantmaking to the support of nonprofit agencies, which provide medical and psychological services to economically disadvantaged children and adolescents, thus continuing the original mission of the hospital. [More...]

BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Together on Diabetes Initiative is dedicated to improving the health outcomes of people living with type 2 diabetes in the United States. This new, five year, $100 million initiative seeks to strengthen patient self-management education, community-based supportive services, and broad-based community mobilization. [More...]

BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS

In 1988, Broadway Cares and Equity Fights AIDS were founded as separate AIDS-related fund-raising organizations. They merged in 1992 and have since focused their grantmaking to respond to the AIDS epidemic. [More...]

BROOKDALE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Group Respite Program supports community-based efforts to develop and sustain social model respite programs for elders with Alzheimerís disease and their families. The Respite Program and the specialized Early Memory Loss Program are both community-based, social model, day service programs that provide dementia-specific group activities for participants and respite from caregiving tasks for family caregivers. [More...]

BRUSH FOUNDATION

The Foundation's primary focus is on family planning around the world. Support is given to projects that protect and enhance people's ability to manage their reproductive health; carry out public policy analysis and public education in the areas related to reproductive behavior and its social applications; and advance the personal knowledge and purposeful behavior of youth with respect to sexuality within a broad social context. [More...]

CAP FOUNDATION

The College of American Pathologists (CAP) Foundationís annual John H. Rippey Grant for Quality Assurance, honors the memory of the pathologist who was devoted to improving laboratory quality assurance. [More...]

CARDINAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the healthcare supply chain Companies in North America. The Foundationís E3 Ė Effectiveness, Efficiency, and Excellence in Healthcare grant Program supports projects developed by nonprofit healthcare institutions throughout the United States that help healthcare providers implement best practices to truly transform patient care. [More...]

CARL J. HERZOG FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded in 1952 to promote education and medical research with an emphasis on dermatology. In addition to medical research, the Foundation also considers requests for general operating support from hospitals, colleges, and universities. [More...]

CARMAX FOUNDATION

The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on automobile passenger safety awareness and improving the communities where company employees live and work. The Foundationís regional giving program is determined by committees of appointed store associates. [More...]

CENTER FOR ALTERNATIVES TO ANIMAL TESTING

The Centerís goal is to develop innovative non-whole animal methods to evaluate fully commercial and/or therapeutic products to ensure the publicís health and safety. The Center is affiliated with the division of toxicological sciences in the department of environmental health at Johns Hopkins University. [More...]

CHEST FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American College of Chest Physicians. The Foundation has a mission of championing lung health through support of clinical research, patient education, and community service. [More...]

CHRISTOPHER D. SMITHERS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to educate the public that alcoholism is a respectable, treatable disease from which people can and do recover. It also encourages the development of prevention programs and activities with an emphasis on high-risk populations and continuously fights to reduce and eliminate the stigma thatís associated with the disease of alcoholism. [More...]

CHRISTOPHER REEVE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Quality of Life Grants Program offers funds to organizations working to address the needs of persons living with paralysis, particularly spinal cord injury, their families, and caregivers. Funding is awarded in 13 categories including accessibility, advocacy, arts, assistive technology, children, counseling, education, employment, health promotion, independent living, practical service, sports and recreation, and therapeutic riding. [More...]

CIGNA FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the insurance Company. It supports organizations supporting its commitment to enhancing the health of individuals and families and the well-being of their communities, with a special focus on those communities where Company employees live and work. [More...]

CJ FOUNDATION FOR SIDS

Grantmaking is focused on the special needs of the SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) community. It supports the community through its program services grants, express grants, special circumstances, and research. [More...]

COLIN HIGGINS FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports organizations that help people respond to a variety of life challenges, with an emphasis on responses to the AIDS pandemic. The Foundation funds innovative programs in the areas of education, service, and advocacy for people infected, affected, and at-risk for HIV; those that empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender peoples through community-based organizations that combat homophobia and foster leadership. [More...]

COLLEGE OF AMERICAN PATHOLOGISTS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís John H. Rippey Grant for Quality Assurance awards up to $5,000 for innovative projects related to quality assurance, quality improvement in pathology, or patient safety, which result in improved patient care. [More...]

