We are pleased to provide these targeted grant leads to help with your fundraising efforts. These grants have been reviewed by staff to ensure applicability to school health programs and services. Please let us know if you are awarded any of these grants, and consider becoming a member of the California School-Based Health Alliance for additional resources, technical assistance, and more.
Center for Care Innovations’ Reimagined Care Challenge
The Center for Care Innovations (CCI) is looking for primary care safety net clinics interested in creating new approaches to care for the most vulnerable populations in California. CCI will fund ambitious projects based around one or more of three essential strategies: extreme customer orientation, disintermediation, and committed community partnerships. Selected organizations will receive up to $80,000 in grants to offset staff time, travel costs for site visits, and any other costs associated with implementation of the project. In addition to grant funds, CCI will work closely with grantees to design a focused technical assistance program based upon the needs of the selected organizations. Letters of Interest are due by December 3, 2015. More information on the three essential strategies, eligibility, and application can be found here.
Funding for Oral Health
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), Bureau of Primary Health Care is accepting applications for fiscal year 2016 Oral Health Service Expansion. The purpose of this supplemental funding opportunity is to increase access to oral health services and improve oral health outcomes for patients. This funding opportunity will enable health centers to expand integrated oral health care services through funding new onsite providers and supporting the purchase and installation of dental equipment. HRSA will approve up to 285 health centers for two-year projects and awards of up to $350,000 per year. The deadline to apply is January 19, 2016. Eligibility and application information can be found here.
$32 Million to Help Get Eligible Children Enrolled in Health Coverage
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services today announced $32 million in available funds to support efforts to reach out to families with children eligible for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and help get them covered. The funds will support activities aimed at alerting families to the availability of free or low-cost health coverage under Medicaid and CHIP, identifying children likely to be eligible, and assisting families with the application and renewal process. The deadline to apply is January 20, 2016. Eligibility and application information can be found here.
Updated November 2015