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Hillman Innovations in Care Program

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.

Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Mar 20, 2017

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Hillman Innovations in Care Program advances leading edge, nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and health care of vulnerable populations, including the economically disadvantaged, racial and ethnic minorities, LGBQT, the homeless, rural populations, and other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services.

The Hillman Foundation specifically seeks proposals that address the health - care needs of vulnerable populations in the following areas:

  • Maternal and child health
  • Care of the older adult
  • Chronic illness management

Priority consideration will be given to proposals that include one or more of the following:

  • Engagement of patients, families, caregivers, and community organizations
  • Health and wellness promotion and disease prevention
  • Inter-professional or multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Institutional and community partnerships
  • Provision of care in non-hospital settings
  • Measurable goals and outcomes

Entities eligible to apply include:

  • 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations
  • International organizations that are the equivalent of U.S. 501(c)(3) organizations that are submitting a project that focuses within the United States
  • Government entities
  • Faith-based organizations
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $600,000
Number of Awards: at least 2

Application process

Applications must be submitted online. For a complete list of the application requirements please see the request for proposal on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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