Community Health Funding Opportunities

Health Resources in Action works with individuals or organizations committed to funding innovations that contribute to advancing health. Together, we work to identify a target niche and then implement a customized grant program that focuses data-informed priorities and evidence-based approaches to improve community health. Our community health investments team offers:

  • Assessment to identify existing resources, challenges, and gaps in desired impact area
  • Environmental scan and qualitative data analysis to inform grantmaking design and level of investment
  • Evaluation measures across grantmaking strategies
  • Training and technical assistance for applicants and grantees
  • Grants management services: developing application guidelines and RFPs, issue announcements, collecting and reviewing applications
  • Facilitation of review process that builds consensus for balanced portfolios
  • Record keeping and fiduciary responsibilities for active grant programming

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Funding Opportunities

  • Fanny Holt Ames and Edna Louise Holt Fund

    The Holt Fund was created through the generosity of Fanny Holt Ames and Edna Louise Holt. Both Miss Holt and her sister were longtime residents of Grafton, Vermont. Quiet and unassuming, they nonetheless held a deep and abiding concern for the health and well-being of the residents in the communities where they lived. In 1983,… Read more »

  • Massachusetts Working on Wellness (MA WoW)

    Working on Wellness helps Massachusetts employers successfully develop, implement and sustain policies and programs to create a supportive work environment and enable employees to engage in healthy behaviors. This statewide initiative helps participating worksites adopt sustainable policies and practices that promote and protect the health of employees. Working on Wellness provides Massachusetts employers with: Seed… Read more »

  • Pipeline to Proposal Awards (P2P)

    Pipeline to Proposal (P2P) Awards enable individuals and groups that are not typically involved in clinical research to develop the means to generate community-led funding proposals focused on patient-centered comparative effectiveness research. Established by the non-profit Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), the program funds three tiers of awards that help individuals or groups build community… Read more »