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Missouri Foundation for Health Opportunity Fund

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Sponsor
Missouri Foundation for Health
Deadlines
May 3, 2022
Contact

Alyssa Curran
acurran@mffh.org

Ben Zeno
bzeno@mffh.org

Purpose

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 have typically included one or more of the following elements:

  • Strategic: Develops internal or sector-wide planning and preparation effort focused on systems change
  • Far-reaching: Creates or builds on existing collaborative networks and has implications beyond a single organization's client base
  • Community-led: Generates solutions that engage those negatively impacted by the given system
  • Connected: Fits within the broader landscape of what the field is doing to address the systems-level issue
  • Responsive: Addresses an issue that has recently surfaced in the environment with a systems approach
  • Innovative: Tests unconventional approaches to disrupt systems
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations
  • Government agencies, including educational institutions
  • Programs with a nonprofit fiscal sponsor
Geographic coverage
Missouri
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 May 3, 2022. Selected organizations will be invited to submit a full proposal, with an expected deadline in late June 2022.

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

Organizations (1)



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