(Note-all HCF application deadlines are due by 12:00 p.m. noon)
The Foundation Defined Grants Application has two stages and FDG Applicants must complete both stages: Letter of Intent (stage 1) and Full Proposal Narrative (stage 2). Full proposals are received and reviewed by staff and outside reviewers. Grants are ultimately approved and awarded by the HCF Board.
2013 Safety Net Deadline Dates:
2014 Healthy Lifestyles Deadline Dates:
To begin a Healthy Lifestyles letter of intent online application, please click the following link:
To return to a saved application, please click on the following link:
NOTE - In order to submit a complete application, applicants must answer all questions and upload the required attachments to page 4 of the online application. (Please use the templates for the attachments found below. The templates have been updated since the last RFP, so please do not use past versions of the templates you have saved.)
All Applicants must complete and submit the electronic Full Proposal Application with the following attachments:
For tips and reviewer feedback regarding how to submit a successful application, click here:
Grant application tips sheet
501(C)3 Applicants Include the following additional attachments:
Governmental entities must include the following additional attachments:
IMPORTANT, PLEASE NOTE: City, Hospital, and University Applicants : Cities, hospitals and universities are allowed to submit 2 proposals per each Foundation Defined Grant (FDG) round; however, if you are unsure whether other departments within your organization have already submitted application(s) , please contact Karen Cornish-Guile at 816.242.0706 to inquire before beginning the lengthy application process. Thank you.
For answers to frequently asked questions, please visit the FAQ page on our website. HCF also encourages prospective applicants to contact us at 816.241.7006 with any questions regarding the electronic application process. Click here for “Helpful Tips on Submitting Your Grant Application” (pdf).
Applications for Application Defined Grants (ADGs) will be reviewed on a regular basis throughout the year. Organizations interested in applying for ADGs will be asked to complete the following Electronic Grant Application. Applications must be submitted by 12:00 p.m. (noon) on the first Wednesday of each month, with the exceptions of January 2014, for which the deadline will be January 8th, and December 2014 (the Foundation will not be accepting ADG applications for the month of December.)
A complete schedule of 2014 ADG deadlines can be found on the Grant deadlines page at http://www.hcfgkc.org/grant-deadlines
NOTE - Organizations seeking continuation grants may not apply any sooner than 90 days prior to the end of your current grant.
Once an online application is submitted, you will receive a brief acknowledgment email from the Foundation. If you do not receive the email within 24 hours please contact our office at 816.241.7006.
All Applicants must complete and submit an electronic Application with the following attachments:
501(C)3 Applicants Include the following attachments:
Governmental entities must include:
Please click the following link to :
Once you’ve began an application, please use the following link to log-in and RETURN TO A SAVED APPLICATION:
Please direct all ADG questions to:
Health Care Foundation of Greater Kansas City
2700 East 18th St., Suite 220
Kansas City , MO 64127
Please note that HCF Program Officers may choose to pend your request for various reasons, which could result in a longer review period.