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Funding by Topic: Policy

Summaries of funding programs are provided by RHIhub for your convenience. Please contact the funder directly for the most complete and current information.

California Advancing Wellness Grant Program
Grants for nonprofit organizations in California working in the areas of healthcare equity and access, community well-being, economic security, and community leadership for change. Grantmaking focuses on the health needs of traditionally underserved populations, including low-income individuals, people of color, youth, and residents of rural areas.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Wellness Foundation
California Health Care Foundation Unsolicited Proposals
Accepts unsolicited funding requests from organizations working to improve access to coverage and care for low-income populations, advance people-centered care, and inform decision makers.
Geographic coverage: California
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: California Health Care Foundation
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation Grants
Grants for organizations working in West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania in the areas of health, human services, education, economic development, and community development.
Geographic coverage: West Virginia and Southwestern Pennsylvania
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation
Community Heart & Soul Planning, Technical Assistance, and Seed Grant Program
Community Heart & Soul is a community development process that engages residents in identifying what they love about their community, the future they want for it, and how to achieve it. Activities and objectives are determined by communities, and projects have included volunteerism, healthcare access, social programs, transportation, broadband, and emergency preparedness, among others. Seed grants are offered to qualifying small cities and towns interested in implementing the Heart & Soul model.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Community Heart & Soul
Delta Dental of Iowa Grant Funding Programs
Funding for oral health, integration of oral and overall health, and overall health through an equity lens, with the goal of strengthening and transforming the health and oral health of all Iowans.
Geographic coverage: Iowa
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Delta Dental of Iowa
Maine Health Access Foundation Discretionary Grants
Grants for organizations working to expand access to care and improve health, especially for uninsured and/or medically underserved populations in Maine.
Geographic coverage: Maine
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Maine Health Access Foundation
New Hampshire Opportunity Grants
Grants for projects that address urgent needs, emerging opportunities, innovative projects, and projects that build and disseminate knowledge to improve the health of people in New Hampshire.
Geographic coverage: New Hampshire
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Sponsor: Endowment for Health
Licensure Portability Grant Program Inactive
Funding for state licensing boards to develop and implement state policies that will reduce statutory and regulatory barriers to telehealth, with the ultimate goal of addressing workforce shortages and improving access to care in underserved and rural areas.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Letter of Intent (Optional): Mar 8, 2024
Application Deadline: Apr 8, 2024
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, Office for the Advancement of Telehealth, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Healthy Eating Research: Supportive and Equitable Policies and Programs Enabling All U.S. Children and Adolescents to Thrive Inactive
Funding for research on supportive family policies and programs with a potential to impact equitable access to nutritious food in communities, nutrition security, diet quality, and improved nutrition and health outcomes. Populations of focus include low income families, and Black, Latino/a, American Indian/Alaska Native, Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Letter of Intent (Required): Apr 3, 2024
Application Deadline: Jul 10, 2024
Sponsors: Duke University, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Osteopathic Health Policy Fellowship Inactive
A leadership training program for osteopathic physicians and other associated health professionals who would like to learn about and implement health policy at local, state, and national levels. Rural health, disparity populations, workforce, and other related topics are policy areas that will be addressed.
Geographic coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: Mar 31, 2024
Sponsor: American Association of Colleges of Osteopathic Medicine