COMER FOUNDATION

The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on needle exchange and other harm reduction strategies within the drug using community. The Foundation seeks to ďfacilitate the process between organizations and communities committed to creating and maintaining health.Ē Funding priorities include needle exchange programs; organizations providing direct services addressing health issues related to drug use; organizations grounded in harm reduction principles and practice; and those actively developing community, financial, and local political support. [More...]

COMMONWEALTH FUND

The Fund supports independent research on health and social issues and makes grants to improve: health care policy and practice, the quality of health care services, insurance coverage and access to care. A brief online letter of inquiry, no longer than two pages, is requested. [More...]

CONNECT 4 MENTAL HEALTH

The nationwide Initiative calls for communities to prioritize serious mental illness. The Initiativeís Community Innovation Awards program recognizes local organizations across the country, which are implementing approaches that support individuals living with serious mental illness and their families. [More...]

CSL BEHRING

The Company, a global leader in the protein biotherapeutics industry, offers Local Empowerment for Advocacy Development (LEAD) grants. The grants help improve the quality of life for people with rare disease who utilize plasma-derived or recombinant therapies for bleeding disorders, immune disorders, Alpha-1 deficiencies, or other conditions. [More...]

DENTAQUEST FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the oral health Company, is seeking proposals for its Venture Fund for Oral Health. The Fund supports U.S. [More...]

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES

The Departmentís Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Conference Grants are awarded to organizations that disseminate knowledge about the practices within the mental health services and substance abuse prevention and treatment fields. The goal is to integrate that knowledge into real world practice as effectively and efficiently as possible. [More...]

DREXEL UNIVERSITY

The Universityís Bayada Award for Technological Innovation in Nursing Education and Practice was created in 2004 to acknowledge nurses who have made a significant contribution to nursing education or practice through the development and/or adoption of a new technology. Categories for submission include nursing education or patient care. [More...]

ELI LILLY AND COMPANY

The Companyís Welcome Back Awards program honors individuals working to help in the fight against depression and the stigma often associated with the illness. An independent panel of national mental health experts will select honorees in five categories: Lifetime Achievement, Community Service, Destigmatization, Primary Care, and Psychiatry. [More...]

ELSA U. PARDEE FOUNDATION

The foundation has three funding interests: ongoing research to established institutions for cancer research; the funding of worthwhile new cancer research projects; and grants to committees providing financial assistance to cancer victims in specific areas. Of interest are innovative, small-scale, short-term projects that may be difficult to find funding for elsewhere until results are obtained. [More...]

EMILY DAVIE AND JOSEPH S. KORNFELD FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports medical research in the control and treatment of pain, as well as efforts directed at enhancing individual choice in medical treatment and dying. The Foundation is also interested in projects relating to the issues of bioethics, palliative care, medical research, and education. [More...]

FAHS-BECK FUND FOR RESEARCH AND EXPERIMENTATION

The Fund is accepting applications for support of behavioral and psychological research studies based in the United States and Canada. Through its Faculty/Post Doctoral Fellows program, the Fund will award grants of up to $20,000 in support of efforts to develop, refine, or disseminate strategies to prevent or ameliorate major social, psychological, behavioral, or public health problems affecting children, adults, couples, families, or communities. [More...]

FAMILY CAREGIVER ALLIANCE

The Alliance is accepting applications for its Rosalinde Gilbert Innovations in Alzheimerís Disease Caregiving Legacy Awards. The annual awards program recognizes organizations that focus primarily on family/informal caregivers of adults with Alzheimerís disease and related dementias. [More...]

FM GLOBAL

The insurance Companyís Fire Prevention grant program focuses on fire prevention, preparedness, and control efforts throughout the U.S. and internationally. [More...]

FOUNDATION OF THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

The Foundationís Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Initiative is committed to improving the quality of pediatric oral health in the United States. The Initiative supports community-based initiatives throughout the country that provide dental care and ultimately serve as a dental home to underserved/limited access children. [More...]

