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

Advancing Health Equity through a Navajo COVID-19 Community of Practice

Advancing Health Equity through a Navajo COVID-19 Community of Practice: A one-year grant to support establishing a sustainable regional Navajo network of COVID-19 case management providers for contact tracing and testing; and to pilot promising practices and disseminate impactful models across network sites, in coordination with COPE (separate grant: $82,720).

Project Leader: Laura Hammitt
Grant Partner: Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
Year: 2021
Amount: $81320
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in New York

A one-year grant to support the New York Immigration Coalition’s health policy and capacity-building efforts among 200 organizations to expand services, benefits, protections, and policies for, and address the health care access needs of, immigrant communities in New York.

Project Leader: Murad Awawdeh
Grant Partner: New York Immigration Coalition
Year: 2021
Amount: $75000
New Models of Care

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

Fourth 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: 2021
Amount: $80000
Education & Community Action

COVID Vaccine Equity: Knoxville

A COVID Vaccine Equity grant to support New Direction Health Care Solutions’ infrastructure and resources necessary to provide COVID vaccine education and vaccinations to people in the greater Knoxville area, including awarding stipends to volunteers, purchasing gift cards for the Vaccine Bucks store, and procuring a mobile van for pop-up clinics in rural Knoxville and surrounding counties in East Tennessee.

Project Leader: Cynthia Finch
Grant Partner: New Direction Health Care Solutions
Year: 2021
Amount: $25000
Capacity Building

The National Mass Vaccination Collaborative

A six-month grant to create a virtual collaborative network of mass vaccination site leaders to exchange information and shared learnings to improve implementation and equity in COVID-19 vaccinations.

Project Leader: Dr. Eric Goralnick
Grant Partner: Ariadne Labs
Year: 2021
Amount: $33653
Training & Education

Civic Health Organizing Fellowship

A seven-month grant to support Vot-ER’s Civic Health Organizing Fellowship. The Fellowship is a leadership development program training over 90 healthcare professionals in community organizing practices.

Project Leader: Dr. Alister Martin
Grant Partner: Vot-ER
Year: 2021
Amount: $90000
Education & Community Action

COVID Vaccine Education

A one-year grant to educate and connect young adults to COVID vaccine information and appointments through a multi-pronged engagement and digital outreach effort led by YI’s Young Advocates, Youth Advisory Boards, and staff.

Project Leader: Rachel Fleischer
Grant Partner: Young Invincibles
Year: 2021
Amount: $150000
Education & Community Action

COVID Vaccine Equity: Mobile

A COVID Vaccine Equity grant to support the Bay Area Women Coalition’s resources necessary to provide trustworthy information about COVID vaccines and vaccinations to people in Mobile, Alabama. In partnership with the local health department and university hospital, the Bay Area Women Coalition’s network of street and block captains will lead efforts to provide education on COVID vaccines and operate a community-led vaccine event.

Project Leader: Leevones Fisher
Grant Partner: Bay Area Women Coalition
Year: 2021
Amount: $25000
Geriatric Medicine

Reimagining Nursing Home Care

A one-year grant to support a face validity and field experience pilot of Ariadne Labs’ set of tools to reimagine well-being metrics, frontline staff roles, and communication practices at three nursing home sites in Massachusetts.

Project Leader: Evan Benjamin
Grant Partner: Araidne Labs
Year: 2021
Amount: $125000
New Models of Care

Roadmap to an Integrated Primary Care Home

An 18-month grant to support the next phase of C3’s work, operationalizing the Integrated Primary Care design, finance model, and results into a realized and implemented model of care in Massachusetts.

Project Leader: Christina Severin
Grant Partner: Community Care Cooperative
Year: 2021
Amount: $133000