Grant Information

2022 Application Schedule:

Early February 2022: Skaggs Foundation will begin accepting applications for 2022-23 grant cycle

April 29, 2022: Concept Papers for Priority Health Needs and Helping Hands Grant Applications due by 5 p.m.
Late May 2022: Agencies with Concept Papers will be notified of invitation to submit full application OR denial
June 1, 2022: Interview for agencies applying for full application
July 29, 2022: Full applications due by 5 p.m. from agencies applying for Priority Health Needs grants
Mid September 2022: Agencies notified of final decisions (Priority Health Needs and Helping Hands)
October/November 2022: Awards Ceremony
November 15, 2022: First Disbursement of funds

Acceptance Criteria

  • Health and wellness related
  • Serve Stone and/or Taney County Missouri residents
  • Eligible applicants must be non-profit with current proof of 501(c)3 status, a school or a governmental agency.
  • Priority will be given to collaborative initiatives that address dental care, substance abuse/tobacco, unhealthy body weight, mental health, child and family safety, improved access to care and community health workers.

Helping Hands Grant

Helping Hands Grants are available to any non-profit organization serving Stone and/or Taney County for a specific health and wellness related purpose or program. Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000. Helping Hands Grants are one-year awards. There is no guarantee of funding for a second year. Any health education request must fall within this category.

  • April 29, 2022 – Full application deadline is 5 p.m.
  • Mid September 2022 – Notification to applications of funding decisions
  • October/November 2020 – Public announcement of awards and first distribution of funds

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

· Program must be health and wellness focused 

· Serve Stone and/or Taney County residents

· Eligible applicants must have a 501c3 status, or be a school or government agency 

· Small agencies, organizations without a 501c3 designation, or a coalition may apply with a fiscal agent

· Priority will be given to programs that are collaborative and address a top identified health need. These include:

  • Access to care.
  • Child and family safety
  • Dental care
  • Mental health
  • Healthy lifestyles
  • Substance abuse

Applications will be available online in early February and due by 5 p.m. the last Friday in April.  All agencies will be notified regarding the outcome of their grant proposal in September. If approved, grant funds will be awarded in mid-November. The grant year runs Dec. 1 through Nov. 30 of the following year. 

Priority Health Grant

Priority Health Needs grants 
Any non-profit charity, school, or government organization may apply for a grant. The award floor is $5,001 and there is no award ceiling. Requests can be made for up to a three-year period although funding is committed for one year at a time. Future funding is contingent upon program results and funding availability. Programs that are collaborative in nature and address a top identified health need are of high priority.

  • April 29, 2022: Concept paper due by 5 p.m.
  • Late May 2022– Notification of concept paper outcome
  • July 29, 2022 – Full application deadline (if invited to submit a full application)
  • Mid September 2022 – Notification to applicants of funding decisions
  • October/November 2022 – Public announcement of awards and first distribution of funds

 

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

 Program must be health and wellness focused 

· Serve Stone and/or Taney County residents

· Eligible applicants must have a 501c3 status, or be a school or government agency 

· Small agencies, organizations without a 501c3 designation, or a coalition may apply with a fiscal agent

· Priority will be given to programs that are collaborative and address a top identified health need. These 

include: 

  • Access to care
  • Child and family safety
  • Dental care
  • Mental health
  • Healthy lifestyle
  • Substance abuse

APPLICATION PROCESS

Priority Health Needs Grants are solicited through a two-step competitive process. The first step in the two-step process will be available to complete online in early February and due by 5 p.m. the last Friday in April. If approved, grant funds will be awarded in mid-November. The grant year runs Dec. 1 through Nov. 30 of the following year.

Questions? Contact Mindy Honey at Mindy.Honey@Skaggs.net or call 417.335.7340

Downloadable Application Resources