Health Catalyst Grant Overview
The Health and Wellness Foundation of Pike County (HWFPC) invites proposals from not-for-profit entities which are in alignment with the Foundation’s mission of assisting organizations and initiatives that positively influence the physical, mental, emotional, and social health of those seeking services in Pike County.
The Health Catalyst Grant is a competitive grant that seeks to facilitate the development or expansion of health interventions by qualified providers serving Pike County, Illinois, and to serve as a catalyst for positively impacting the health of Pike County. HWFPC invites proposals from not-for-profit entities whose projects span 1- 3 years and which are transformative; sustainable, and demonstrate the capacity to positively impact HWFPC’s priority health concerns.
The Health Catalyst Grant awards up to $15,000 annually per project. Multi-year proposals are accepted and encouraged that do not exceed three years or a maximum amount of $45,000. Projects that are multiple-year endeavors should clearly identify the funding needs each year of the program. The Call for Proposals begins in June, with grant recipients to be announced in October annually.
Through this grant, HWFPC aims to effect a positive impact on its health priorities by investing in programs and evidence-based initiatives with quantifiable outcomes and measurable progress toward positive change. Interventions proposed in proposals should primarily address the Foundation’s funding priorities. In order to amplify the impact of this grant, HWFPC prioritizes support for projects that strive to accomplish the following:
HWFPC invests in projects that are capable of addressing Pike County’s most pressing health needs and have the greatest impact on the health status of all individuals. Through its Health Needs Assessment, HWFPC has identified the following prevailing health priorities and seeks to fund initiatives with comprehensive strategies that have a positive and sustaining impact:
All proposals meeting the application criteria and deemed complete will be taken into consideration. Proposals will be judged on their ability to meet the Foundation's mission, address the county’s most pressing health needs, and: