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Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund

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Missouri Foundation for Health
Oct 3, 2023

Alyssa Curran

Ben Zeno


Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) Opportunity Fund will support innovative ideas and approaches that will have a lasting impact on the health of individuals and communities in Missouri most in need. The program is especially focused on ideas that seek to improve, challenge, or disrupt the systems or circumstances that allow inequities to exist.

Successful projects often include at least 2 of the elements listed below:

  • Far-reaching: Focuses on broad impact that extends beyond one organization's client base
  • Community-informed: Generates solutions that engage those negatively impacted by the issue
  • Timely: Addresses an issue that has recently surfaced in the environment (or exists in a recently changed context) with a systems approach
  • Connected: Creates or builds on existing collaborative networks and fits within the broader landscape of what other organizations are doing to address the issue
  • Strategic: Develops internal or sector-wide planning and preparation efforts focused on systems change
  • Innovative: Tests unconventional and creative approaches to disrupt systems

Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Government agencies, including educational institutions
  • Programs with a nonprofit fiscal sponsor
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award amounts are not specified. Ideas of any size and scope may be submitted for consideration. Budgets should align with the scope of the project

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application system are available on the program website.

Submit a concept paper by October 3, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal.

Tagged as
Environmental health · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Networking and collaboration · Policy · Population health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Missouri

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