Grant Information

2021 Application Schedule

Late January 2021: Begin accepting Concept Papers for Priority Health Needs and Helping Hands Grant Applications
April 30, 2021Concept Papers for Priority Health Needs and Helping Hands Grant Applications due by 5 p.m.
Late May 2021: Agencies with Concept Papers will be notified of invitation to submit full application OR denial
June 2, 2021: Interview for agencies applying for full application
July 30, 2021: Full Applications due by 5 p.m.from agencies applying for Priority Health Needs grants
Mid September 2021: Agencies notified of final decisions
October/November 2021: Awards Ceremony
November 15, 2021: 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

The Helping Hands Grant program invests in approaches designed to address an identified community health need as defined through local assessments and based on pertinent data. Eligible applicants can apply for $1,000—$5,000. All awards are for one year only. Any future funding is not guaranteed.

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

The Priority Health Needs Grant program invests in collaborative outcome-based approaches designed to address an identified community health need as defined through local assessments and based on pertinent data. The Priority Health Needs Grant program is an opportunity for agencies to propose solutions they believe can have measureable impact on their community’s health in a defined period of time. Priority Health Needs grants are one to three year grants that are $5,000 or more. 

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.

Downloadable Application Resources