Responsive Grants Program

Since 2008, we have awarded approximately $7 million through the Responsive Grants Program in support of community-driven efforts to improve health, promote access and reduce health inequity throughout our 26-county funding region.

2017 Funding Opportunity

We’re pleased to announce the 2017 Responsive Grants Program funding opportunity with grants up to $15,000. There will be one funding round this year, with a total of $300,000 available. We will award at least 30 percent for projects serving rural areas of the region.

Applications are due by June 12 at 1 p.m.

Proposers’ Webinar

We will hold a proposers’ webinar on May 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participation is recommended, but not required.
Register online by May 7.

Application Materials

Application Instructions
Online Application Form – Use Internet Explorer
Questions and Answers
Proposal Writing Tips


Funding Region

Is Your Region Urban or Rural?

Enlarge this map and use the OSHPD web site to determine if your area is designated as rural. For purposes of this grant, rural and frontier designations are combined into one rural designation. If you need assistance to determine if the area your organization serves is rural, please e-mail us.


More Information

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