What We Fund
The Intermountain Community Care Foundation furthers the mission of Intermountain Healthcare by providing grants to fund (these are weighted in order of priority):
- Direct Healthcare Services: This category includes the provision of direct medical, dental, and mental health services to low-income, uninsured or medically-underserved populations.
- Healthcare Support Services: This category includes activities that facilitate access to healthcare services or reduce disease for low-income, uninsured or medically-underserved populations. Such programs may include, but are not limited to, disease prevention, case management and insurance enrollment efforts.
What We’d Really Like To See
- Innovative projects with measurable results
- Projects that promote significant and lasting change
- Projects that are specific, well-defined and cost-effective
How Much Should You Ask For?
If the program for which you seek funding falls into one of the above two categories, you are invited to make application for funding. To honor your time and energy in preparing the grant application and to honor the time and energy of the Board in reviewing it, please don't apply unless your program or project fits into one of the categories listed above. If you have any questions as to whether or not your project qualifies, please contact us and we'll be happy to discuss it with you. The majority of our grants are in the $5,000 to $50,000 range. Over two-thirds are at or under $15,000.
What We DO NOT Fund
Please be aware that we will say NO to the following:
- Political campaigns, political action committees, lobbyists or organizations with a political agenda
- Fraternal organizations, clubs, school organizations and school athletic funds
- General operating budgets of organizations which receive more than 40 percent of their budget from United Way
- Religious organizations (unless the request is specifically for a program offered to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis and without
regard to the recipient’s religious affiliation and does not require worship as a prerequisite for treatment or care)
- Debt retirement or operational deficits
- Trips, tours or travel expenses
- Other foundations or endowments that provide loans, scholarships or donate money they raise to other agencies
- Construction, remodeling or purchase of property, vehicles, or equipment
- Multi-year funding projects
- Studies, media or advocacy campaigns, research or surveys or events, such as fairs, tournaments, etc.
- Services for which third party reimbursement or pharmacy assistance programs are available
- Government entities (local, state or federal, including state-owned schools, public, private or charter schools and universities)