American Medical Association: Community Health Grants
The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation aims to increase health equity and improve health outcomes among vulnerable populations utilizing evidence-based models of care. The Community Health Grants program will support innovative programs that target the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension.
Amount: Grants of up to $60,000 will be awarded and are renewable for up to three years.
Eligibility: Community based organizations including free clinics that meet the following criteria:
- U.S. based nonprofit organization with 501(c)3 status that have been in operation for over three years
- Annual operating budget less than $3,000,000 (if agency has multiple sites, the location that where the project will be implemented must have an annual budget less than $3,000,000)
- Provide services in the continental U.S.
Eligible respondents must also be able to demonstrate the following:
- Capacity to implement evidence-based and/or innovative prevention and intervention programming that has the ability to be replicated over time
- Document the ability to implement and sustain all aspects of a program (including outcome measurements/reporting) beyond the grant term
- Demonstrate innovative collaborations with other organizations (hospitals, social agencies, food banks, fitness centers, etc.) and clearly define the roles of each entity
- Predominantly serve an economically disadvantaged and/or underserved population (inner city and/or rural)
- Capacity to collect data to address performance metrics
Note: Information sessions will be held on November 20, 2017 and December 4, 2017 (see link above to register).
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