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

Advancing Health Equity through a Navajo COVID-19 Community of Practice

Advancing Health Equity through a Navajo COVID-19 Community of Practice: A one-year grant to support establishing a sustainable regional Navajo network of COVID-19 case management providers for contact tracing and testing; and to pilot promising practices and disseminate impactful models across network sites, in coordination with COPE (separate grant: $82,720).

Project Leader: Laura Hammitt
Grant Partner: Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health
Year: 2021
Amount: $81320
New Models of Care

Long-Term Care and Future Planning for Adults with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

Fourth installment of funding for a five-year project to develop and test tools and resources for the families of adults with intellectual/developmental disabilities, as well as risk stratification tools to identify adults who are at greatest risk of institutional placement. Aims include improved and more practical assistance for a population of families who have largely been underserved. Co-funded with The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation as part of their Greater Value Portfolio.

Project Leader: Dr. Sophia Jan
Grant Partner: Feinstein Institute for Medical Research
Year: 2021
Amount: $80000
Capacity Building

The National Mass Vaccination Collaborative

A six-month grant to create a virtual collaborative network of mass vaccination site leaders to exchange information and shared learnings to improve implementation and equity in COVID-19 vaccinations.

Project Leader: Dr. Eric Goralnick
Grant Partner: Ariadne Labs
Year: 2021
Amount: $33653
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

Health Care Without Walls

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
Capacity Building

Advancing Health Equity through a Navajo COVID-19 Community of Practice

A one-year grant to support establishing a sustainable regional Navajo network of COVID-19 case management providers for contact tracing and testing; and to pilot promising practices and disseminate impactful models across network sites, in coordination with Johns Hopkins Center for American Indian Health (separate grant: $81,320).

Project Leader: Madeline Ray
Grant Partner: COPE
Year: 2021
Amount: $82720
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