Investing in Our Community
The Community Benefits Grant Program focuses on providing direct health care services and access to the uninsured and underinsured through direct financial support and in-kind lab support to free clinics, federally qualified health centers and other nonprofit agencies. Since the establishment of the Community Benefits Grant Program, more than $85 million in direct funding and more than $52 million of in-kind funding has been awarded to more than 70 unique agencies.
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For more information on the Community Benefits Grant Program and to review the eligibility criteria, please read the Things to Know Before You Apply and the FAQ document.
COMMUNITY BENEFITS GRANT
Twenty-one percent of people living in Harris County lack insurance, making access to health care almost impossible for those who cannot pay for it out of pocket. To assist with mitigating these barriers to health care, Houston Methodist offers the Community Benefits Grant to local nonprofits working to provide affordable, quality access to health care services while stressing the importance of preventative care.
Submit a Letter of Intent: 2024 CB Grant Application Portal
Letter of Intent submissions are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 31. Late Submissions will not be accepted.
MENTAL HEALTH INNOVATION GRANT
One in five people in the United States are estimated to experience mental illness every year. Due to the growing need for mental health services, Houston Methodist offers the Mental Health Innovation Grant to local nonprofits working to reduce barriers to accessing mental health care services for indigent members of the Greater Houston community.
Submit Letter of Intent: 2024 MHI Grant Application Portal
Letter of Intent submissions are due by 5:00pm on Wednesday, May 31. Late submissions will not be accepted.
Community Benefits Grant Information Session Recording
The Houston Methodist Office of Community Benefits hosted an information session for the 2024 Community Benefits Grant Program on May 10. During this session, participants learned about the health priorities identified through our Community Health Needs Assessment and funding opportunities available through both grants. To watch the session recording, click below:
Banner Image: Gus S. Wortham Memorial Fountain, by William T. Cannady. Also called the "Dandelion Fountain," this Houston landmark is located in Buffalo Bayou Park on Allen Parkway.