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Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Health
Services for Central and Southern San Mateo County Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Sequoia Healthcare District (SHD)

LOI Date:


Deadline Date:

03/28/19 by 5:00 PM


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Grants starting at $10,000 to California nonprofit organizations and government agencies that provide health services to residents living in central and southern San Mateo County. An LOI is required before submitting an application. Funding priorities are based on current and projected community health needs and variable funding resources for the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Redwood City, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Woodside and portions of Menlo Park, Foster City, and San Mateo. The District welcomes collaborative applications, especially if the proposed collaboration will maximize benefits and reduce costs.

The SHD funds programs that fall under these categories: Food Security and Nutrition Education; Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs; Socio-Emotional Support Services; Health Literacy, Fitness and Safety; and Clinical/Medical Services.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142219

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:

Annually, about 50 grants are awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants range from $10,000 to 100,000. The average award amount is $50,000.

Term of Contract:

All applications are for annual grants; two year funding is internally granted only for select long-term partners who have met strict criteria set out by Board of Directors and on the recommendation of the CEO.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any 501c3 nonprofit organization or government agency that serves District residents may apply.

The District will not provide a grant for the following: capital equipment, building or construction, vehicles, program services that take place in a school setting, nursing education, primary medical or dental services in a community clinic setting, or health insurance coverage.

The District restricts general administration or overhead to no more than 15 percent of a grant.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Grants Program Public Information Sessions- will provide an overview of our grants program and how to apply for funding.

The 2020-21 information sessions will be held on January 10 at 9:30 am at the SHD offices.

Pre-Application Information:

- Letter of Intent due February 11, 2019, by 5 pm

The Grants Review Committee will review the Letters of Intent in late February. A notification will be sent to the prospective grantees asked to submit a full application.

- Full application due March 28, 2019, by 5 pm

The Grants Review Committee will meet to discuss full applications in mid-May. Following the review of the completed applications in May, the Grants Review Committee will make its recommendations for funding to the District Board of Directors in June.

Board will vote on grants recommendations at the June 2019 Board Meeting.
The District Board may choose to offer full funding, partial funding or no funding.

Checks for half of the grant amount will be mailed out the first week of July.

For more information on the Sequoia area and the Governing Board:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

To apply:

For all technical related questions:
Versaic -

For questions related to applying:
Pamela Kurtzman, CEO
650.421 2155 Ext. 202

For questions related to the timeline:
Jenny Bratton
650-421-2155 x 207

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California: The Sequoia Healthcare District, including the cities of Atherton, Belmont, Redwood City, Portola Valley, San Carlos, Woodside and portions of Menlo Park, Foster City, and San Mateo

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