The Humana Foundation invests in nonprofit organizations that address the barriers keeping people from overcoming social determinants of health.
Social determinants of health are the conditions under which people are born, grow, live, work and age that impact overall health and well-being.
More than $191 million has been funded by the Humana Foundation since 1981 to support the communities we serve1.
Our focus areas for investments in the Southern U.S. are:
Our current focus areas for Louisville investments are:
Humana Foundation funding opportunities are available to higher education institutions and non profit organizations or public entities that are 501(c)(3) tax exempt.
For our 2018 annual grant cycle, nonprofit organizations implementing programs in one or more of the following communities are being considered:
The Humana Foundation will not provide funding for the following instances:
The Humana Foundation will not knowingly provide support to organizations that discriminate against a person or group on the basis of age, political affiliation, race, national origin, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, or religious belief.
Your request may not be considered if you do not meet these eligibility requirements, or if your proposed project does not align with the Foundation’s strategic focus.
Requests for Application (RFA) will be accepted between April 1–27, 2018 from organizations implementing programs in eligible communities. Please visit the Humana Foundation website on April 1, 2018 to access the link to complete an online RFA.
RFAs will be reviewed by the Humana Foundation and all applicants will be notified of the status of their RFA by May 11, 2018.
Selected organizations will be invited to submit online applications, between May 14 – June 1, 2018.
Grant investments will be awarded in the summer of 2018. All applicants will be notified of the status of their request and selected.
The Humana Foundation is not able to provide a printed copy of your submitted RFA or grant proposal.Submit RFA
A strong application should be data-driven, evidenced-based, sustainable, scalable, and financially stable.
All grant recipients must use the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Healthy Days Survey to measure impact along with one or more of the following validated survey tools:
If you are a national nonprofit that operates in several of the communities we serve, you only need to submit one Request for Application. Be sure to list all the communities where you plan to implement your project.
Contact us with any questions, comments, or issues with our grant application process.
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