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Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation Grant

Grants to Florida Nonprofits for Projects to Preserve, Improve,
or Restore Health for Miami-Dade County Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/15/19 5:00 PM


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Grants ranging from $5,000 to $50,000 to Miami-Dade County, Florida nonprofit organizations for health programs and projects. Priority funding is intended for the areas of health education, disease prevention, early detection of disease, health services for children and the economically disadvantaged, and projects that target medical care.

The purpose of the grant is to provide funding for programs and projects designed to improve, preserve, or restore the health and healthcare of the people in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180674

Estimated Size of Grant:

Programs and projects are funded, depending upon the budget, in the $5,000 to $50,000 range with an occasional exception for a program that the Board of Trustees finds particularly meritorious.

Term of Contract:

Projects that require multi-year funding are not supported.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Qualified, tax-exempt 501(c)3 organizations that propose to conduct projects or programs related to the health needs of the citizens of Miami-Dade County, and are seeking funding support from the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation should first submit a letter of inquiry.

Grants are not awarded for:
- National projects that would result in funding leaving Miami-Dade County
- Projects that require multi-year funding
- For-profit organizations
- Support of political candidates or campaigns
- Projects that promote a religious faith
- Direct support of individuals
- Other grant-making foundations

Pre-Application Information:

Letters of inquiry for the 2019 grant cycle will be accepted from February 1, 2019 through April 15, 2019. Letters of inquiry will not be accepted after 5:00 P.M. on April 15, 2019.

The Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation will make an initial review. If the request is felt to be of interest, an organization will then be asked to submit a complete grant proposal for consideration by the Board of Trustees.

Contact Information:

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

To submit an LOI:

For questions during the application process, please e-mail

John Edward Smith, Managing Director
Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation
1550 Madruga Avenue, Suite 215
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
Phone: 305-667-6017
Fax: 305-667-9135

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Miami-Dade County