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
Health Technology

HumanDx: NACHC Technical Learning Collaborative

In support of a collaboration with the National Association of Community Health Centers to run a technical learning collaborative, working  with nine CHCs to integrate the HumanDx system that helps providers access consultations on complex medical cases.

Project Leader: Dr. Seiji Hayashi
Grant Partner: Human Diagnosis Project
Year: 2018
Amount: $86700
Health Care Reform

Consumer Engagement

In support of consumer education and engagement on Medicaid expansion and defense throughout the United States.

Project Leader:
Grant Partner: Community Catalyst
Year: 2018
Amount: $50000
Food Access & Nutrition

Food Uprising! (matching grant)

A matching grant to support the launch of a multimedia project that seeks to educate individuals, families and diverse communities across the country with practical strategies aimed at preventing and reducing the growing prevalence of chronic metabolic diseases.

Project Leader: Ken Nochimson
Grant Partner: Advise & Consent
Year: 2018
Amount: $50000
Education & Community Action

HCFA Matching Grant

In support of the mission to preserve and improve access to, and the affordability of, health insurance coverage, with a pledge to match all contributions from new donors and all donations at an amount higher than previous years’ giving from existing donors, up to $100,000.

Project Leader: Amy Rosenthal
Grant Partner: Health Care For All
Year: 2018
Amount: $100000
Serious Illness Care

MA Coalition for Serious Illness Care

Final installment of a two-year grant to support a statewide coalition that is committed to aligning care for those with life-limiting illnesses with their goals and values. Deliverables include collecting and analyzing survey data, and mobilizing stakeholder organizations, with goals of catalyzing new initiatives and increasing both consumer and provider awareness of end-of-life care issues.

Project Leader: Richard Averbuch
Grant Partner: Health Resources in Action
Year: 2018
Amount: $95575
Maternal & Child Health

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

First year 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 / Harvard
Year: 2018
Amount: $120000
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