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
New Models of Care

COPE: Building Organizational Capacity

Final installment of a grant in support of building human resources to oversee growth in operational management including finance oversight, human resources, and grants administration.

Project Leader: Dr. Sonya Shin
Grant Partner: COPE
Year: 2018
Amount: $106400
Food Access & Nutrition

COPE: FVRx Pilot

Final installment of a multi-year grant to support the Fruits & Vegetables by Prescription (FVRx) pilot program, as part of the 3-year CDC REACH grant secured by COPE to improve food and nutrition infrastructure on Navajo Nation.

Project Leader: Dr. Sonya Shin
Grant Partner: COPE
Year: 2018
Amount: $83000
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
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
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
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
Innovation - Other

International Coproduction Network

In support of a multi-institutional effort to develop a collaborative learning system that supports communities of practice applying coproduction in diverse sectors of the healthcare system.

Project Leader: Dr. Paul Batalden
Grant Partner: The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy & Clinical Practice
Year: 2017
Amount: $100000
New Models of Care

Delta Health Partners Initiative: Patients Advancing Their Health (PATH)

A grant to sustain and expand the PATH project, which integrates patient-centered Community Health Workers (CHWs) into complex care management teams in primary care medical practices to improve patient outcomes and lower medical expenditures for high-need/high cost Medicaid and Dual Eligible beneficiaries living in the Delta region of Arkansas.

Project Leader: Ms. Naomi Cottoms
Grant Partner: Tri County Rural Health Network
Year: 2017
Amount: $257609
New Models of Care

Delta Health Partners Initiative & PATH: Technical Assistance

A grant to support technical assistance to Tri County Rural Health Center and the Patients Advancing Their Health (PATH) project which integrates Community Health Workers (CHWs) into complex care management teams in primary care medical practices to improve patient outcomes and lower medical expenditures for high-need/high cost patients in rural Arkansas.

Project Leader: Dr. M. Kate Stewart
Grant Partner: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Year: 2017
Amount: $23163