Medical Assistance Grants: Hearing RFP

Vitalyst Health Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $240,000

Anticipated deadline: Mar 29, 2022 4:00pm PDT

Applicant type: Indigenous Group Government Entity College / University Nonprofit

Funding uses: Project / Program

Location of project: Maricopa County, Arizona

Location of residency: United States

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Medical Assistance Grant Request for Proposals

Hearing Screening and Treatment

Vitalyst Health Foundation is seeking proposals for the 2019-2022 Medical Assistance Program (MAP) in the area of hearing screening and treatment.

Background: Vitalyst Health Foundation was created when the St. Luke’s Hospital System was sold in 1995. In keeping with the hospital’s long tradition of charity care establishing the Medical Assistance Grants. Vitalyst is seeking proposals for hearing screening and services that leverage existing resources and maximize existing benefits.

Goal: The goal of the Medical Assistance Grants is to improve access to healthcare through direct service for low-income individuals, leveraging existing resources and improving the quality of care to underserved populations in Maricopa County.

Use of funds: Funds are for direct services (such as screening, training, surgeries), program development related to direct services, and client related equipment (such as regular and specialty aids, assistive devices and adaptive equipment).

Grant amount and terms: Vitalyst has approximately $220,000 available to award per year for a three-year grant cycle. Grant amounts generally range between $50,000 to $150,000 per year, for a three-year grant award.

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  • Grant Requirements:
    • Individuals receiving direct services must have family incomes of less than 150% of the Federal Poverty Level – for 2019 this is $18,210 for one person. Exceptions can be made based on approval by Vitalyst.
    • All services are to be provided to individuals residing in Maricopa County.
    • When providing direct service, the grantee must keep a log of the individuals receiving service.
    • The grantee must submit quarterly reports based on the scope of work and number of individuals served.