GENERAL MILLS FOUNDATION

The philanthropic arm of the food corporation in conjunction with the American Dietetic Association Foundation and the Presidentís Council on Physical Fitness is launching a Champions for Healthy Kids Grant program. The Program will award 50 grants of $10,000 each to community-based groups across the United States that develop creative ways to help youth adopt a balanced diet and physically active lifestyle. [More...]

GERBER FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the baby food manufacturer. Funding interests include research on pediatric health, pediatric nutrition, and the effects of environmental hazards on children from pre-birth to age 3. [More...]

GRANTMAKERS IN HEALTH

The Organization, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is making available grant writing support to help states implement the Affordable Care Act. The State Grant Writing Assistance Fund will provide up to $30,000 to foundations that are interested in offering grant writing support to state and county government agencies. [More...]

GROUNDSWELL FUND

The Fund supports a stronger, more effective U.S. movement for reproductive justice by mobilizing new funding and capacity building resources. [More...]

GROUP FOUNDATION FOR ADVANCING MENTAL HEALTH

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Group Psychotherapy Association. It is dedicated to changing lives through therapeutic group work by advancing the most effective and innovative approaches to group therapy education, training, research, and community outreach. [More...]

HANLEY FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency, and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education. The Foundation support organizations whose primary focus is to help individuals to recover from, or avoid, substance use disorder. [More...]

HEALTH IMPACT PROJECT

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the Pew Charitable Trusts have collaborated on the Project. The Project is intended to encourage the use of Health Impact Assessment (HIA) to help decision-makers better assess proposed policies, projects, and programs with respect to their impact on health. [More...]

HOPE FOR THE WARRIORS

The Organization works daily with post 9/11 combat-wounded service members and veterans, their families, and families of the fallen to meet immediate financial needs. They do this in one of two ways. [More...]

HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE NURSES FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. The Foundationís Certification Research Grant program seeks to provide resources for investigators to conduct exploratory, pilot, or feasibility studies that lead to larger scale projects linking palliative nursing certification with patient outcomes. [More...]

HUBER FOUNDATION

Reproductive freedom, population stabilization, and family planning are the Foundationís primary funding preferences. The Foundation prefers to target its monies toward national projects rather than local or regional ones. [More...]

HUMANA FOUNDATION

The Foundation promotes healthy lives and communities by supporting nonprofits in communities where the company has a meaningful presence. The Foundationís giving focuses primarily on health, specifically childhood health and education, health literacy, and active lifestyles, as well as arts and culture, disaster relief, education, and economic response grants. [More...]

INTERNATIONAL MYOTONIC DYSTROPHY ORGANIZATION

The Organization is sponsoring a poster grant program to help encourage and assist medical students, physician residents, fellows, or researchers to present research projects involving the study of myotonic dystrophy in poster format at major national or international medical conferences. Grants must be used exclusively to sponsor poster presentations on the topics of myotonic dystrophy, patients, and/or their families. [More...]

ITTLESON FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses its grantmaking on three categories: mental health, AIDS, and the environment. Mental health grants support projects that fight the stigma associated with mental illness; utilize new knowledge and current technological advances to improve programs and services for people who have mental illness; and bring the benefits of this new knowledge and technology to those without access. [More...]

JAMES S. MCDONNELL FOUNDATION

The Foundationís 21st Century Collaborative Activity Awards intend to initiate interdisciplinary discussions on problems or issues, help launch interdisciplinary research networks, and fund communities of researchers/practitioners dedicated to developing new methods, tools, and applications of basic research to applied problems. The Foundation will fund these collaborations in three areas: bridging brain, mind, and behavior; studying complex systems; and brain cancer research. [More...]

JOHN A. HARTFORD FOUNDATION

The Foundationís normal grantmaking focuses on healthcare training, research, and service system innovation that will ensure the well-being of older adults. The Foundationís overall goal is to increase the nationís capacity to provide effective and affordable care to its rapidly increasing elderly population. [More...]

JOHN M. LLOYD FOUNDATION

The Foundation is committed to identifying, understanding, and impacting the root causes of the worldwide HIV/AIDS crisis. The Foundation believes that lack of access to accurate information about both HIV and the people affected by the disease presents a major barrier to treatment and prevention. [More...]

