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Breast Cancer Safety Net Program Avon Foundation for WomenUp to $100,000 through this program. High-volume/high-impact institutions that screen, diagnose, and treat a large number of uninsured or underinsured women facing breast cancer may request up to $150,000.1/9/2015To support health care systems and hospitals in providing breast cancer care to low-income, atrisk,uninsured, or underinsured individuals. Funds must be used for programmatic solutions to challenges experienced by low-income, medically underserved, and uninsured individuals and their medical providers and serve as models for the future.
Sow It Forward: Food Garden Grants Kitchen Gardeners International (KGI)as needed1/9/2015To support nonprofit organizations interested in starting or expanding food garden projects that are of general benefit to their community. Doiron at (207) 956-0606 or
NIMHD Academic Research Enhancement Award: Enhancing Health Disparities Research at Undergraduate Institutions (R15)NIHUp to $300,0001/12/2015Innovative research projects focused on minority health and health
disparities. Awards are intended to support small-scale projects proposed by faculty members at eligible institutions to expose students to meritorious research and to strengthen the research environment of participating institutions. This initiative also seeks to stimulate interest in health disparities research careers among undergraduate students through hands-on participation in original research.
GrantsHumana Foundationno minimum or maximum award amounts, but the funding agency prefers to support requests for
$10,000 or more
1/15/2015Primary focus areas include childhood health: efforts to improve
physical activity and nutritional habits of children and families through behavioral change; intergenerational health: efforts to foster shared, healthy activities between generations through awareness of healthy behaviors and increase in physical activity; and active lifestyles: efforts to promote fun, physically active living as a way of life through projects that allow groups to be physically active together 580-4140 or
Youth GrantsYouth Service America: Sodexo Foundation $400 (Max) 1/15/2015To support youth-led community service projects focused on ending childhood hunger in a community. The program is especially interested in projects that bring together young people, families, Sodexo employees, and other community members Sarah Barrie at
Community Action GrantsAmerican Association of University Women (AAUW)$2,000 (Min) / $7,000 (Max) – One year grant (Part A); $5,000 (Min) / $10,000 (Max) –
Two year grant (Part B)
1/15/2015To support organizations that address issues related to the needs of women and girls, and that foster relevant educational activities that benefit the public. 785-7700 or
Breast Cancer Research Program Avon Foundation for WomenUp to $150,000 per year for up to two years1/15/2015To support new, preventive strategies to address the growing number of breast cancer cases, and to develop new treatments for those living with metastatic breast cancer. Projects are expected to advance understanding of causes of breast cancer, a better understanding of prevention techniques, and the development of treatment for metastatic breast cancer. Hurlburt at or Carolyn Ricci at (212) 282-5531 or
Social Inequality ResearchRussell Sage FoundationUp to $150,0001/16/2015To support research on the social, economic, political, and labor market consequences of rising economic inequality in the United States. To that end, the program seeks research projects that will broaden current understanding of the causes and consequences of rising economic inequality.
The Challenge: Innovative Collaboration Among Key Community OrganizationsAdvisory Board Company, de Beaumont Foundation, Kresge Foundation, and Robert Wood Johnson
Up to $3.5 million in grants; $4 million in loans1/16/2015To support innovative collaborations among health systems, public health bodies, and charitable organizations to address the wide range of social and economic factors that contribute to the overall health of a community
End-of-Life: Innovation, Communication, Education,
Collaboration (Southern Arizona)
Community Foundation for Southern ArizonaUp to $25,0001/16/2015To support projects that address the full spectrum of end-of-life issues and decisions. Projects that focus on innovation, collaborative efforts, communication, education, and best practice models are encouraged. Maley at (520) 209-2865 or
System-Level Health Services and Policy Research on Health
Disparities (R01)
National Institutes of HealthUp to $350,0001/20/2015To solicit innovative system-level health services and policy research that can directly and
demonstrably contribute to the elimination of health disparities
Childhood and Adolescent Obesity Prevention –Office of the Arizona Attorney Generalas needed1/21/2015To support services that address childhood and adolescent obesity prevention. The goal of this program is to help prevent children and adolescents from developing Type II diabetes later in life. Ball-Schwarzwald at (602) 542-8035 or
Technologies for Improving Minority Health and Eliminating Health
Disparities (R41/R42)
NIHas needed1/23/2015Eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications that propose to develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of reducing disparities in healthcare access and health outcomes.
