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Hearst Foundations Health Grants

The Hearst Foundations
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

East of the Mississippi River:

West of the Mississippi River:


The Hearst Foundations provide program, capital, and endowment support grants for organization working to address access to healthcare for high-need populations, healthcare professional shortages, evolving healthcare demands, and medical research.

Preference will be given to:

  • Professional development
  • Programs improving access to high-quality healthcare for low-income populations, rural populations, and/or veterans
  • Programs developing and providing specialized care for the complex needs of elderly populations
  • Programs providing intensive behavioral healthcare
  • Programs scaling innovative healthcare delivery systems to provide efficient, coordinated care
  • Research, particularly related to finding new cures and treatments for prevalent diseases, such as cancer

Eligible applicants are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations operating in the United States.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The minimum grant size is $100,000.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Capital funding · Health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Poverty · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Research methods and resources · Veterans

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.