JOSIAH MACY JR. FOUNDATION

Domestic health professional education is the Foundationís main focus. It supports programs designed to improve the education of health professionals so that, in turn, the health of the public is improved. [More...]

KAISER PERMANENTE

The health care Corporationís national philanthropy program supports charitable organizations and projects that are active in at least two of the Corporationís eight regions; are able to demonstrate impact in the four funding priority areas, and are engaged at the national level to improve community health. Funding priorities are community health initiatives, safety net partnerships, care and coverage for low-income people, and developing and disseminating knowledge. [More...]

KEITH HARING FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to sustain, expand, and protect the legacy of contemporary artist Keith Haring. It supports organizations involved in the education, research, and care related to HIV/AIDS as well as organizations that assist underprivileged children. [More...]

KENT RICHARD HOFMANN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to the fight against HIV and AIDS. The Foundation is made semi-annually, to community-based organizations in support of care and direct services, education, and research. [More...]

KRESGE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís Community Health Partnerships initiative looks to encourage cross-sector collaboration and integration of community health strategies into health care, especially the primary care safety net. The Foundation believes that improving the nationís health, especially for vulnerable populations, requires more than increased health care. [More...]

LALOR FOUNDATION

The Foundation's Anna Lalor Burdick program seeks to educate young women about human reproduction with the goal of broadening and enhancing their options in life. Of particular interest are projects that focus on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, especially contraception and pregnancy termination. [More...]

M*A*C AIDS FUND

The Fund, the philanthropic arm of M*A*C Cosmetics, supports men, women, and children affected by HIV/AIDS around the world. The Fund is supported by sales of the Companyís VIVA GLAM lipsticks. [More...]

MAC AIDS FUND

The Fund, the philanthropic arm of the cosmetics Company, supports nonprofits that are providing vital services to people affected with HIV/AIDS. The Fundís U.S. [More...]

MAGIC JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The Foundation, created by NBA basketball great Ervin ďMagicĒ Johnson, focuses on winning the battle against HIV/AIDS. The Foundation targets its grants toward community-based HIV/AIDS programs that have a broad impact on underserved, urban neighborhoods. [More...]

MARIJUANA POLICY PROJECT

The Project is the largest marijuana policy reform organization in the United States. It works to minimize the harm associated with the drug, both its consumption and the laws enacted to prohibit such use. [More...]

MASSAGE THERAPY FOUNDATION

The Foundationís community service grants are designed to promote working partnerships between massage therapists and community-based organizations, with the intent of building strong relationships between the recipient, the therapist, and the sponsoring organization. Funding is targeted at organizations that seek to provide massage therapy to communities or groups who currently have little or no access to such services. [More...]

MAYDAY FUND

The Foundation, named for the French phrase, ďMíaidezĒ meaning ďI need help,Ē is dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree, and consequence of human physical pain. It has four funding interests. [More...]

MONROE E. TROUT PREMIER CARES AWARD

The annual Award was established to recognize exemplary program nationwide that have made health services more accessible to a specific medically underserved population. The Award is given to community agencies and health organizations that support people excluded from or underserved by, the mainstream health delivery system: farm workers, homeless children, pregnant teens, low-income mothers and informants, individuals who donít have the strength or means to reach a clinic or hospital. [More...]

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES

The Association, in partnership with the American Nurses Foundation, supports an annual research grant Program. The Program will award grants of up to $5,000 to support research projects focused on school nurse impact on health disparities, students with chronic health conditions, student safety, as well as innovative models of school nursing practice; cost-benefit analysis of school nursing; or impact of school nurse activities related to social determinants of health on student health and education outcomes. [More...]

NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICINE ASSOCIATION

The Association supports projects that foster the development and delivery of quality emergency services, with special emphasis given to heart attack and stroke as well as trauma prevention. Proposals should address health and social issues through education, applied research, and equipment. [More...]

NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR HEALTH CARE MANAGEMENT FOUNDATION

The Foundation works to improve the health of Americans by catalyzing creative, workable solutions to pressing healthcare challenges in the United States. Part of its mission includes supporting timely health care journalism that informs efforts to improve the health of Americans and that examines emerging health issues and their implications with respect to cost, quality, and access. [More...]

