Community Health Care Program

Posted by on September 19, 2003

[posted from RFP Bulletin]

Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program to Fund Programs for Medically Underserved

Deadline: October 31, 2003

The Johnson & Johnson Community Health Care Program (, in partnership with the National Council of La Raza ( and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (, has announced a grant opportunity for nonprofit, community-based healthcare organizations. The goal of the program is to assist community-based nonprofit organizations whose primary objective is to provide creative and effective access to quality healthcare for the medically underserved.

Funding during the 2004-2006 Community Health Care Grant Cycle will be made available to qualified community-based healthcare organizations that are located in and provide direct service to the following geographic areas: Alabama (all areas); Georgia (all areas); New Jersey (all areas); Texas (all areas); Baltimore, Maryland; and Los Angeles, California.

Special consideration will be given to projects that improve access to health care for underserved populations. Additional consideration will be given to programs that focus on the quality of care for children, including infants and adolescents (although consideration is not limited to this focus). In this round of funding, additional consideration will be given to programs that focus on diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease education and prevention. Proposals from foundations, universities, and political advocacy groups will not be considered.

Nonprofit organizations selected by the Community Health Care Program will receive a non-renewable, two-year grant of $150,000 ($75,000 per year). A total of six awards will be made.

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