Aetna Foundation – The Aetna Foundation is dedicated to improving health in local communities and large populations alike. The foundation does this by supporting community-based programs, dynamic partnerships and proven models that can help people accelerate progress everywhere. For more information on their grant and partnership program focus areas, click here.
The Annie E. Casey Foundation – The AECF is devoted to developing a brighter future for millions of children at risk of poor educational, economic, social and health outcomes. AECF advances research and solutions to overcome the barriers to success, help communities demonstrate what works and influence decision-makers to invest in strategies based on solid evidence. To learn more about the work AECF supports, click here.
American Legion Child Welfare Foundation – The Foundation’s philanthropic priority is to contribute to the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual welfare of children and youth by aiding progress in the field of child welfare through dissemination of knowledge about research, studies, surveys, projects, or by supporting programs and activities benefiting the welfare of children and youth. The Foundation annually accepts proposals from nonprofit organizations for projects that meet one of the foundation’s priorities. For more information on the grantseekers they support, click here.
Bristol-Myers Squibb Foundation — The Foundation focuses on reducing health disparities around the world. One of their priorities in the US is to reduce mental health disparities by building health care and support services for patients at the community level. For more information on the Foundation’s Community Giving program, click here.
CIGNA Foundation – The Foundation is deeply committed to providing opportunities for individuals everywhere to achieve the best possible health. The Foundation’s main focus is health equity, helping people overcome barriers to their health and well-being related to factors such as ethnicity, race, gender, age, geography, or economics. To learn more about how to partner with the Foundation through their World of Difference Grants, click here.
Capital Impact Partners – This institution is dedicated to delivering both the capital and commitment that help people build strong, vibrant communities of opportunities; and to create places where all people have access to high-quality services that foster good health, economic growth, and interconnectedness. To learn more about the strategic financing support they provide, click here.
The Commonwealth Fund – The Commonwealth Fund works to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality, and greater efficiency, particularly for society’s most vulnerable, including low-income people, the uninsured, and people of color. The Fund supports independent research on health care issues and making grants to improve health care practice and policy. To find out more about the grants and fellowship programs, click here.
Elton John AIDS Foundation – EJAF has the mission to reduce the incidence of HIV/AIDS through innovative HIV prevention programs, eliminate stigma and discrimination associated with HIV/AIDS, and support direct HIV-related care for people living with HIV/AIDS. The organization’s grant-making program focuses on the areas of gay men’s mobilization for health; youth mobilization for health; Black community mobilization for health; ending injection-related HIV transmission; access to healthcare for ex-offenders; and scale-up of government HIV programming. To learn more about EAJF’s grants, click here.
Hanley Family Foundation – The Foundation provides funds nation-wide to organizations that advance the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of alcoholism, chemical dependency and addictive behavior, including support for related research and education. For more information on the specific areas the Foundation is currently supporting, click here.
The Notah Begay III Foundation: The NB3 Foundation is dedicated to the active choices communities can make so children live happy, healthy, fulfilling lives. NB3 Foundation is a professional change-maker that supports community partners to actively manage issues surrounding Native children’s health. To learn more about NB3 grants supporting Native communities and change efforts, click here.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation – In support of RWJF’s belief that good health and health care are fundamental measures of our success as a nation, the Foundation funds program and policy initiatives critical to health equity. Currently, RWJF is focused on four areas: Health Systems; Healthy Children, Healthy Weight; Healthy Communities; and Healthy Leadership. To learn more about their grants and grant funding, click here.
Walmart Foundation – The Foundation strives to meet the needs of the under-served by directing charitable giving towards their core areas of focus: Opportunity, Sustainability, and Community. To apply for grants through the Foundation, click here.
William T. Grant Foundation – The Foundation invests in high-quality research focused on reducing inequality and improving the use of research evidence in decisions that affect young people in the United States. The Foundation believes it should nurture creative scientists who address broad issues and work in interdisciplinary ways to assist young people to reach their full potential. To learn more about the grants they provide, click here.
W.K. Kellogg Foundation – WKKF supports children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel vulnerable children to achieve success as individuals and contributors to the larger community and society. To learn more about partnering with WKKF to advance this mission, click here.
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation — The Foundation provides grants to non-profit organizations seeking to address health care disparities in Massachusetts communities. The Foundation will support initiatives that take a comprehensive and innovative approach for improving access and reducing barriers to quality health care and support services for groups experiencing specific health disparities. To learn more about the BCBS of Massachusetts’ grant programs, click here.
Connecticut Health Foundation – The Foundation is improving health outcomes for people of color and assuring that all Connecticut residents have access to affordable and high-quality care. The foundation regularly awards grants to find a new way to solve a problem, or invests in an innovative program and supporting its growth into a sustainable model. To find out if your entity is eligible for the Foundation’s grants, click here.
The Colorado Trust – The Trust is a health foundation dedicated to ending inequalities that affect racial, ethnic, low-income and other vulnerable populations, believing everyone should have fair and equal opportunities to achieve good health. The Trust uses a variety of grantmaking strategies and approaches in their work to advance health equity for all Coloradans. To learn about their various funding areas, click here.
Health Trust – Based in California, the Health Trust funds organizations that directly benefit residents of Santa Clara County and/or Northern San Benito County. Through their Health Partnership Grants and Community Grants, the Health Trust funds organizations that work to reduce health disparities. To find out how to apply, click here.
HMSA Foundation – The Foundation is committed to improving the health of Hawaii’s people by supporting community and statewide programs. Their program areas of interest are access to health care; health promotion and disease prevention; general social welfare; and
Hogg Foundation – The Foundation has a focus on improving the mental well-being of all Texans and places emphasis on cultural and linguistically competence in mental health care. They invest in programs, policy analysis, research and public education to transform how communities promote mental health and well-being in everyday life. For more information about their grants, fellowships, scholarships, and initiatives, click here
The Joyce Foundation – This Foundation supports evidence-informed policies to improve quality of life, promote safe and healthy communities, and build a just society for the people of the Great Lakes region. The Foundation focuses specifically on advancing racial equity and economic mobility for the next generation. To learn more about their grants, click here.
MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation – Based in and serving the MetroWest of Massachusetts, the Foundation works to improve the health status of the community, its individuals, and families through informed and innovative leadership. The Foundation’s grantmaking targets community health needs and also provides scholarships to build the capacity and leadership of local organizations. To learn more about their grants and scholarships, click here.
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland – Based in and serving Cleveland, Ohio the Foundation works to improve the lives of those most in need with special attention to families, women
Tufts Health Plan Foundation – Based in Massachusetts, this Foundation funds Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island-based programs that improve physical, mental, and emotional well-being of older adults, with a focus on eliminating disparities. To learn more about where and how the Foundation funds, click here.