Foundation Favors Wellness Programs

Private Funder: COPIC Medical Foundation; Opportunity: 2017 grants; Funding Focus: Health and medicine, children’s health; Geographic Focus: Colorado and Nebraska; Eligibility: Nonprofits (educational groups are encouraged to apply); Funding: Varies; the foundation made about $500,000 in grants last year; Deadlines: April 1 and Sept. 1.

Summary: Grants go to organizations focusing on quality care, improving patient safety, reducing medical errors, and improving disease management and transitions in care. The foundation supports activities centered on education and training of healthcare professionals and community health programs. Children’s healthcare advocates have won support. The Colorado Children’s Immunization Coalition won a grant to support a stakeholder engagement and strategic planning process to improve the capacity and functionality of the state immunization system.

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About Frank Klimko

Frank Klimko is a nationally known journalist, grants expert and speech writer/speaker. He has years of experience helping nonprofits devise lists of the right funding opportunities and secure funding from these foundations and corporate entities. Clients have focused on an array of areas including child care, homeless, hunger and K-12 education. Additionally, he is a Freedom of Information Act expert, who has helped numerous clients with securing proprietary information from the federal government. Currently, Frank Klimko writes the Children & Youth Funding Report and Private Grants Alert, which are Washington DC-based publications. CYF is a daily publication covering Congress, the Education Dept. and the various federal regulatory agencies. PGA, another daily publication, covers the world of private philanthropy.
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