Grants Overview

Our grant programs address improved health and access to quality, high-value care by targeting health disparities, physical health, behavioral health, substance use disorder, mental health, maternal-infant health, health inequities and the social determinants of health through health care research and innovative health programs.

We're interested in innovation, evidence-based and community-generated solutions to improve the Michigan's health through access. Get more information about our grants and how to submit a concept paper (PDF).

  • Who's eligible: 
    Non-profit organizations that provide direct treatment services to Michigan’s health disparate populations

Grant amounts and deadlines vary year to year. 

  • Who’s eligible:
    Michigan physicians interested in research to improve health care
  • Grant amount:
    Up to $10,000
  • