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Rhode Island Group Health Association (RIGHA) Foundation Fund

Grants to Rhode Island Nonprofits to Improve
the Quality and Affordability of Health Care

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Rhode Island Foundation

Deadline Date:

08/28/17 4:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $75,000 to Rhode Island nonprofit organizations for programs that have a significant, positive impact on the provision of quality and affordable health care services throughout the State. Applicants must show a demonstrated knowledge and expertise in the unique issues facing safety-net providers, as well as healthcare payment and delivery system reform.

Applicants should also demonstrate existing organizational infrastructure that indicates sufficient capacity for this work, including financial infrastructure and staff. Proposals for innovative new approaches to healthcare are welcomed, particularly those at the intersection of community health and primary care.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160845

Number of Grants:

Approximately 6 to 10 grants are expected to be awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $75,000 per year.

Term of Contract:

Support is given for up to one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Nonprofit, 501(c) 3 organizations located in the state of Rhode Island are eligible to apply.

Grants may support faith-based organizations for secular programs or projects.

Restrictions:
- The RIGHA Foundation Fund does not fund individuals, scholarships or research, capital or endowment efforts, fundraising events, or campaigns to elect candidates to public office.
- Applications will not be considered from organizations with overdue grant reports.
- The fund does not directly support medical research.

Pre-Application Information:

Please submit your application online only. Do not send a paper copy of the application or e-mail a copy of the application to Foundation staff.

Notifications of grant awards are issued in December of each year.

Foundation vision and strategies: http://www.rifoundation.org/TransformingRhodeIsland/FoundationStrategy/HealthyLives.aspx

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_983?SA=SNA&FID=35275

Larry Warner, Strategic Initiative Officer, Healthy Lives
lwarner@rifoundation.org
(401) 427-4051

Rhode Island Foundation
One Union Station
Providence, RI 02903

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Rhode Island