Our Grants

The Rx Foundation has funded efforts to improve the health care system in the United States since 2002. To date, the foundation has awarded over $20M in grants to hospitals, nonprofits, community organizations, and researchers working to solve persistent problems impeding the delivery of safe, high quality, health care to all citizens.

Type
Project
Project Leader
Grant Partner
Year
Amount
Capacity Building

Capacity Building Grant: CHW training and technical assistance

A grant to build the capacity of TCRHN to serve as a center fo excellence for Community Health Worker (CHW) training and technical assistance in Arkansas.

Project Leader: Ms. Naomi Cottoms
Grant Partner: Tri County Rural Health Network
Year: 2019
Amount: $149472
Health Care Reform

Together for the People

A gift to Together for the People in honor of Rob Restuccia and his decades of leadership at Health Care for All MA and Community Catalyst.

Project Leader:
Grant Partner: Community Catalyst
Year: 2019
Amount: $10000
Health Care Reform

Kentucky Population Survey on Medicaid Waiver Policy

Support for a statewide representative survey of the general Kentucky population to assess awareness, understanding, and beliefs about the Kentucky HEALTH Medicaid waiver program. This grant is co-funded with The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation.

Project Leader: Dr. Atheendar Venkataramani
Grant Partner: University of Pennsylvania
Year: 2019
Amount: $73492
Health Care Reform

Making Part D Drug Coverage Affordable and Acceptable for Medicare-only PACE Participants

Support to build support among a broad range of organizations and coalitions to raise awareness of the Medicare Part D statutory barrier that limits access to PACE for Medicare-only beneficiaries, and to work with stakeholders and key decision-makers toward a system-wide regulatory solution.

Project Leader: Anne Montgomery
Grant Partner: Altarum Institute
Year: 2019
Amount: $119976
New Models of Care

Long-Term Care and Future Planning for Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Second installment of funding for a five-year project to develop and test tools and resources for the families of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, as well as risk stratification tools to identify adults who are at greatest risk of institutional placement. Aims include improved and more practical assistance for a population of families who have largely been underserved. Co-funded with The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation as part of their Greater Value Portfolio.

Project Leader: Dr. Sophia Jan
Grant Partner: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Year: 2019
Amount: $80000
Maternal & Child Health

Defining the Role of Nurses in Influencing the Likelihood of Getting a C-section

Second installment of funding to develop the methodology to examine the contribution of nursing to care delivery outcomes, and to explore how some nurses achieve consistently lower C-section rates.

Project Leader: Dr. Neel Shah & Dr. Joyce Edmonds
Grant Partner: Ariadne Labs
Year: 2019
Amount: $122022
Serious Illness Care

Development & Evaluation of a Transitional Care Program for Veterans with Serious Illness

First installment of a two-year grant in support of a project to develop the tools and protocols for a transitions-of-care program that will serve patients with serious illness who fall outside of the current targets for hospice and palliative care.

Project Leader: Dr. Julie Paik
Grant Partner: Boston VA Research Institute
Year: 2018
Amount: $214951
Education & Community Action

Building a Health Justice Movement

One year of support for a collaboration with Community Catalyst to build upon expertise in state and national health care advocacy to create a proactive vision for health and health care in Massachusetts that can become the basis of a broader health justice movement.

Project Leader: Amy Rosenthal
Grant Partner: Health Care For All
Year: 2018
Amount: $200000
Food Access & Nutrition

FVRx in Navajo Nation (Technical Assistance Grant)

In support of the collaboration between Wholesome Wave and COPE to achieve the scale and institutionalization of the Fruit and Vegetable by Prescription (FVRx) program on Navajo Nation, including streamlining the voucher redemption process and improving the data collection and utilization systems.

Project Leader:
Grant Partner: Wholesome Wave
Year: 2018
Amount: $116283
Education & Community Action

Making Health Care Fair

A 6-month seed grant in support of a new public education and advocacy initiative to connect health care policy proposals to shared American values and principles.

Project Leader: Dr. Jim Scott
Grant Partner: National Physicians Alliance
Year: 2018
Amount: $5000