Innovations for Healthy Living - Improving Minority Health and
Eliminating Health Disparities (R43)
NIHas needed1/27/2015Eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications that propose to develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of reducing disparities in healthcare access and health outcomes.
Growth of Sustainable Communities: Partners for Places Funder’s Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities $25,000 and $75,000 for one year projects, or $50,000 and $150,000 for two year
projects, with a 1:1 match required by one or more local foundations
1/28/2015To create opportunities for cities and counties in the United States and Canada to improve communities by building partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. Through the program, funders invest in local projects to promote a healthy environment, a strong economy, and well-being of all residents.
The Mary Byron ProjectThe Roth Award for Undeserved Populations$10,0001/31/2015To address the needs of underserved populations. The program's primary focus must addressthe issue of intimate partner violence.
Launch GrantCampus Kitchen$5,0002/1/2015To empower student leaders to create innovative and sustainable solutions to hunger
GrantMary's Pence GrantsUp to $4,0002/1/2015To support projects that promote social justice for women. Supported projects will increase the economic security of women and increase women's voices in their communities.
Reproductive JusticeGeneral Service Foundationas needed2/2/2015To advance the reproductive health and well-being of women and girls. Funds will support organizations that work on a broad range of reproductive health and rights issues, including abortion, to ensure that females have the power and resources to make healthy decisions about their bodies, sexuality, and reproduction. Bartling at
Jobs: Workforce Development and EducationBank of America Charitable Foundationas needed2/13/2015To address immediate needs vital to the health of the communities we serve through a focus on preserving neighborhoods, educating the workforce for 21st century jobs and addressing basic human services, such as hunger
Together Counts: Smart from the Start AwardsHealthy Weight Commitment FoundationOne grand prize award of $20,000 and ten second prize awards of $2,500 through this
2/27/2015To improve wellness programs in preschools by balancing nutrition and physical activity within school communities by awarding financial prizes and classroom materials. This program rewards teachers who identify and improve nutrition and physical activity needs at their preschool, set an energy balance goal and create an action plan, encourage community involvement, and use their creativity.
Primary and Behavioral Health IntegrationSAMHSAUp to $400,000 per year2/27/2015The purpose of this program is to establish projects for the provision of coordinated and integrated services through the co-location of primary and specialty care medical services in community-based behavioral health settings. The goal is to improve the physical health status of adults with serious mental illnesses (SMI) and those with co-occurring substance use disorders who have or are at risk for co-morbid primary care conditions and chronic diseases. The program’s objective is to support the triple aim of improving the health of individuals with SMI; enhancing the consumer experience of care (including quality, access, and reliability); and reducing/controlling the per capita cost of care.
Dr. Scholl Foundation GrantDr. Scholl Foundation$5,000 – $25,0003/2/2015To support organizations that are committed to improving the world. Projects are considered in the following areas: education, social service, health care, civic and cultural issues, and environmental issues 559-7430
Research GrantMassage Therapy Foundation$30,0003/2/2015To support project that seek to advance our understanding of specific therapeutic applications of massage, public perceptions of and attitudes toward massage therapy, and the role of massage therapy in health care delivery.
Suicide Prevention Resource CenterSAMHSAUp to $400,0003/2/2015The purpose of this program is to build national capacity for preventing suicide by providing technical assistance, training, and resources to assist states, tribes, organizations, SAMHSA grantees, and individuals to develop suicide prevention strategies.
Evaluating Innovative and Promising Strategies to
Prevent Suicide among Middle-Aged Men
Centers for Disease Control and PreventionUp to $330,0003/5/2014To support research to rigorously evaluate the effectiveness of innovative and promising programs or policies to prevent suicidal self-directed violence and reduce proximal outcomes among middle-aged males, ages 35-64.
Mantis Tiller AwardNational Gardening Associationin-kind gardening equipment3/6/2015To provide gardening equipment to support nonprofit charitable or educational gardening activities (800) 538-7476
Community Service GrantMassage Therapy Foundation$5,0004/1/2015To promote working partnerships between the massage therapy profession and community-based organizations.
Charitable GrantsLawrence Foundationupspecified4/30/2015To support education, environmental, human services and other causes although interests are fairly diverse and may lead into other areas on an occasional basis.
