Hillman Emergent Innovation Program
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Application: Jun 27, 2023
The Hillman Emergent Innovation Program provides grants to accelerate the development of creative nursing-driven interventions that will improve the health and healthcare of marginalized populations. Projects should target populations that encounter barriers to healthcare, including Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC), the economically disadvantaged, LGBTQ+ people, people experiencing homelessness, low-income rural populations, refugee, and immigrant populations.
The program seeks proposals for creative, early stage nursing-driven interventions that:
- Challenge conventional strategies for delivering and improving care to marginalized populations
- Demonstrate potential as a best-in-class intervention
- Narrow gaps in health equity
- Show potential for scalability
Additional priority consideration will be given to proposals that include one or more of the following:
- Build trust and credibility in programs or systems of care
- Engagement of patients, caregivers, and communities in the design of the intervention
- Inter-professional or multidisciplinary collaboration
- Strong institutional and community partnerships
- Provision of care in non-hospital settings
- Measurable goals and outcomes
Eligible applicants include:
- 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations that are not classified as private foundations
- 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
The Foundation welcomes applications from institutions and care settings from across the spectrum of care, and from practitioners representing a diverse range of backgrounds.
Award ceiling: $50,000
Project period: 12-18 months
Number of Awards: 5
Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.
Submit the online letter of intent by February 28, 2023. Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, with a deadline of June 27, 2023.
January 24, 2023
1:00 p.m. Eastern
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