NICK TRAINA FOUNDATION

The foundation assists organizations involved in the diagnosis, research, treatment, and/or family support of manic depression, suicide prevention, child abuse, and children in jeopardy. Grants also support struggling musicians in the areas of health and mental illness. [More...]

NOVARTIS US FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the pharmaceutical Corporation. The Foundationís U.S. [More...]

OBERKOTTER FOUNDATION

The Foundationís work has always been driven by the Trusteesí passionate belief that all children who are deaf or hard of hearing should have the opportunity to reach their full potential. The Foundation focuses its efforts on supporting families who have chosen listening and spoken language for their child and on opportunities for children learning listening and spoken language to develop their social, emotional, language, and educational skills. [More...]

ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY FOUNDATION

The Foundation APN and DNP Student Fellowship Program provides support to students enrolled in a Master of Science in Nursing or Doctor of Nursing Practice program with the goal of heling them accomplish work in the areas of cancer prevention, care, or control; supporting their capstone project or thesis in oncology; and advancing evidence-based practice in oncology care. Priority projects must be in one of the following content areas: interventions to adopt/maintain health behaviors; interventions to increase cancer screening, with emphasis on underserved/understudied populations; cancer-related symptoms and side effects; late effects of cancer treatment; end of life care; psychosocial and family care; nursing sensitive patient outcomes, and translation science. [More...]

PEARLE VISION FOUNDATION

The Foundation supports research to find better treatments and cures for vision-threatening diseases and disorders as well as for vision education through optometric educational institutions and medical facilities. The Foundation, through its See the Cure program, also funds research and treatment for diabetic eye diseases, hoping to find a cure for diabetic retinopathy. [More...]

PETER G. DODGE FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to help people lead lives free from the effects of alcohol addiction. The Foundationís Mission Grant program funds work that aligns with its primary mission of helping people fight alcohol addiction. [More...]

PLASTIC SURGERY FOUNDATION

The Foundation is committed to supporting organizations focused on increasing breast reconstruction surgery awareness and education for women and their family members. Through its Breast Reconstruction Awareness Fund, the Foundation awards a limited number of grants to public nonprofits that have demonstrated a commitment to increasing the awareness of breast reconstruction surgery. [More...]

POTTS MEMORIAL FOUNDATION

The Foundation was established in 1922 to provide for the care, treatment, and rehabilitation of people afflicted with tuberculosis. It also supported the eradication of tuberculosis, and provided fellowship programs for physicians. [More...]

PREMIER CARES

The Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award was established to recognize exemplary programs nationwide, which have made health services more accessible to a specific medically underserved population, particularly as demonstrated in superior health outcomes. [More...]

READER'S DIGEST PARTNERS FOR SIGHT FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the publishing company, awards grants to organizations that serve the blind and visually impaired. Large multi-year grants and smaller one-year grants are given to organizations that work on the local level. [More...]

READERíS DIGEST PARTNERS FOR SIGHT FOUNDATION

The Foundation is dedicated to increasing the self-reliance and dignity of blind and visually impaired persons. Grants are available to organizations working on both a local and national level, although priority is given to organizations located in the Maine to Washington DC corridor. [More...]

RECOVERY CIRCLES FOUNDATION, INC.

The Foundation was created with the goal of giving hope to those who suffer from addictions. The Foundation partners with the top professionals in addiction treatment and recovery to offer a new beginning for individuals who are committed to taking the positive and difficult steps necessary to change their lives for the better. [More...]

ROBERT STERLING CLARK FOUNDATION

The Foundation currently focuses its grantmaking on four areas: ensuring access to comprehensive reproductive health information and services; strengthening cultural institutions; improving the performance of public institutions in New York; and a new initiative, international cultural engagement. Reproductive grants protect and expand womenís access to reproductive health services through laws, policies and practices; comprehensive sexuality education in the classroom; developing new pro-choice messages; and mobilizing an informed grassroots constituency. [More...]

