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HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund for Non-Profit Organizations


The Community Foundation of New Jersey is seeking applications for its HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund to support innovative efforts by online health advocates to serve and assist patient communities.

Donor Name: Community Foundation of New Jersey

State: All States

County: All Counties

Type of Grant: Grant

Deadline: 06/20/2023

Size of the Grant: $5,000


Health-focused online communities and blogs have come to inspire, educate, and mobilize both patients and caregivers. Patients look to them for support and help in managing their condition better.

Specifically, the HealtheVoices™ Impact Fund will fund innovative projects that:

  • Engage, inform, and empower patients
  • Coalesce and strengthen the advocate community
  • Create patient communities, combatting stigma and isolation
  • Projects aimed at reaching communities that are often marginalized or excluded
  • Provide education for patients on how to be an effective patient advocate

Grants will be given to new, innovative ideas that best meet the fund objectives and may not be given to fund support for existing or ongoing advocate activities.

Preference Given To

  • Initiatives targeting underserved populations or healthcare disparities
  • Projects where measurable outcomes are identified
  • Initiatives addressing high unmet areas or those with large scope of impact

Funding Inforamtion

Grants will be awarded at a value of $5,000.

Parameters for Funding

The projects submitted for funding should be to benefit the public good of the patient community, and elements of the application should meet the following characteristics:

  • Discrete in nature with an identified deliverable
  • Can be focused on any chronic disease or across chronic diseases
  • Applicant must be a United States citizen or a 501c3 organization

Eligibility Criteria for Non-Profit Applicants

  • Board of a minimum of five independent members
  • Be in existence for at least two years
  • Filed either a 990 or 990-ez
  • A profile in GuideStar
  • Minimum operating budget (annual expenses) of $15,000
  • Operating budget (annual expenses) cannot exceed $250,000

Additional Requirements

  • Defined deliverables and measurable outcomes
  • Anticipated completion of project within 12 months of receipt of funds
  • Online project status report submitted at 6 months and final online grant report submitted at 12 months
  • Willingness to share project and experience, if requested, with other online advocates
  • Agreement to disclose on any project materials that funding for the project was provided by the HealtheVoicesTM Impact Fund at the Community Foundation of New Jersey which was established through a charitable contribution from Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Ineligible for Funding

Funding will not be provided for the following:

  • Capital (defined as construction and building related)
  • Research · Events with a fundraising element
  • Trips/tours or time/expenses associated with travel
  • Political groups or candidates for office
  • Sectarian and religious organizations that do not serve the general public on a nondenominational basis
  • Endowments
  • Medicines or medical treatments, including education discussing these in any specificity

For more information, visit CFNJ.


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