Grants

overview

Through our grants program, the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia makes contributions to eligible nonprofit and government organizations to improve access to health care, inform health policy, and implement programs that promote and improve health. From safety-net clinics to initiatives that positively impact patients’ mental health, we support health-improvment projects that align with our funding priorities and improve the health of vulnerable or underserved populations.

eligibility

To receive funding support from the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a tax exempt, nonprofit 501(c)(3) public charity or government entitity
  • Be incorporated in and requesting funding for a project in at least one county in our service area (see map below)
  • Have completed grant period if previous grantee
  • Have submitted all outstanding project reports, if a previous grantee
  • Be able to provide required suporting documents if you are selected to complete a grant application (e.g., 990 tax return, audit, etc.)

The Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia does not fund:

  • Private foundations
  • Organizations that discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, national origin, age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical ability, medical condition, or veteran status
  • Groups with an open Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia grant
  • Political candidates or organizations
  • Faith-based organizations that intend to use funds to teach or advance their religious ideology or solely provide programs to its own congregation, membership, or students
  • Organizations and programs outside the Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia service area (see map below)
  • Sports teams/events, student enrichment trips, or school yearbooks

Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Georgia: Service Area map

how to apply

STEP 1: ENSURE GRANT CYCLE FOCUS

Listed below are the current open grant opportunities. Be sure that there is an open cycle and that your project aligns with the funding priorities of the open cycle. Click the link to the Strategy Document below for an overview of our funding priorities. 

FUNDING PRIORITIES FOR THE GRANT CYCLE BEGINNING MARCH 1, 2019 INCLUDE: BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, HIV/AIDS PREVENTION & TREATMENT, AND EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT.

 

2019 Grant Cycle

 

Date

 

Release of RFP and Call for Letter of Intent (LOI)

 

March 1, 2019

 

LOI Due by 5:00 PM (EST)

 

March 13, 2019

 

LOI Applicants Receive Email Notification of Invitation to Submit Grant Application or Denial

 

March 18, 2019

 

 

Applicants Invited to Submit Grant Application Receive MOSAIC Access Code

 

March 18, 2019

 

 

Application Technical Assistance and Outcomes Webinar

 

Two options will be available from March 18 – March 27

 

Final Application Due by 5:00 PM (EST)

 

April 3, 2019

 

Site Visits to Selected Groups (we may not be able to visit with all applicants)

 

April 8, 2019 – April 19, 2019

 

 

Applicant Notification

 

May 14, 2019

 

 

STEP 2: EXPRESS INTEREST (LETTER OF INTENT)

If you are certain that you meet the eligibility criteria above and that your project is in alignment with our funding priorities, you may submit your Letter of Intent (LOI) through our Grant management system (Mosaic). The button below will take you to the Mosaic site, where you will need to create an account (if you have not done so already). Contact Gloria Kemp for process or schedule questions about the grant cycle.

 

STEP 3: SUBMIT GRANT APPLICATION

If your LOI has been approved, you will be notified by staff and provided with a link to submit a final application for review. 

Tips for enhancing your proposal...

  • Complete the application fully
  • Provide a concise project summary in the required 1-page cover letter. The cover letter should support your proposal and should include the amount requested
  • Cite current statistics and the source to demonstrate need for the project
  • Explain why your organization is qualified to address the issue
  • Describe health-improvement gains made possible from the grant, not just the activities that will take place
  • Outline funding sources in the budget template and discuss project sustainability
  • Detail any collaboration with other nonprofit agencies that will be involved in the project
  • Describe the project’s impact–what will happen as a result of this funding?