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON COMMUNITY HEALTH LEADERSHIP PROGRAM

The Program honors outstanding individuals who overcome daunting odds to expand access to health care and social services to underserved and isolated populations in communities across the United States. The Programís goal is to elevate the work of its leaders through financial support, opportunities for growth and networking, and assistance raising awareness of their contributions. [More...]

ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION

The Foundationís, "Local Initiative Funding Partners" grants seek to fund promising, original projects that significantly improve the health of vulnerable people in their communities. Projects must be new, innovative, collaborative, and community-based. [More...]

ROSALIND GILBERT INNOVATIONS IN ALZHEIMERíS DISEASE CAREGIVING LEGACY AWARDS

The Awards, administered by the Family Caregiver Alliance, promote innovation in the field of Alzheimerís caregiving. Award winners are recognized for their efforts in leading the way in addressing the needs of Alzheimerís caregivers. [More...]

ROSALINDE GILBERT INNOVATIONS IN ALZHEIMERíS DISEASE CAREGIVING LEGACY AWARDS

Administered by the Family Caregiving Alliance, the Awards promote innovation in the field of Alzheimerís caregiving. The Awards recognize efforts which lead the way in addressing the needs of Alzheimerís caregivers. [More...]

SAMUEL HARRIS FUND FOR CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH

The Fund, a program of the American Dental Association, will award grants to oral health promotion programs designed to improve and maintain children's oral health through community education. The grant's target population is children whose socio-economic status impacts their access to professional oral care and adversely affects their health habits at home. [More...]

SAMUEL HARRIS FUND FOR CHILDRENíS DENTAL HEALTH

The Fund, a permanent endowment fund of the American Dental Association, is dedicated to the prevention of childhood cavities and to improving childrenís oral health. For 2009-2010, organizations that sponsor programs for mothers and caregivers to help reduce the incidence of early childhood cavities are invited to submit an application. [More...]

SIGMA THETA TAU INTERNATIONAL

The Organization supports the learning, knowledge, and professional development of nurses working to make a difference in global health. The Organizationís Global Nursing Research Grant encourages nurses to focus on responding to health disparities globally. [More...]

STARKEY HEARING FOUNDATION

The Foundation focuses on awareness, education, protection, and treatment for those with hearing loss and brings understanding among people through hearing care. The Foundationís primary grant focus is on hearing healthcare, however, it also awards grants in related areas such as health, human services, education, and community. [More...]

THE ABBVIE FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the former Abbott pharmaceutical Company. The Company has become a global healthcare leader, delivering innovative pharmaceutical, nutritional, diagnostic, and medical products to people in more than 150 countries. [More...]

THE ALLEN FOUNDATION

The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on nutrition. Grants are awarded to fund relevant nutritional research; support programs that train and educate mothers during pregnancy and after the birth of their children; assist in the training of people to work as educators and demonstrators of good nutritional practices; and in limited situations to help solve immediate emergency hunger and malnutrition problems. [More...]

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FAMILY PHYSICIANS FOUNDATION

The Organizationís Family Medicine Cares USA, launched in 2011, helps new and existing free clinics to care for the uninsured in areas of need across the United States. Grants are awarded for the purchase of tangible items, such as exam tables, electronic health records systems, and medical equipment. [More...]

THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

The Academyís Healthy Smiles, Healthy Children Program aims to provide dental care for children nationwide. Through the Program, the Academy will award Access to Care grants to pediatric dental care organizations. [More...]

THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF PSYCHIATRISTS

The Organization is accepting applications for its Award for Creativity in Psychiatric Education. The Award is open to any creative/innovative program for psychiatric education that has been in operation for at least two years, and has been a part of a U.S. [More...]

THE AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the American Psychiatric Association. The Foundationís focus is on public education, information, and outreach initiatives that promote the early recognition and treatment of mental illness. [More...]

THE AMGEN FOUNDATION

The Foundation is the philanthropic arm of the biologic Company. It seeks to advance science education, improve quality of care and access for patients, and support resources that create sound communities where Company staff members live and work. [More...]

THE ARCHSTONE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to contribute towards preparing society to meet the needs of an aging population. The Foundationís funding priorities are fall prevention, elder abuse and neglect, end-of-life issues, and responsive grantmaking. [More...]

