Foundation / Corporation
Kaiser Permanente - Napa Solano Public Affairs Department
Grants ranging from $1,500 to $15,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible parts of Napa and Solano Counties for community activities and civic events focusing on health-related topics. Preference may be given to the areas of health access, safety, mental health and wellness, and healthy lifestyles.
Eligible Solano County communities include Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo. Eligible Napa County communities include American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, and Yountville, as well as the Yolo County City of Winters.
Types of request that will be accepted for consideration include, but are not limited to:
- Special events (e.g. health fairs, dinners, lunches, cultural events, fundraisers, etc.)
- Conferences and forums
- Health education forums
- Health campaigns and initiatives
Through a community needs assessment, priority health and social needs are identified to help guide community grantmaking. Community Relations funding also takes into consideration other community support and marketing sponsorships, but may give preference to the following areas:
- Access to Care and Coverage
- Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)
- Mental Health and Wellness
- Community and Family Safety
Community Relations sponsorship requests will be evaluated on successful events or projects that seek sponsorships that will demonstrate:
- The potential for long-term, sustainable relationships consistent with Kaiser Permanente’s mission and goals
- The ability to reach targeted audiences
- The potential for the event request to leverage with additional resource investment
GrantWatch ID#: 182769
The funding range for sponsorships is $1,500 to $15,000. Increased funding amounts are considered on a case by case basis.
Funds must be spent by December 31, 2018.
- Kaiser Permanente will consider requests from qualified organizations that serve the Napa-Solano Area only (Napa and Solano counties).
- Only non-profit or public benefit organizations are eligible to receive funding.
- Unincorporated groups or agencies may arrange to utilize an eligible nonprofit organization as a fiscal sponsor
- Projects must address the needs of the Napa-Solano area. The Napa-Solano area includes the Solano County communities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville, and Vallejo, and the Napa County communities of American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, St. Helena, and Yountville, as well as the Yolo County City of Winters.
- Funds must be used to serve vulnerable populations within Kaiser Permanente’s Napa-Solano Area (the cities within Napa and Solano counties) or strengthen and further the marketing goals of Kaiser Permanente.
- Strategies must be consistent with the values and mission of Kaiser Permanente
Kaiser Permanente’s Napa-Solano Public Affairs department will not consider funding requests from the following types of organizations or for the following activities/purposes:
- Political campaigns
- Contributions to endowments or memorials
- Emergency loans
- Field trips
- Religious purposes
- Individual and/or personal requests such as scholarships, individual fundraising, individual tuition, payment for education purposes, conferences, etc.
Kaiser Permanente may fund faith organizations providing secular programs that serve the greater community. These organizations must apply under a fiscal sponsor. A community nonprofit partner with an eligible 501 ( c ) 3 IRS status can apply for funding as a fiscal sponsor on behalf of an inter-faith collaborative.
If a fiscal agent is being used, then the request and required information must also be submitted on the fiscal agency’s letterhead along with a copy of the Memorandum of Agreement (MOU). In addition, all required documentation must be submitted for the fiscal agent organization.
Applications are accepted during two application funding cycles in 2018:
- January 1-31, 2018
- July 1-15, 2018
Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for funding during the first funding cycle.
Applicants may apply for either a Community Relations Sponsorship or a Community Benefit Grant, but not both. Exceptions to this may be given in very limited circumstances.
Please note that the physicians and health professionals from Kaiser Permanente are experts in their field of practice and have a wealth of information to share with the community. Kaiser Permanent’s Speakers Bureau program can provide a physician or other health professional as a speaker for your club, organization, conference and/or seminar.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
For sponsorship questions email: NapaSolano-KPintheCommunity@kp.org.
If you are experiencing any technical difficulties, please email Shan.X.Magnuson@kp.org .
USA: California: The Napa-Solano area