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Twin Falls Health Initiatives Trust (TFHIT) Grant

Grants to Twin Falls County, Idaho Nonprofits
to Increase Health Care Access and Affordability

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

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Twin Falls Health Initiatives Trust (TFHIT)

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Deadline Date:

09/08/17 Postmarked or Received Electronically by 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $2,000 to $20,000 to Twin Falls County, Idaho nonprofit organizations for health-related programs that increase access to care and affordability, promote health education, and benefit economically disadvantaged populations. Successful applications must show evidence that a project will address one or more of these three health priorities.

Examples for each of the three priority areas are listed below:

- Access to Care and Affordability: For example, to increases availability of timely appointments
- Health Education: For example, to increases awareness of resources or disease prevention
- Economically Disadvantaged Populations: For example, sliding fee services based on income

In addition to the Funding Priorities as stated above, it is helpful if organizations can address one or more of the following important sub-categories as identified in community health needs assessments: mental health, healthy weight/nutrition/exercise, substance abuse, and strengthening family wellness.

Applicants must indicate financial/program stability and evidence of sustainability, including evidence of other funding sources. If matching funds are available for the project they should be identified.

Demonstration of collaboration with other agencies/organizations is an important factor. TFHIT is interested in funding projects that maximize the investment for the benefit of the community, and a successful application should demonstrate how the project will provide a cost benefit or cost avoidance.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 160926

Estimated Size of Grant:

The funding request can be no less than $2,000 and no more than $20,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are for a one-year project.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only nonprofit organizations may apply.

Grant funding shall not be used to supplant any existing funding for programs in Twin Falls County.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Free Grant Writing Workshop:

When: June 8th at 6-7:30 pm and June 9th at 11 am to 12:30 pm

Where: At the Board of Realtors Building, Twin Falls

The two sessions are being held to accommodate schedules - applicants do not attend both sessions. Please email TFHIT to register for the workshop and to receive more info (see Contact Information section below).

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be received electronically or U.S. postmark dated no later than 5:00 PM on Friday, September 8, 2017.

The Foundation strongly requests that you submit your application electronically, via email, if at all possible. Signature pages can be mailed or faxed if needed. If submitting via regular mail, applicants must notify the Foundation via email or phone in case of any delivery delays or postal problems.

Approximate Grant Cycle Process Timeline:

- June 8, 2017: Release of Grant Application
- June 9 - September 8, 2017: Q&A for applicants to TFHIT
- September 8, 2017: Deadline for submission of Grant Application
- September or Early October 2017: Applicant presentations
- November 2017: Board makes final funding decision and notifications are made
- December 2017: Award ceremony and Funds Disbursement

Previous grantees are permitted to re-apply, but TFHIT does not guarantee that projects previously funded will be funded again.

Contact Information:

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

All applications must be mailed or electronically submitted to:

Twin Falls Health Initiatives Trust
P.O. Box 5529
Twin Falls, Idaho 83303

Fax: (888) 445-0387


Misti Charters
Phone: 208-410-3633 or 208-899-5262

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Idaho: Twin Falls County