Health and Medicine Grants

Description

Health and medicine grants fund medical research, essential health services, health care, senior care, programs for the disabled, hospitals, clinics, and other health programs. 

Foundations List

California Community Foundation

Our mission is to lead positive systemic change that strengthens Los Angeles communities. We envision a future where all Angelenos have the opportunity to contribute to the productivity, health and well-being of our region. And we believe that our common fate will be determined by how successfully we improve the quality of life for all of our residents. The impact we help create is of, by and for Los Angeles, because the community is our foundation.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $150,000

No

The California Endowment

In collaboration with our grantees and partners, we seek to use our grantmaking to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities, and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.

Grantee Service Area

Nationwide

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$25,000 - $4,000,000

No

Annenberg Foundation

The Annenberg Foundation is a family foundation that provides funding and support to nonprofit organizations in the United States and globally. The Foundation and its Board of Directors are also directly involved in the community with innovative projects that further its mission to advance the public well-being through improved communication. The Foundation encourages the development of effective ways to share ideas and knowledge. The Foundation is committed to core values of responsiveness, accessibility, fairness and involvement.

The Foundation believes in funding organizations that have a deep level of community involvement, are led by effective leaders and tackle challenging and timely problems. Specific organizational attributes valued by the Foundation are: visionary leadership, impact, sustainability, innovation, organizational strength, network of partnerships plus the population being served.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, Ventura, Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino Counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $100,000

Yes

W. M. Keck Foundation

Our support of Southern California-based organizations enriching the lives of our region's residents has expanded and deepened over the years. We place a special emphasis on children, youth and their families, with the goal of providing safe, healthy, supportive environments that prepare children to succeed in school and in life.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$100,000 - $1,000,000

Yes

The Ahmanson Foundation

The Foundation’s broad purpose, as stated in the articles of incorporation, is to administer funds for charitable, scientific, educational, literary, and religious purposes, all for the public welfare.

Currently the Foundation concentrates its funding on cultural projects supporting the arts, education at the collegiate and pre-collegiate levels, medicine and delivery of health care services, specialized library collections, programs related to homelessness and low-income populations, preservation of the environment, and a wide range of human service projects. The vast majority of the Foundation’s philanthropy is directed toward organizations and institutions based in and serving the greater Los Angeles community.

Simultaneously, the Foundation is particularly committed to the support of non-profit organizations and institutions which continually demonstrate sound fiscal management, responsibility to efficient operation, and program integrity.

Through such focused interests and shared vision with the non-profit sector the Foundation endeavors to increase the quality of life in Southern California and to enhance its cultural legacy.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $5,000,000

Yes

Weingart Foundation

To build a better Southern California by supporting nonprofit organizations to more effectively serve the underserved.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara and Ventura counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$15,000 - $300,000

Yes

The California Wellness Foundation

To protect and improve the health and wellness of the people of California by increasing access to health care, quality education, good jobs, healthy environments and safe neighborhoods.

Grantee Service Area

California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $1,000,000

Yes

Wasserman Foundation

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation improves the well-being of the residents of Los Angeles County through responsive grantmaking in human services, civic and cultural, education, and health.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $500,000

Yes

UniHealth Foundation

We are committed to being a
pace-setter in health philanthropy, identifying and supporting innovative activities, while provoking and sustaining changes that positively impact health outcomes.

Grantee Service Area

Primarily Los Angeles and Orange County, limited funding for communities across California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$15,000 - $450,000

Yes

The Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Foundation

Building on Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert’s legacy, our work is aimed at improving communities in Southern California and Israel.

Grantee Service Area

Unspecified

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

Carrie Estelle Doheny Foundation

Within each area of funding, the Foundation seeks those programs that recognize the individual dignity and spiritual needs of the people served, as well as their capacity to become tomorrow’s mentors and community leaders.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles and adjacent surrounding areas.

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $100,000

Yes

The Eisner Foundation, Inc.

The Eisner Foundation identifies, advocates for, and invests in high-quality and innovative programs that unite multiple generations for the enrichment of our communities.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

up to $25,000; $100,000 - $300,000

Yes

S. Mark Taper Foundation

The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people's lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities.

Grantee Service Area

Southern California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

small - up to 50,000; medium- up to 250,000; large- over 250,000

Yes

Crail-Johnson Foundation

The mission of The Crail-Johnson Foundation is to promote the well being of Children in need, through the effective application of human and financial resources.

It is our commitment to be an advocate for children and to act as an agent for positive change. We endeavor to provide for immediate improvement in children’s quality of life, as well as to provide opportunities for a future life of quality.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles with a focus on San Pedro, Carson, Harbor City, Wilmington, Long Beach, Compton, Watts, and South Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $20,000

Yes

Joseph Drown Foundation

The Foundation's goal is to assist individuals in becoming successful, self-sustaining, contributing citizens. The Foundation is interested in programs that break down any barrier that prevents a person from continuing to grow and learn.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $75,000

Yes

Roth Family Foundation

The Foundation's mission is commitment to progressive social Change.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $500,000

No

Douglas Foundation

One of the entertainment industry’s largest and oldest private philanthropic institutions, the Foundation is committed to helping those who might not otherwise be able to help themselves.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Ventura counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

The Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation

The Leonetti/O'Connell Family Foundation serves Southern California by funding innovative projects and initiatives that serve to benefit Los Angeles County and improve the wellbeing of its communities.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $100,000

No

Cathay Bank Foundation

The Foundation's mission is to enhance the growth and success of communities in which the Bank serves. The Foundation's ultimate objective is to create opportunities in areas of affordable housing, community and economic development, and education. The Foundation will also consider supporting culture and arts, health and welfare, environmental and human services and programs that benefit the communities at large.

