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
Social Determinants of Health

End-to-End Supportive Housing System

A one-year grant to support the next phase of work towards creating a national model for end-to-end housing and health partnerships: build data infrastructure, pilot low-barrier supporting housing programs, and engage the City, State, and health systems in expanding resources for medically and behaviorally complex homeless individuals and families.

Project Leader: Dr. Megan Sandel
Grant Partner: Boston Medical Center
Year: 2022
Amount: $125000
Education & Community Action

Vaccine Plus – Community Health & Power: Northeast Ohio

A Vaccine Plus grant to support the Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition’s efforts to provide wraparound services, addressing food insecurity, low COVID vaccination rates, and pandemic-related trauma. Additionally, NEOBHC will host community health fairs and an annual conference on the “State of Disparities”; and will advocate for health policies at the local level that improve the health, well-being, and resiliency of their community.

Project Leader: Yvonka Hall
Grant Partner: Northeast Ohio Black Health Coalition
Year: 2022
Amount: $25000
Education & Community Action

Vaccine Plus – Community Health & Power: Central Ohio

A Vaccine Plus grant to support Eastern Union Missionary Baptist Association hosting health fairs with mobile vans for preventive screenings at each of EUMBA’s 29 member churches, providing educational sessions on mental and behavioral health (including the Mental Health First Aid training from NAMI) for the public and EUMBA churches, and building the capacity of member churches to scale the successful food distribution and health clinic screening model developed, operated, and led by the Mt. Vernon neighborhood during the pandemic.

Project Leader: Rev. Vincent Golden
Grant Partner: Eastern Union Missionary Baptist Association
Year: 2022
Amount: $25000
Capacity Building

Building Capacity

A one-year grant to support the Institute for Exceptional Care in building the capacity and infrastructure of their organization, which seeks to transform health care for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Project Leader: Dr. Hoangmai (Mai) Pham
Grant Partner: Institute for Exceptional Care
Year: 2022
Amount: $100000