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WITH Foundation Grant

Grants to California Nonprofits for Quality Health Care
for the Developmentally Disabled in Eligible Areas

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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WITH Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/13/17 11:59 PM PST


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Grants ranging between $10,000 and $40,000 to California nonprofits for programs that improve healthcare delivery to adults with developmental disabilities in the San Francisco Bay Area. Applications will also be considered from other areas in the United States.

Funding is intended to support programs that promote comprehensive health care and are designed to address the unique and fundamental needs of the adult special needs population.

Programs should include at least one of the following:
- Improve health practitioner competency throughout education and/or training programs.
- Address the current inadequate reimbursement system
- Advance formal care coordination including the utilization of trained support personnel caregivers
- Increase public awareness regarding the inadequacies of developmentally disabled care in order to advance systemic change
- Social policy research
- Identify and overcome barriers to high-quality healthcare access.

General operating support is only considered for applicants that have previously utilized project funding.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 176914

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are usually between $10,000 and $40,000.

Term of Contract:

Grants are typically for one year, but may be as long as three years to support programming that warrants extended funding.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

All applicants must have tax-exempt 501(c)(3) status as a nonprofit organization as defined by the Internal Revenue Service. Proposals must describe an explicit, identifiable need.

There are no restrictions based upon geography. While applications from the San Francisco Bay Area may be given preferential consideration, applications from other areas in the United States will not be excluded.

The Fund is not intended to cover:
- Specific therapies such as physical fitness or nutrition
- Occupational, physical, and speech therapies, equestrian therapy, etc.
- Projects that do not address healthcare delivery
- Funding for political campaigns, candidates, or legislation
- Individuals and/or equipment for individuals
- Organizations or programs that are based and/or provide services to populations outside the United States
- Endowments and organizational debt reduction
- Capital campaigns and building related requests
- Direct medical service and filling funding gaps between service costs and insurance reimbursement
- Administrative expenses exceeding 20% of the total funding request

Pre-Application Information:

The WITH Foundation has two open grant cycles open to all eligible applicants. The open grant cycles begin March 1 and November 1 of each year. LOIs will be accepted until December 13, 2017 at 11:59pm PST.

Applying during the open grant cycle is a two-tiered procedure. In order to save prospective applicants the time and effort involved with the preparation of a formal grant application, a letter of interest (LOI) is required. To submit an LOI during an open cycle, the first step is to create an account (if you do not already have one). The LOI is not a grant proposal, but simply a means to gather some basic information about your organization and to determine if a formal grant proposal is aligned with the funding guidelines. No other unsolicited information will be considered.

If your LOI is of interest, you will be invited to submit a full proposal. Invitations for full proposals will be sent out the following week along with access to the formal grant proposal application. Even if your LOI is not a fit, your submission will be acknowledged.

If you would like, staff is available to help you understand the funding guidelines and discuss your project ideas with you. Especially if you plan to request a large grant, prior discussion with staff is encouraged.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Contact Information:

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

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(650) 320-1715

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Geographic Focus:

USA: California