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Current Funding Opportunities

2018 Direct Services Grant Program

The purpose of the Foundation’s Direct Services Grant Program is to support existing healthcare services and health promotion programs specifically related to the Foundation’s Addressing Health Disparities priority area. Online applications for this grantmaking program are due by August 3, 2018 (3:00 PM EST).

Pre-Application Webinar
Healthcare Georgia Foundation hosted a pre-application webinar on June 27, 2018 at 2:00 PM EST to provide further details about the requirements for the Direct Services Grant Program, address applicant questions, and review the online application. The webinar was recorded and is available for viewing below.

Read our interactive Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) below

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Document links for download:

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

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.

General questions about the application and/or budget can be addressed to Cheney Roper Magusiak, Program Assistant, at or Andrea Young Kellum, Senior Program Officer, at Any questions about navigating the online application can be addressed to Javier Sanchez, Grants Manager, at All staff can also be reached by phone at 404-653-0990.  

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