Community Grants

Houston Methodist is committed to investing in its surrounding community and providing access to care for its most vulnerable population. One form of investment is through the Houston Methodist Community Grant Program. Through this program Houston Methodist offers the Community Benefits Grant and the Mental Health Innovation Grant. See below for an overview of each grant and to learn about the eligibility criteria for each. We encourage you to review Things to Know Before You Apply.

 

2021 Community Grant Program Information Session  May 20 | 9-10AM 

Click here to register for the Community Grant Program Information Session. Learn more about Houston Methodist's funding priorities and better understand the types of requests able to be considered.

 

COMMUNITY BENEFITS GRANT

The Houston Methodist Community Benefits Grant was established in 1993 and provides direct and in-kind funding on an annual basis to local nonprofit agencies dedicated to providing health care services to financially indigent patients. Currently, the grant is providing approximately $5 million to local nonprofits that are committed to enhancing the overall health and well-being of the Houston community. Click here for eligibility criteria. 

 

MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION GRANT

The Houston Methodist Mental Health Innovation Grant was established in 2016 and encourages community partner collaboration to improve health outcomes of indigent populations affected by mental health issues. Currently, Houston Methodist is investing approximately $1.2 million in local nonprofits collaborating on innovative programs designed to improve access to mental health care services. Click here for eligibility criteria.

SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTENT

To begin the application process for the Community Benefits Grant and/or the Mental Health Innovation Grant select the portal links below. If interested in being invited to apply for more than one of the above listed grants, a Letter of Intent is required to be submitted for each using the appropriate portal.  Letters of Intent are due June 5, 2020 by 6 pm. Click here for the Letter of Intent guidelines. 

 

2020 QUARTERLY AND ANNUAL REPORT FORMS:

Current Grant Recipients may access their report forms below. 

Report Form – Community Benefits Grant
Report Form – Mental Health Innovation Grant

 
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