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 Alabama

First year of funding to support efforts to increase statewide capacity and infrastructure for proactive organizing and advocacy for policies that will improve the health and well-being of people in Alabama.

 

Project Leader: Robyn Hyden
Grant Partner: Alabama Arise
Year: 2020
Amount: $150000
Social Determinants of Health

COVID-19 Rapid Response Grants

The Rx Foundation made the following rapid response grants to address the COVID-19 crisis in vulnerable communities:

Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program: $17,000
Boston Medical Center: $10,000
COPE (Navajo Nation): $20,000
Greater Boston Legal Services: $10,000
Health Care Without Walls: $8,000
Health Leads: $5,000
Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (Navajo Nation): $20,000
New York Immigration Coalition: $15,000
Rosie’s Place: $5,000

Project Leader: Various
Grant Partner: Various
Year: 2020
Amount: $110000
Capacity Building

Health Equity for the People by the People

One year of funding 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: 2020
Amount: $75000
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in Rural Communities

First 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: 2020
Amount: $150000
New Models of Care

COVID [email protected]

A grant to launch “A Scalable In-Home Care System as an Alternative to Inpatient Hospital Care”, a multi-stakeholder effort to provide rapidly accessible and appropriate care at home to patients with COVID disease, with components that include specially trained paramedics, telehealth, and remote monitoring. [email protected] is partnering with the Lowell General Physician Hospital Organization to roll out a model of care for presumptive or confirmed COVID-19 infection that is an in-home alternative to emergency department and inpatient care.

Project Leader: Dr. Robert Master
Grant Partner: COVID/[email protected]
Year: 2020
Amount: $149655
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in West Virginia

Second 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: 2020
Amount: $150000
New Models of Care

Roadmap to an Integrated Primary Care Home

One year of funding to support the design and planning phase for an initiative to create and implement a model of primary care that addresses physical, behavioral, and social needs and is financed through primary care capitation.

Project Leader: Christina Severin
Grant Partner: Community Care Cooperative
Year: 2020
Amount: $100000
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in Missouri

Second year of funding to support non-profit organizations in Missouri in building out grassroots organizing and integrated voter engagement capacity throughout the state, to advocate for policies that will improve the health and well-being of Missourians.

Project Leader: Molly Fleming
Grant Partner: Missouri Organizing and Voter Engagement Collaborative
Year: 2020
Amount: $150000
Capacity Building

Building Capacity for Health Advocacy in Appalachia

First year of funding to support efforts to develop an Appalachian cohort among health advocates in Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and Southern Ohio, to build power and capacity in local communities advocating for policies that improve health and well-being.

 

Project Leader: Emily Polak
Grant Partner: Community Catalyst
Year: 2020
Amount: $150000
Capacity Building

Akido Solution for COVID-19 Monitoring and Mitigation

One year of funding to support the improvement and integration of systems used for data collection, analysis, and reporting to aid critical decision-making by the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services (DHS) in caring for people experiencing homelessness.

Project Leader: Danielle Wildkress
Grant Partner: Brilliant Corners
Year: 2020
Amount: $150000