Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

MFH General Support Grants for Advocacy Work

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) provides General Support grants to tax-exempt nonprofit agencies currently involved in health-related public policy advocacy work on behalf of Missouri residents. These unrestricted funds are intended to provide the financial flexibility to address newly emerging health policy issues in a timely way and are not earmarked for a specific project or activity. In addressing health care gaps, MFH recognizes the significant impact public policy work has on the health status of Missourians. Strengthening the state’s nonprofit advocacy agencies provides MFH the opportunity to promote positive health policy and to advance the health of all Missourians.

Because the University of Missouri System is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 4:00 pm on Friday, June 6, 2008. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should comprise a draft narrative as described in the Foundation’s RFA at http://www.mffh.org/GSARFA2008.doc.

Amount:

Up to $75,000 per year for two years ($150,000 total grant award)

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, June 6, 2008

Sponsor Deadlines:

Pre-Application Conference (optional) - June 5, 2008, 10 am - noon (RSVP by June 2 to Sarah Sellers, 314.345.5576; teleconference available)

Applications Deadline - July 2, 2008

URL for more information: http://www.mffh.org/policy_grants.html

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and public policy disciplines. Please forward it to faculty members who may be interested.

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.