THE ARNOLD P. GOLD FOUNDATION

The Foundation seeks to encourage more compassionate and relationship-centered healthcare among physicians. The Foundation partners with medical schools and teaching hospitals to infuse humanism into medical training from the first day of medical school to the last day of residency. [More...]

THE ARTHUR FOUNDATION

The Foundationís grantmaking is focused on improving the health of the population. Funding is awarded to organizations that provide accessible, affordable, and appropriate health services to vulnerable populations. [More...]

THE BROOKDALE FOUNDATION

The Foundationís National Group Respite program is interested in supporting the development and implementation of social model group respite programs to serve the elderly with Alzheimerís disease or related dementia and their family caregivers. Funded programs should offer opportunities for persons with Alzheimerís disease or related dementia to maximize their cognitive and social abilities by engaging in meaningful social and recreational activities in a secure and supportive setting. [More...]

THE BROOKDALE FOUNDATION GROUP

The Group has issued a request for proposal for a start-up social model group respite programs for people with Alzheimerís disease and their family caregivers. The Foundation will award up to 15 seed grants for the development of dementia-specific group respite programs and up to five seed grants for the development of specialized programs for people with early memory loss. [More...]

THE CIGNA FOUNDATION

The Foundationís World of Difference grants provide support for projects that focus on the following health areas: childrenís wellness, womenís health, senior care, and health equity. The Foundation is looking for nonprofits that share its approach to service. [More...]

THE COMMONWEALTH FUND

The Fund aims to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improves quality, and promotes greater efficiency, particularly for societyís most vulnerable Ė low-income, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children, and elderly adults. Grants are made in support of independent research on health care issues and to improve health care practice and policy. [More...]

THE DICKLER FAMILY FOUNDATION

The Foundation was founded in 1996 by Ruth and Gerald Dickler who had long been concerned with issues of equity, opportunity, and justice for all people. They had hoped to extend the results of their hard work and good fortune to others and to encourage their children, grandchildren, and future generations to carry on their long tradition of giving. [More...]

THE ELTON JOHN AIDS FOUNDATION

The Foundationís United States location has as its goal eradicating HIV. It focuses its grantmaking on support for innovative HIV prevention programs; efforts to eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS; and direct care and support services for people living with HIV/AIDS. [More...]

THE EMILY DAVIE AND JOSEPH S. KORNFELD FOUNDATION

The Foundationís four funding priorities are palliative care, bioethics, medical research, and education. Education grants are targeted at literacy enrichment programs for New York City public school children that focus on art education and professional development for teachers in collaboration with Columbia University Teachers College Reading and Writing Project. [More...]

THE JACOB AND VALERIA LANGELOTH FOUNDATION

The Foundation awards grants to organizations that promote physical and emotional healing, especially to underserved populations such as community-based organizations, health care providers, and research institutions. The grant program of The Langeloth Foundation is directed to institutions and organizations that conduct programs related to health and well-being and that are tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. [More...]

THE KENT RICHARD HOFMANN FOUNDATION

The Foundation, named for an early AIDS activist, is dedicated to the fight against HIV and AIDS. Grants are made to community-based organizations in support of care and direct services, education, and research. [More...]

THE LALOR FOUNDATION

The Anna Lalor Burdick Program, a Foundation initiative, seeks to educate young women about human reproduction in order to broaden and enhance their options in life. The Program focuses particularly on young women who have inadequate access to information regarding reproductive health, including the subjects of contraception and pregnancy termination and as such may be particularly lacking options in their lives. [More...]

THE MASSAGE THERAPY FOUNDATION

The Foundationís community service grants are reserved for organizations that want to provide massage therapy to communities or groups who currently have little or no access to the services. Designed to promote working partnerships between the profession and community-based organizations, the program helps to build stronger relationships between the recipient, the massage therapist, and the sponsoring organization. [More...]

THE MAYDAY FUND

The Fund, established in 1992, is dedicated to alleviating the incidence, degree, and consequence of human physical pain. The Fundís current grantmaking priorities are: projects that result in clinical interventions to reduce the toll of physical pain; pediatric pain; pain in non-verbal populations; and pain in the context of emergency medicine. [More...]