Grantee Service Area

California, New York, Illinois, Washington, Texas, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey and Maryland.

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $10,000.

Yes

George Hoag Family Foundation

Founded in 1940 by George and Grace Hoag and their son, George Grant Hoag II, the George Hoag Family Foundation is committed to making a positive difference in the communities it serves by improving social conditions, promoting human welfare and alleviating pain and suffering.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles and Orange Counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$2,500 - $75,000

Yes

William H. Hannon Foundation

To enhance the welfare and education of students in both public and private elementary schools, high schools and universities primarily with the greater Los Angeles area;

To aid in the advancement of health care and human services, especially for those least able to afford quality care;

To address the needs of the disadvantaged, aged, sick and the homeless;

To support and promote the values of Mr. Hannon’s faith through the support of the good works of the Roman Catholic Church

Grantee Service Area

Greater Los Angeles area

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation, Inc.

The mission of the Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation is to promote research, education, social justice, and the arts and to improve the human condition.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

Yes

The Ayrshire Foundation

Grantee Service Area

Southern California and Petoskey/Harbor Springs, Michigan.

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$15,000 - $400,000

Yes

The Atlas Family Foundation

The Atlas Family Foundation was established in 1985 to invest in building human capital supporting community-based programs that place individuals on a trajectory to good health and success by serving the needs of young children and their families in Southern California. We focus on the earliest stages of life, prenatal care to three years of age, when the critical ingredients for success in relationships, school, jobs and family life are in development. Prenatal and early child development lay the groundwork for a lifetime of vitality and success, setting families and young children on the right path and optimum trajectory from the very beginning. It also represents the single most cost-effective way to ensure the healthy development of children in poverty or adversity. Dollar for dollar, prenatal and early child development offer the greatest returns to society.

Grantee Service Area

Southern California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$50,000

No

Stanley W. Ekstrom Foundation, Inc.

Grantee Service Area

California

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$2,500 - $150,000

No

WHH Foundation

Investing in Human Capital to Make the World a Little Better: we look for great people doing brilliant work and invest in both.

Grantee Service Area

Unspecified

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

Unspecified

No

The Karl Kirchgessner Foundation

The Foundation seeks to assist economically disadvantaged persons, especially those among the young, the elderly, and the disabled. While the Foundation may support a limited amount of eye research, its emphasis is to support activities in the area of vision care, and to help those with sight problems to be self-sufficient.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $100,000

Yes

Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Foundation

Our mission is to fulfill the commitment of its founders to provide philanthropic leadership in two principal arenas, medicine and the arts. It does so by awarding grants for programs, facilities and endowments at distinguished medical, educational and cultural institutions in the United States and internationally. In the medical arena, the Foundation supports institutions at the forefront of biomedical research and clinical care, with an emphasis on healthcare for women.

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles, New York City

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $500,000

No

The Luke and Meadow Foundation

The France's seek to drive progress on issues that threaten the health and wellness of children. The Frances partner with world-class charitable organizations, devote significant time and make multimillion dollar donations to combat issues related to disease, poverty and education.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $300,000

No

Michael J. Connell Foundation

Grantee Service Area

Los Angeles area

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$5,000 - $200,000

Yes

The Patron Saints Foundation

The Patron Saints Foundation is a private foundation that provides grants to public charities that improve the health of individuals residing in the West San Gabriel Valley through health care programs which are consistent with the moral and religious teachings of the Roman Catholic Church.

Grantee Service Area

The greater Los Angeles Area

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$10,000 - $25,000

Yes

Livingston Memorial Foundation

The Livingston Memorial Foundation is a private, charitable foundation that administers a trust dedicated to the promotion of medical and health services of benefit to the people of Ventura County. The Foundation was formed in 1974 by Dr. Charles M. Hair and Ben E. Nordman, Esq. to carry out the wishes of Ruth Daily Livingston, the widow of Dr. William R. Livingston, a prominent early Ventura County physician.

Grantee Service Area

Ventura County

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $200,000

Yes

Earl B. & Loraine H. Miller Foundation

To provide support for organizations serving the Long Beach community with emphasis on the health and well-being of children in need.

Grantee Service Area

Greater Long Beach Commmunity

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$25,000 - $50,000

Yes

Sherry Lansing Foundation

The Sherry Lansing Foundation is dedicated to funding and raising awareness for cancer research, health, public education, and encore career opportunities.

Grantee Service Area

United States

Amount

Unsolicited applications?

$1,000 - $25,000

No

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