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Georgia EmpowerHealth Capacity Grants

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.

Healthcare Georgia Foundation
Letter of Intent (Required): Mar 2, 2022
Application: Jun 17, 2022

For program-related questions:

Andrea Young Kellum

Samantha Beasley

For questions about the online application:
Javier Sanchez


EmpowerHealth Capacity Grants provide funding for organizations in Georgia to help build sustainability and enhance the ability to fulfill the organizations' mission and purpose. The program has an emphasis on health equity and best practices for organizational capacity building.

Overall program goals include:

  • Health nonprofits have a better understanding of their capacity strengths and challenges
  • Grantees have an improved understanding of the elements of capacity and how to improve their capacity in key areas
  • Health nonprofit leaders report improved organizational capacity
  • Increase opportunities for peer learning through webinars and workshops to develop a learning community among grantees and strengthen grantee partnerships

Capacity building services will include, but are not limited to:

  • Board/staff development
  • Staff assessment and review policies
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion training for staff/board
  • Strategic planning
  • Evaluation/data tracking and reporting
  • Succession planning
  • Fundraising plan development
  • Technology skill development
  • Marketing and communications
  • Volunteer management/staff retention

Eligible organizations include nonprofit and quasi-governmental organizations located in Georgia that target populations that have been traditionally marginalized, including low-income, minority, rural, and/or underserved individuals.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $50,000
Project period: 24 months
Estimated number of awards: 8

Application process

A link to the application instructions is available on the program website.

The application process has 2 phases.

  • Phase I (February – May 2022):
    • Submit an online letter of intent (LOI) by March 2, 2022.
    • Attend the virtual Targeted Core Capacity Assessment Tool (CCAT) Orientation Capacity Building Workshop.
    • Complete the online CCAT.
    • Participate in an individual coaching call.
  • Phase II (May - September 2022): Submit a full online application based on the needs identified in the CCAT by June 17, 2022.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Capital funding · Evaluation methods and resources · Fundraising · Grant writing · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare business and finance · Needs assessment methods and resources · Networking and collaboration · Planning and strategy methods and resources · Sustainability of programs · Georgia

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