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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas Brief Proposals

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneer Portfolio accepts unsolicited proposals for projects that pursue innovative approaches to solving problems in health and healthcare.

Focus areas include:

  1. Future of Evidence
  2. Future of Social Interaction
  3. Future of Food
  4. Future of Work
  5. Open Exploration for ideas that fall outside of the focus areas but which offer unique approaches to advancing health equity and progress toward a Culture of Health
The vast majority of funding is available to nonprofit organizations and public agencies. Less than 1% of funding is awarded to for-profit agencies.
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Amounts awarded and time periods vary widely and depend on the scope of the project. Project periods generally range from 1-3 years.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Access · Culture and cultural competency · Health disparities · Healthcare needs and services · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

Organizations (1)

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.