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:
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. In 2019, the grant is providing approximately $4.3 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 with the intent to develop innovative programs designed to improve the health outcomes of underserved populations affected by mental health/behavioral health issues. In 2019, Houston Methodist is investing approximately $1 million to local nonprofits collaborating on unique programs designed to move the needle on the mental health front. Click here for eligibility criteria.
SUBMIT A LETTER OF INTENT
To begin the application process for the Houston Methodist Community Benefits Grant or the Houston Methodist Mental Health Innovation Grant, applicants will need to submit a Letter of Intent for each. If your organization is applying for the Houston Methodist Community Benefits Grant and the Houston Methodist Mental Health Innovation Grant, a letter of intent for each must be submitted. Guidelines for submission will be located inside of the grant portal opening no later than May 20, 2019. For questions, please view our FAQ page here.
2019 QUARTERLY REPORT FORMS:
Current Grant Recipients may access their quarterly report forms below.