Housing: Community DevelopmentBank of America Charitable Foundationas needed5/8/2015To address immediate needs vital to the health of the communities we serve through a focus on preserving neighborhoods, educating the workforce for 21st century jobs and addressing basic human services, such as hunger
The Effect of Racial and Ethnic Discrimination/Bias on Health Care DeliveryNational Institute of HealthUp to $50,000 per year for up to 2 years5/8/2015This funding opportunity announcement seeks project grant applications that propose to 1) improve the measurement of racial/ethnic discrimination in health care delivery systems; 2) enhance understanding of the influence of racial/ethnic discrimination in health care delivery; and 3) reduce the prevalence of racial/ethnic disparities through the development of interventions.
Understanding and Promoting Health LiteracyNational Institutes of Healthvaries for R01, R03, R215/8/2016; three cycles - Feb, Jun, OctMethodological, intervention and dissemination research for understanding and promoting health literacy.
Hunger: Basic human servicesBank of America Charitable Foundationas needed8/7/2015To address immediate needs vital to the health of the communities we serve through a focus on preserving neighborhoods, educating the workforce for 21st century jobs and addressing basic human services, such as hunger
Research to Characterize and Reduce Stigma to Improve HealthNational Institutes of Healthvaries for R01, R03, R219/8/2016; three cycles - Feb, Jun, OctResearch to characterize the role of stigma in health, life course development, and aging, both in the U.S. and globally, and to test interventions to prevent or reduce the impact of stigma.
Health Promotion Among Racial and Ethnic Minority MalesNational Institutes of Healthvaries for R01, R03, R219/8/2016; three cycles - Feb, Jun, OctResearch to understand, develop and test culturally and linguistically appropriate health-promoting interventions to reduce health disparities among racially and ethnically diverse males.
Reducing Health Disparities Among Minority and Underserved ChildrenNational Institutes of Healthvaries for R01, R211/8/2017; three cycles - Feb, Jun, OctResearch that targets the reduction of health disparities among children.
Charitable DonationsAlbertsons LLCas neededat least 6 weeks prior to the eventEvents that address hunger relief, health, nutrition, or youth and education.
GrantThe James M. Cox Foundationas neededMar 1, Jul 1, Nov 1Focus areas: Conservation and Environment, Early Childhood Education, Empowering Families and Individuals for Success, and Health. Letter of support from local Cox business manager required.
GrantSorenson Impact Foundation as neededquarterly (Jan 31, Apr 30, Jul 31, Oct 31)Sustainable, scalable projects that effect positive change through social impact, education and entrepreneurial training, and improved health outcomes.
GrantSafeway Foundation10,000-25,000quarterly (Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct)Priority areas: hunger relief, education, health and human services, and/or assisting people with disabilities.
GrantToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, North America, Inc., Toyota Technical Center (TTC)as neededquarterly (Mar 1, Jun 1, Sep 1, Dec 1)Programs or events that focus on education (specifically math and science), environment, safety, and enriching the lives of children, families, and communities in Maricopa County.
Youth Athletic and Active Lifestyle GrantFinish Line Youth Foundation1,000-5,000quarterly (Mar 31, Jun 30, Sep 30, Dec 31)Programs, projects, or scholarships that provide opportunities for youth participation in youth athletic programs or camps.
Corporate Giving WD-40 Companyas neededreviewed Jan and Jun of each yearFocus areas: education, human - health care, communty development - community youth, arts and culture.
