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

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in Rural Communities

Third year of funding to support efforts to develop strong rural community-based grassroots organizations in Idaho, North Carolina, and New Jersey, to build power and capacity in local communities advocating for policies that improve health and well-being.

Project Leader: Connie Hyunh
Grant Partner: People's Action Institute
Year: 2022
Amount: $150000
Education & Community Action

COVID Vaccine Equity: Southern & High Priority Urban Black Communities

Second installment of a COVID Vaccine Equity grant to support Grapevine Health’s efforts to provide access to vaccine education in high COVID-19 morbidity regions with low vaccine uptake, in partnership with community-based organizations in several states, with the goal of improving COVID-19 vaccine literacy and acceptance in Southern and Urban Black communities.

Project Leader: Dr. Lisa Fitzpatrick
Grant Partner: Grapevine Health
Year: 2022
Amount: $132248
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in West Virginia

Third year of funding to support non-profit organizations in West Virginia in building out grassroots organizing capacity throughout the state, to advocate for policies that will improve the health and well-being of West Virginians.

Project Leader: Jessica Ice
Grant Partner: West Virginians for Affordable Health Care
Year: 2022
Amount: $150000
Capacity Building

Relational Organizing Training

First installment of a three-year grant to build grassroots organizing capacity by providing relational organizing training, coaching, and technical support to nonprofit organizations across the United States, and to empower communities to advocate for policies that will improve their health and well-being.

Project Leader: Mike Pfohl
Grant Partner: Empower Project
Year: 2022
Amount: $150000
Capacity Building

Expanding Health Advocacy Capacity

First installment of a three-year grant to support efforts to increase capacity and infrastructure among the National Network for Arab American Communities’ member organizations in several states for proactive organizing and advocacy for policies that will improve the health and well-being of Arab American people in communities across the United States.

Project Leader: Rima Meroueh
Grant Partner: Arab Community Center for Economic & Social Services Access
Year: 2022
Amount: $150000
Capacity Building

Health Equity for the People by the People

A one-year grant to support efforts to develop and support an engaged, empowered, and organized body of grassroots advocates in Connecticut.

Project Leader: Dr. Tekisha Dwan Everette
Grant Partner: Health Equity Solutions
Year: 2021
Amount: $75000
Health Care Reform

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

Second installment of two-year grant 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: 2021
Amount: $119986
Capacity Building

Building Organizational Capacity

Second installment of two-year grant to support building organizational capacity and expanding impact by hiring a new Executive Director, and to increase efforts to impact public policy that affects homeless women in Massaschusetts.

Project Leader: Dr. Roseanna Means
Grant Partner: Health Care Without Walls
Year: 2021
Amount: $85000
Social Determinants of Health

Healthcare and Homelessness Pilot

A one-year grant to support the partnership between the Institute for Healthcare Improvement, four health care systems, and seven Built for Zero communities to discovery the most meaningful, measurable, and transformative contributions healthcare can make towards ending homelessness.

Project Leader: Rosanne Haggerty
Grant Partner: Community Solutions
Year: 2021
Amount: $250000