Awards Support Innovative Health Services Programs

Funder: Premier Healthcare Alliance; Program: Monroe E. Trout Premier Cares Award; Geographic Focus: National; Eligibility: Nonprofits; Funding: Winner receives a $100,000 award and five other semi-finalists receive $24,000 each; Deadline: TBA, the next round of funding is to open later this year.

Summary: These awards recognize exemplary programs nationwide making health services more accessible to medically underserved populations. Priority is given to innovative programs supporting people excluded from the mainstream health delivery system, including the homeless, children, pregnant teens, low-income mothers and infants. The winning program must be able to show measurable benefits/outcomes covering a full two-year span and must be capable of being replicated. The Children’s Place, Kansas City, MO, won an award last year for a program providing specialized services and support to abused and neglected children. Grantseekers can start by asking questions to foundation officials before filling out the application.

Info:, 877/777-1552 or 202/393-0860.

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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