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: http://tinyurl.com/gonqw6u, 877/777-1552 or 202/393-0860.