Health care is seen as a staple, just like milk and bread, to many Americans. A number of political debates are taking place on the topic of the availability and costs of health care. Needing health care and not having health insurance or the funds to seek such care is a scary situation, but it is the situation of one in six adult Americans as reported by a Gallup poll in 2009. For more information on the Gallup poll visit: www.gallop.com
Whether you are an individual seeking assistance in paying for health care costs or whether you are a provider of health care seeking funding to help you in provide these services, there may be a health care grant that can assist you in meeting your needs.
If you are an individual in search of a health care grant to assist you in defraying the cost of medical or dental care, you will likely find that locating health care grants can be a very daunting task. You are going need to patience and persistence in order to locate and obtain a health care grant that can assist you. A number of local foundations and organizations offer support in the form of health care grants to individuals residing in their defined service area. You will need to research your local foundations and organizations and see what types of assistance they offer. Your goal will be to match a program’s area of interest with your needs. Several examples of health care grants available to individuals are listed below.
The Ottauquechee Health Foundation in Vermont offers a “Good Neighbor” health care grant to individuals residing in Barnard, Bridgewater, Hartland, Killington, Plymouth, Pomfret, Reading, and Woodstock who are in need of covering the costs of their personal medical care. For more information visit: Ottauquechee Health Foundation
Forsyth County Lions ClubThe Forsyth County Lions Club in Cumming, Georgia offers health care grants on behalf individuals who are low-income and who do not have access to vision or hearing care. For more information visit: Forsyth County Lions Club
If you are a health care provider looking to obtain a health care grant for the purpose of serving individuals, there are a number of health care grants that could be of assistance to you. The federal government and a number of private foundations seek to provide health care grants. Examples of each source providing health care grants for the provision of services are outlined below.
US Department of Health and Human Services
The US Department of Health and Human Services is a great resource in locating health care grants. The site features all open solicitations in the following categories: Health Professions, HIV/AIDS, Maternal & Child Health, Office of the Administrator, Primary Health Care/Health Centers, Rural Health, Healthcare Systems, and Organ Donation. For more information visit: Health Resources and Services
The Commonwealth Fund
The Commonwealth Fund provides health care grants that seek to support independent research and provides grants that improve health care practice. For more information visit: Common Wealth Fund
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