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Memorial Medical Center Foundation Grant

Grants to Central Illinois Nonprofits and Educational
Institutions for Healthcare and Medical Research

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Memorial Medical Center Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/01/19 4:30 PM Receipt for hand-delivered and emailed applications; Postmarked by Date


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Grants to Central Illinois nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for a range of health-related projects that benefit communities within the funding source’s service area. Proposals may fall under the categories of education, research, and patient care. Program areas are described as follows:

Patient Care:
Providing the highest quality patient care is a priority for Memorial Health System. The Foundation supports advances in patient care related services and acquisition of equipment to help ensure the best possible healthcare is provided.

Education plays an integral role in healthcare. Memorial is committed to providing healthcare education by supporting and advancing career development. The Foundation awards grants for educational seminars, conferences, research projects and materials that further educate the workforce to provide for the healthcare needs of Memorial’s community. Grants are also provided for health-related education for patients, their families and others in the local community.

The Foundation has a long history of supporting medical research projects that explore new advances in medicine and enhance patient care.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177193

Term of Contract:

Non-research grants last one year from date of award. Extensions will not be granted.

Research grants involving human or animal subjects last two years from date of award. Extensions will not be granted.

Absent extraordinary circumstances, awarded grants have an effective date of June 1.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Foundation awards grants only to Memorial Health System affiliates and departments, local institutions of higher education, and central Illinois organizations with 501(c)(3) status in communities served by Memorial Health System whose missions or grant projects are aligned with Memorial’s healthcare mission.

Individuals are not eligible for grants. The Foundation does not cover indirect costs.

Pre-Application Information:

Research projects MUST include a copy of any necessary Institutional Review Board approval as well as any other pertinent authorizations. Failure to do so will result in rejection of the application.

The deadline for filing an application is 4:30 PM on February 1. If that date falls on a weekend, the deadline shall be the first business day thereafter.

Your paper copy must be postmarked no later than Feb. 1, 2019 or physically received at the Foundation office by 4:30 p.m. Feb. 1, 2019; AND your electronic copy must be received by 4:30 p.m., Feb. 1, 2019.

Applicants are notified in May.

Application Information:

Contact Information:

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

For 2019 applications, please submit the following:
One paper copy of your application must be sent by mail or hand delivery to:
Memorial Medical Center Foundation
1000 Churchill Road,
Springfield, IL

And one electronic copy sent via email to:

For additional information about our grant process or the Memorial Medical Center Foundation, please contact us at 217-788-4700.

Melissa Hansen Schmadeke, Executive Director
Memorial Medical Center Foundation

Lisa Flynn, Finance Manager
Memorial Medical Center Foundation

Beverly Kane, Executive Assistant
Memorial Medical Center Foundation

Physical address:
1000 Churchill Road
Springfield, IL 62702

Mailing address:
Memorial Medical Center Foundation
Mail Code 61
701 N. 1st Street
Springfield, IL 62781-0001

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Central Illinois