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Baptist Healing Trust Grants

Baptist Healing Trust
Jan 13, 2021



Baptist Healing Trust Grants provide funding to nonprofit organizations providing healthcare services to vulnerable populations or advocating for quality healthcare for vulnerable populations in Middle Tennessee.

Applying organizations must have programs that fit into one or more of The Trust's areas of interest:

  1. Physical health - direct clinical services, caregiver support, or health system navigation
  2. Mental health
  3. Recovery from alcohol or drug addiction
  4. Healing from abuse, neglect, or violence

Funding programs include:

  • Advocacy: Supports advocacy for policy changes and/or program improvements that will increase access to health services and improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations
  • Transom: Sustain ongoing programs and expanding programs where there is high community need, and the project has clear objectives and measurable health outcomes
  • Small: Target vulnerable populations and have measurable health outcomes
  • Operating: Provide unrestricted, core operating support for non-profit partners who have an established relationship with Baptist Healing Trust, have a mission that is congruent with Baptist Healing Trust, and have demonstrated organizational and financial sustainability
  • Cultures of Compassion: Funding for leadership training, staff development, or consulting with the goals of increasing compassion, improving the work environment, and strengthening leadership
  • Sabbatical grants: Grants for salary, travel, housing, and learning opportunities for CEOs and Executive Directors

Eligible applicants are nonprofit organizations located in Middle Tennessee that have been in operation as a 501(c)(3) for at least one year and that operate health-related programs that produce measurable health outcomes or advocate for healthcare access. Applicants must have generated at least $35,000 in revenue (not including in-kind donations) in their previous fiscal year and have operating expenses of less than $20 million.

Geographic coverage
40 counties in Tennessee
Amount of funding

Funding amounts vary depending on the size and scope of the project. Amounts typically fall between $20,000 - $100,000 per year.

Application process

Grant proposals will be accepted and reviewed on a quarterly basis. See the program website for quarterly deadlines.

Applicants are required to submit a preliminary application. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal. Both the preliminary application and the full proposal must be submitted using the online application link on the program website.

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Access · Benefit enrollment and application · Healthcare needs and services · Leadership · Mental health · Substance use and misuse · Tennessee

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.