THE PHYSICIANS FOUNDATION

Founded in 2003 through the settlement of a class action lawsuit brought by physicians and medical associations against private, third-party payers, the Foundation seeks to advance the work of practicing physicians and to improve the quality of healthcare for all Americans. Its objective is to promote improvements in the physician practice environment to support high quality patient care. [More...]

THE ROSALYNN CARTER INSTITUTE FOR CAREGIVING

The Instituteís Rosalynn Carter Leadership in Caregiving Award recognizes leadership in implementing innovative partnerships between community agencies and caregiving researchers that bridge the gap between science and practice. Winning partnerships will demonstrate progress in one or more of the following: educating the public about the critical role family caregivers play in our nationís long-term healthcare system and the risks associated with serving in that role; assuring that caregivers receive evidence based, effective support services that target their identified needs; and supporting the translation of evidence-based caregiver programs into community settings. [More...]

THE UNITED STATES CONFERENCE OF MAYORS

In cooperation with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Center for HIV, STD and TB Prevention, the United States Conference of Mayors, has issued an RFP for its HIV/AIDS Prevention Grants program. [More...]

THE VIOLA W. BERNARD FOUNDATION

The Foundationís mission is to support innovative programs that address the interplay between social conditions and the psychological health of children and families. Established by Dr. [More...]

THE WAISE FOUNDATION

The Foundation provides support in four areas of health care: schizophrenia, arthritis, cancer, and childrenís medical health issues. Grants for schizophrenia support organizations that provide care, treatment, and programming for individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia. [More...]

THE WILLIAM G. AND HELEN C. HOFFMAN FOUNDATION

Formed in 1998 through the will of Helen C. Hoffman, the majority (90%) of the Foundationís grants support organizations that provide help for the blind and for medical research for the prevention of blindness. [More...]

TONY COX COMMUNITY FUND

The Fund offers grants for HIV/AIDS awareness projects that partner community-based AIDS organizations and cable outlets in joint community outreach efforts. Projects that produce and distribute new, locally focused HIV/AIDS programs and public service announcements are also of interest. [More...]

UNFI FOUNDATION

The Foundation funds nonprofits across the United States that support the development of healthy, organic foods and food practices, and the health of our planet. The Foundation supports organizations that work to increase organic agriculture; provide research and science to develop organic farming practices; protect the biodiversity of our seed supply and the stewardship of genetic resources of organic seed; teach organic farming practices that promote conservation of resources, and foster the next generation of organic farmers. [More...]

UNITEDHEALTHCARE CHILDRENíS FOUNDATION

The Foundation assists parents and caregivers in paying for healthcare services for sick children that are only partially covered by insurance plans. Services must seek to improve childrenís quality of life, including dental treatments, eyeglasses, hearing aids, physical therapy, and speech therapy. [More...]

VASCULAR CURES

Vascular Cures represents millions of patients with vascular disease. It is the only organization working exclusively on breakthrough innovations to improve the lives of people with diseases of the vascular system outside the heart. [More...]

VHA HEALTH FOUNDATION

The Foundationís current initiatives include emergency preparedness, disaster relief, and innovation. It seeks innovative programs or approaches to hospital emergency preparedness that are beyond the concept stage. [More...]

WALGREENS CORPORATE CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM

Through its corporation contributions program, the Company supports nonprofits in local Walgreens communities throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. Organizations seeking funding should have a specific focus on improving access to health and wellness in their community; pharmacy education programs and mentoring initiatives; civic and community outreach; or emergency and disaster relief. [More...]

WALLACE H. COULTER FOUNDATION

The Foundationís objective is to improve health care through medical research and engineering. Of particular interest are translational biomedical engineering projects. [More...]

WELLPOINT FOUNDATION

The Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the company resulting from the merger between WellPoint Health Networks and Anthem Inc., supports organizations with health missions. The Foundationís grantmaking is earmarked for programs that improve accessibility and affordability of health care in the communities that the Company serves as well as the health status and quality of care for its members and the public. [More...]



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