Community Health Grants
The American Medical Association Foundation (AMAF) announces the availability of funds through our Community Health Program. AMAF seeks to financially support innovative programs targeting the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Grant funding will support community-based organizations such as free health clinics that provide services to vulnerable and underserved populations. The deadline for all applications will be Friday, March 8, 2019 at 11:59pm CST.*
The AMA Foundation aims to increase health equity and improve health outcomes among vulnerable populations utilizing evidence-based models of care. Committed to fostering focused and measurable health improvements, Community Health Grants will be awarded in amounts up to $60K and are renewable for up to three years.
This grant fund opportunity is open to organizations that meet the following criteria:
- U.S based Non-Profit Organization with 501(c)3 status*
- In operation for over 3 years
- Annual organization operating budget less than $3 million
- Provide services in the continental U.S.
*Organizations are not allowed to utilize third party foundations and/or fiscal agents to submit applications. This includes, but is not limited to, university and hospital foundations. Organizations with multiple sites are NOT allowed to submit for an individual site. In addition, the following organizations are ineligible to apply:
- Medical student-led clinics
- Elementary and high schools
- State and Specialty Medical Societies
- Local/City/State Government Entities
- *National affiliated organizations (utilizing the same EIN/501(c)3 status)
December 19, 2018
January 9, 2019
January 22, 2019
Pre-Submittal Webinar #1
|February 12, 2019||Pre-Submittal Webinar #2|
March 8, 2019*
RFP Deadline (11:59pm CST)*
June 28, 2019
August 1, 2019
Program Year Begins
*Submissions will only be accepted via the on-line portal
Pre-Submittal Webinars will be provided for interested organizations. These webinars will offer a comprehensive overview of the Community Health Grants program and review the RFP timeline. AMAF Program staff will also address any questions and concerns* presented by webinar participants (*January 22nd and February 12th webinars ONLY).
The webinars will be:
|Wednesday, December 19, 2018||2:00pm-3:00pm Central||RFP Announcement ONLY||Link to recording here|
|Tuesday, January 22, 2019||11:00am-12:30pm Central||Pre-Submittal Information with Q&A||Link to recording here|
|Tuesday, February 12, 2019||12:00pm-1:30pm Central||Pre-Submittal Information with Q&A||Link to recording here|
Attendance is not mandatory but is strongly advised. Interested respondents need only register for one webinar as they will contain the same content. Those unable to attend will be able to access the completed webinar presentation via the AMAF website after the first webinar has been completed.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to submit all questions and comments related to the RFP via email. No phone calls please.
For program related questions, please contact:
Tiffany V. Seay Tiffany.Seay@ama-assn.org
For questions regarding the administrative aspects of the RFP, please contact:
Emily Demko Emily.Demko@ama-assn.org
*Applications will only be accepted via the on-line portal. Applications and supplemental documents will not be accepted via email or mail.