Health

McCottry Foundation

March 2, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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This quarter, McCottry Foundation is focused on Nutrition and Obesity Awareness. We are looking to support nonprofits that have specific projects that are in need. We are requesting that all letters of intent (a one-page document) are submitted via email or mail by March 11 at 11:59pm. For more information please visit McCottryFoundation.org.

Connections for Cardiovascular Health

January 6, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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The AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation is seeking applications for its Connections for Cardiovascular Health grants program. The program awards grants from $150,000 to $180,000 to U.S.-based nonprofit organizations engaged in charitable work at the community level in support of its mission of improving cardiovascular health. The Foundation accepts single-year applications. Funded programs are eligible to receive up to three total years of grant funding. Organizations can submit online applications for the program from Monday, Feb. 2, through Thursday, Feb. 26, at 5 p.m. EST.

Age-Friendly Communities: President’s Leadership Fund

January 5, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for a new area of community investing, the Foundation President’s Leadership Fund, which is designed to support community leaders in their work with multiple stakeholders toward a common community goal. This work could include current or new activities that directly or indirectly lead to age-friendly communities and address barriers to success in the most vulnerable communities. The Foundation will consider the intersection between policy and practice as well as collaborative community work in the built environment, transportation, housing, social and civic participation and inclusion, employment, communication and information, and community support and health services.

Age-Friendly Communities: Systems and Best Practices

January 5, 2015       The NonProfit Times      

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The Tufts Health Plan Foundation is accepting Letters of Intent for its Systems and Best Practices cycle of community investments. With its new focus, the Foundation is looking for ideas that will move communities toward accomplishing the World Health Organization’s standards for Age-friendly Communities. The Foundation will fund activities in the areas of Health and Wellness, Workforce Development, Purposeful Engagement, and Field and Capacity Building that will:

Autism Delaware Grants

December 8, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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Autism Delaware is now seeking applications for its 2015 grant cycle. The organization will fund projects that seek to improve the lives of people with autism in the state of Delaware. Specifically, the organization will give special consideration to programs that improve the lives of children and adults with autism across their life spans. Although the amount available for each grant will vary according to Autism Delaware’s annual budget, a grant can be worth as much as $2,000.

Disability Communications Fund Grants Program

September 22, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Disability Communications Fund (DCF) is now accepting letters of intent (LOI) for its 2015 grants program. Disability Communications grants are awarded on an annual basis, with funding starting in late-January 2015 in this upcoming grant cycle. Grants will range in amounts from $10,000 to $100,000 and will be used to fund projects and programs which improve existing services or technology, or develop new services or technology, related to communications access for people and communities in California. Approximately $1 million will be available for competitive grants in 2015.

Healthy Environments

June 26, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Kresge Foundation is seeking to fund organizations that are focused on improving the health of low-income and vulnerable populations. To that end, the Foundation’s Healthy Environments program funds projects in the following areas:

Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research

June 26, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is seeking applications from organizations looking to provide leadership in the study of natural product drug interactions. The ultimate goal of this program is to develop a definitive approach to determining the clinical relevance of pharmacokinetic interactions between natural products and medications.

Healthier Philadelphia Grants

June 2, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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GSK and the Philadelphia Foundation are seeking applications for its Healthier Philadelphia grant program, which will award $5 million over three years to multiple nonprofit organizations in the Philadelphia area in an effort to help disadvantaged youth live healthier lives and contribute to a healthier community. The grant is designed to encourage collaboration among non-profit organizations and youth leaders in Philadelphia to address some of Philadelphia’s most pressing community health challenges.

Dental Trade Alliance Foundation Grants

May 16, 2014       The NonProfit Times      

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The Dental Trade Alliance Foundation (DTAF) is seeking applications for its 2014 grants, which will award seven organizations with innovative projects in oral healthcare with up $25,000. The Foundation will also be awarding one DTAF/Dental Lifeline Network Grant specifically related to providing access to comprehensive dentistry for individuals who are Medically At-Risk or Special Needs Patients. This grant will also award up to $25,000.