Foster Youth ProgramAdminiTrust LLC: May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trustas neededrollingTosupport children and youth who are currently or have been in the foster care system, as well as children and youth who have not entered the formal foster care system but live with relatives or other caregivers because their parents are either absent or unable to care for them. (415) 332-0166 or
People with Disabilities ProgramAdminiTrust LLC: May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trustas neededrollingTo strengthen supportive services for adults and youth transitioning to adulthood with intellectual, developmental, or physical disabilities in order to maximize their ability to live independently and integrate into their communities. 332-0166 or
Elders ProgramAdminiTrust LLC: May & Stanley Smith Charitable Trustas neededrollingTo support organizations that focus on fostering a society in which adults 60 years of age and older are valued, while providing the support they need to lead a dignified and engaged life. Caregivers, including family members, volunteers, and paid professionals, will also be supported. 332-0166 or
Advocacy Advance Rapid
Response Grant
Alliance for Biking and Walking: The League of American Bicyclists $1,000 to $3,000rollingTo help state and local advocacy organizations take advantage of unexpected opportunities to win, increase, or preserve public funding for biking and walking. The program focuses on short-term campaigns that will increase or preserve investments in active transportation in communities. O'Keane at (202) 621-5442 or
Emergency Disaster GrantAmerican Dental Associationas neededrolling/as neededTo provide emergency support to 501(c)(3) organizatoins providing dental care following a disaster Garcia at (312) 440-2763 or
Vaccination GrantAlana's Foundationas neededrollingTo assist nonprofit organizations in purchasing flu vaccines to be administered
to underserved/underinsured populations!flu-vaccine-requests/
Social Justic GrantArcus Foundationas neededrollingTo achieve social justice and equality that is inclusive of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, and ethnicity by investing primarily in youth, communities of color, and targeted faith communities, with special priority for youth of color, transgender populations, and work by and for affected communities. The funding agency's strategic areas include culture, leadership and protections 488-3000 or
GrantBHHS Legacy Foundationas neededrollingSupports projects that aim to enhance and improve the quality of life and health of children, families, and senior citizens that are primarily low-income and underserved in the greater Phoenix and Tri-State regions. T. Thomson at (602) 778-1204 (phone), (602) 778-1255 (fax) or
Corporate Giving ProgramBlue Cross Blue Shield of Arizonaas neededrollingFocus areas: arts and cultural programs; economic development and civic initiatives; youth and education; and health, wellness, and human services. Requests for programs and events are accepted.
GrantCigna Foundation5000rollingPrograms aimed at promoting wellness, expanding opportunities across barriers, developing leaders, or embracing communities.
World of WellnessCigna Foundation$75,000 – $125,000rollingFocus areas include children's wellness, women's health, senior care, and health equity
Community Response FundDentaQuest Foundationas neededrollingSupports non-profits that aim to provide support for safety-net dental programs that require resources to meet the immediate needs of individuals and communities suffering from poor oral health as a result of a lack of access to care and prevention. Bond at
Community GrantsDignity HealthUp to $75,000rollingTo improve access to jobs, housing, food, education, and health care for people in low-income and minority communities
Community InvestmentsDignity Healthas needed below-market interest rate loansrollingFor non-profits working to improve health care and quality of life for underserved communities.
Pablo Bravo at (415) 438-5528 or
GrantFarrell Family Foundation Programas neededrollingFocus areas: education, health and human welfare, and the arts. The preferred method of making major gifts is through "matching funds". 
GrantFord Foundationas neededrollingThe foundation supports innovative thinkers, leaders and organizations that are working to reduce poverty and injustice and to promote democratic values, free expression and human achievement.
Community GrantFord Motor Company Fundas neededrollingFocus areas: Education, Auto-Related Safety Education and Community Development.
GrantGeneral Motors Foundationas neededrollingFocus areas: education, health & human services, environment & energy, and community development.
Community and Patient EducationGilead Corporate Grantsas neededrollingTo provide funding for the provision of services that address the funding agency's core therapeutic areas, which include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and oncology. The Community and Patient Education component will support projects that increase disease awareness, particularly for populations most at risk.
(650) 522-1696 or
Independent Medical EducationGilead Corporate Grantsas neededrollingTo provide funding for the provision of services that address the funding agency's core therapeutic areas, which include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and oncology. The Independent Medical Education component will support projects that expand knowledge and skills for health care professionals. 522-1696 or
Charitable SupportGilead Corporate Grantsas neededrollingTo provide funding for the provision of services that address the funding agency's core therapeutic areas, which include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, and oncology. The Charitable Support component will support a limited number of social services and health care-related charitable events in areas of unmet need. 522-1696 or
GrantHearst Foundationsas neededrollingFocus areas: culture, education, health, and social service. Nonprofit organizations that primarily serve large demographic and/or geographic
GrantHeisman Trohpy Trustas neededrollingTo contribute to the well-being and development of amateur athletes and the underserved population in the United States. It is the funding agency's goal to foster a sense of community responsibility and service to youth, especially those disadvantaged or afflicted. Henning at (212) 425-7000 x101 or
JCP Cares GrantJCPenneyas neededrollingFocus areas: health and welfare, education, and arts and culture. Requests for programs, events, and in-kind donations are accepted. Letter of inquiry is required.
