Integrative Health and Healing

George Family Foundation


Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $500,000

Deadline: Rolling

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: General Operating Expense, Applied Project / Program, Education / Outreach

Location of project: Preferred: Counties in Minnesota: Anoka County, Carver County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Scott County, Washington County Other eligible locations: Minnesota, Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County Expand all

Location of residency: Minnesota, Counties in California: Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Napa County Expand all

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Overview:

NOTE: While we are open to a limited number of new possibilities, we do not accept unsolicited proposals. We are proactive and highly selective in seeking new funding partnerships. To be considered for an IHH grant, you must follow our Letter of Inquiry (LOI) process.

Grantmaking

Since its founding, the Foundation has developed trusted working relationships with grantees, building sustained engagement. 

The George Family Foundations supports programs, organizations and initiatives that transform lives by working to change the systems affecting those lives.

Integrative Health and Healing

Vision:

Transforming healthcare to enable people and communities to increase health and wellbeing and to educate individuals to take responsibility and advocate for their own health and wellbeing.

Strategies:

  • Support the further acceptance and practice of integrative medicine (IM) and integrative health and healing (IHH) in Minnesota in health care settings and in the community.
  • Support select and overarching organizations that educate and train health care providers in the principles and practices of integrative medicine and integrative health to work in a team-based, inter-professional way.

Types of organizations and programs we fund:

  • Innovative Minnesota healthcare institutions that embrace and demonstrate a plan to expand whole-person, integrative medicine-based model of care.
  • Community organizations in Minnesota (primarily in Minneapolis/St. Paul) that support and educate individuals to take responsibility for their own health and wellbeing.
  • National organizations that promote integrative medicine principles and practices.
  • Programs that support the development of strong inter-professional health care teams.
  • Self-care training programs for healthcare professionals.
  • Public relations efforts that advance IM/IHH.
  • Programs and projects that put pressure on healthcare-related institutions that oppose change.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.

Eligibility:

  • The George Family Foundation focuses on single- and multi-year programmatic grants, but does not make capital or endowment gifts.
  • We focus geographically on Minnesota-based organizations and other communities important to the George family.
    • (Currently these are Minneapolis/St. Paul, the Vail Valley, and the San Francisco Bay Area.)

Preferences:

  • Priority is given to organizations that share synergies between two or more of our grantmaking focus areas.
    • Environment, Authentic Leadership, Spirituality & Mindfulness, Youth Development, Community.

Ineligibility:

  • *Note: We do not support “health and healing through the arts” programs.
  • The George Family Foundation will not support the following:
    • Capital (bricks and mortar) or endowment campaigns
    • Grants directly to individuals
    • Organizations and/or programs without a U.S. non-profit tax status
    • Organizations with a 501(c)(4) tax status


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