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Hillman Innovations in Care Program

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Rita and Alex Hillman Foundation
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 4, 2019
Application: Jun 3, 2019

Hillman Innovations in Care Program advances leading edge, nursing-driven models of care that will improve the health and healthcare of vulnerable populations, including:

  • People who are economically disadvantaged
  • Racial and ethnic minorities
  • People who identify as LGBQT
  • Individuals who are homeless
  • Rural populations
  • Other groups that encounter barriers to accessing healthcare services

The Hillman Foundation specifically seeks proposals that address the healthcare 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
  • Inter-professional or multidisciplinary collaboration
  • Institutional and community partnerships
  • Provision of care in non-hospital settings
  • Strong preliminary evidence
  • 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 that welcome and serve all members of the community regardless of religious belief
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $600,000
Project period: 36 months
Number of Awards: At least 2

Application process

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

Submit the initial online application by March 4, 2019. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of June 3, 2019.

Tagged as
Access · Children and youth · Community and faith-based initiatives · Elderly population · Families · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · LGBT · Minorities · Networking and collaboration · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Poverty · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Women

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