A public/private partnership, the Virginia Health Care Foundation helps uninsured Virginians and those who live in underserved communities access medical, dental, and mental health care. VHCF support helps free clinics, community health centers, and others expand both the types of care they offer and the number of patients cared for each year.
To advance this mission, the foundation is accepting applications for its Health Safety Net Grants program.
Through the program, grants will be awarded to organizations working to increase access to primary care for uninsured Virginians and those who live in areas with limited access to care by developing or expanding patient capacity; establishing a broader scope of services; creating local systems of care; and/or strengthening their organizational infrastructure.
To be eligible, applicants must be a Virginia-serving public agency or private nonprofit with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status; an organization with a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt fiscal sponsor; or an applicant for federal tax-exemption under 501(c)(3). Free clinics or community health centers applying for grants must be members in good standing with either the Virginia Association of Free Clinics or the Virginia Community Healthcare Association.
For complete program guidelines and application instructions, see the VHCF website.