MicrograntsKarma for Cara Foundation$250-$1,000rollingTo support children 18 and under in completing service projects in their communities
GrantLynde and Harry Bradley Foundationas neededrollingSupport projects that cultivate a renewed, healthier, and more vigorous sense of citizenship. Particular interest areas include projects that aim to improve the life of the community through educational and cultural opportunities, grassroots economic development, and effective and humane social and health services. 291-9915
GrantMichael & Susan Dell Foundationas neededrollingProjects that directly serve or impact children living in urban poverty, particularly in the areas of education, childhood health and family economic stability (including microfinance).
Share Our StrengthNo Kid Hungry$5,000-$10,000rollingTo support non-profit projects that address childhood hunger and improve children's access to healthy food options. 969-4767
GrantsOffice Depot Foundation$50-$3,000rollingThe Office Depot Foundation, which supports nonprofit organizations, government agencies, libraries, and schools that bring systemic change to communities across the United States, is providing grants in three distinct categories: 1) Giving Children Tools for Success, 2) Building Capacity to Serve Communities and 3) Disaster Preparedness, Relief, Recovery, and Rebuilding.
Food Donation Program Panda Caresin-kind food donationsrollingTo provide food for events that benefit the health and education of underserved children, and where children will be the main attendees. 799-9898
GrantPatterson Foundationas neededrollingNon-profit organizations that enhance the quality of life and create social and economic value in communities. Focus areas: oral health, animal health, and occupational and physical rehabilitation.
Event PartnershipPhoenix Innovation Foundationoperational assistancerollingEvents whose mission is to educate and promote the local Phoenix-metro community. Events which seek to nurture local economic, social, and environmental development.
GrantRGK Foundationas needed, average 25,000rollingFocus areas: Education, Community, and Health/Medicine. Must submit an electronic Letter of Inquiry.
KidCents grantRite Aid Foundationas neededrollingChildren’s health and well-being
GrantsSafeway Foundation$2,500-$10,000rollingfunding in the areas of education, health and human services, hunger relief, and aiding people with disabilities.
Corporate ContributionsSalt River Projectas neededrollingPrograms that focus on one of the following areas: education, arts and culture, health and human services, civic leadership, and environmental quality.
GrantSC Johnsonas neededrollingSupports projects in defined areas of interest, including education, social services, the environment, community development, arts and culture, and health
Shell GrantsShellas neededrollingFocus areas include community, education, and environoment.
GrantSidney Stern Memorial Trustas neededrollingNon-profit organizations pursuing charitable, scientific, medical, and educatoinal projects
Grants in Health CareThe Arthur Vining Davis Foundations100,000-200,000rollingProjects that contribute to improving patients' experiences of health care. Preference will be given to projects that promote caring attitudes and are likely to be replicated nationally.
GrantThe Bob & Renee Parsons Foundationas neededrollingNonprofit organizations in the greater Phoenix area that address the educational, nutritional and medical needs of community members. Requests for programs and events are accepted.
Healthy Environments GrantThe Kresge Foundationas neededrollingPrograms seeking to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable populations through initiatives concerning safe and healthy housing, transportation and the built environment, or healthy food.
Community Health Partnerships GrantThe Kresge Foundationas neededrollingPrograms addressing the social determinants of health through building a better primary care safety net or developing innovative approaches to improve the community health of vulnerable populations.
GrantThe Kroger Co. Foundationas neededrollingNonprofit organizations that focus on enhancing quality of life in communities.
GrantVirginia G. Piper Charitable Trustas neededrollingTo strengthen the health and quality of life of residents in Maricopa County, Arizona. Support is provided in six core areas: arts and culture; children, education, health care and medical research, older adults and religious organizations.
(480) 948-5853 or
GrantW. K. Kellogg Foundationas neededrollingFocus areas: educated kids, healthy kids, secure families, racial equity, and civic engagement.
Community Relations & SponsorshipsWellPoint Foundation, neededrollingFocus areas: healthy hearts, healthy cancer prevention, healthy maternal practices, healthy diabetes prevention, and healthy active lifestyles.
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