For Immediate Release
Contact: Glennda MoragneEl
Quality Health Foundation Announces Request for Grant Proposals
Easton, Maryland — October 10, 2017 — Quality Health Foundation (QHF) announces a call for proposals for the 2018-19 grant period. QHF will award grants to eligible organizations that work to improve health care to underserved communities.
QHF will fund healthcare projects, focusing on the uninsured and underinsured patient. Selected projects should include well-defined goals with measureable outcomes. Acceptance of applications for grants will be from December 1, 2017 through 5:00 p.m. EST on January 17, 2018. Notification of award status will be announced in June 2018. Applicants must be from Maryland or the District of Columbia.
“We are embarking on a new era in healthcare accessibility. The projects we have funded in the past have been varied in scope, innovative in design, and had a positive impact health quality in ways that meet the new patient-centered model of care,” said Molly Burgoyne, MD, Chair of QHF’s Board of Directors. “We are particularly interested in non-profit organizations committed to improving communication, education, measurable outcomes, and chronic disease prevention. Programs dedicated to high standards of care are a priority.”
Quality Health Foundation focuses programs that demonstrate improved health care quality with clear goals and measurable outcomes. Priority areas include programs that:
- Improve access to health care services to the unserved and under-served
- Improve understanding of health issues
- Demonstrate improvement through measureable outcomes of stated goals
About Quality Health Foundation
QHF is the mission arm of Quality Health Strategies (QHS), a national not-for-profit organization committed to Creating Solutions to Transform Health. QHS formed the Quality Health Foundation in 2003 in an effort to improve health care in local communities across Maryland and the District of Columbia. Since 2006, the Foundation has awarded approximately $4.5 million to over 65 different organizations.
For more information or to apply, visit: www.qualityhealthfoundation.org.