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Direct Services

Organizations that have active grants with the Foundation are not eligible to apply for a Direct Services Program Grant during their active grant period. For more information on this Grant Program, click here to email Katie Watson, Program Assistant/ Distance Learning Coordinator or call (404) 653-0990.

The Direct Services Grant Program supports existing healthcare services and health promotion programs that assist the Foundation with accomplishing its mission by funding program activities specifically related to the Foundation’s priority area: Addressing Health Disparities. Addressing Health Disparities is the Foundation’s strategic response to unequal access and outcomes among vulnerable populations. Online applications for this grantmaking program are due by August 3, 2017 (3:00 p.m. EDT).

    

   PRE-APPLICATION WEBINAR:

Healthcare Georgia Foundation will host a pre-application webinar on June 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. EDT. The Foundation strongly encourages potential applicants to participate in this event. The webinar will provide further details about the requirements for the Direct Services Grant Program, address applicant questions, and review the online application. The webinar will be recorded and available on the Foundation's website at the conclusion of the event.

Please use the link below to register for the Pre-Application Webinar:

NEW PRE-AWARD EVALUATION WEBINAR:

Starting in 2017, the Foundation will offer a Direct Services Pre-Award Evaluation Webinar to applicants. The Foundation strongly encourages potential applicants to participate in this program. The on demand webinar will cover how to develop a logic model and evaluation plan with SMART outcomes. This webinar is intended to simplify the evaluation process, and strengthen your proposal. The on demand webinar will be posted to the Foundation’s website on June 29, 2017. 

DOCUMENT LINKS:

  1. Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) (PDF)
  2. Online Application Instructions (PDF)
  3. Direct Services Grant Project Timeline (XLS)
  4. Case Statement Examples (PDF)
  5. Budget Template (XLS)
  6. Board and Staff Template (DOC)
  7. Funder List Template (XLS)
  8. Geographic Region Guide (PDF)
  9. Logic Model Template (DOC)
  10. Evaluation Plan Template (DOC)

Applicants are encouraged to view a series of three (3) Public Health Evidence into Action webinars on finding, adapting and evaluating effective practices. The Foundation commissioned the webinars from the Emory Prevention Research Center for the purpose of encouraging applicants and grantees to implement effective interventions. These webinars may also be helpful with adapting existing programs into more effective interventions.

  1. Public Health Evidence into Action Session 1 of 3: How to Find Health Initiatives that Work
  2. Public Health Evidence Into Action Session 2 of 3: Balancing the Evidence with Your Community Needs
  3. Public Health Evidence into Action Session 3 of 3: Implementing and Evaluating with Quality and Fidelity

The Foundation anticipates a high volume of competitive applications, so please carefully review all materials. The Foundation enthusiastically welcomes your participation in the Direct Services Grant Program. Please share this announcement with other nonprofit organizations that may be interested in submitting an application.

If you have questions about the online application process, please contact Javier Sanchez, Grants Manager, at (404) 653-0990 or via email at jsanchez@healthcaregeorgia.org.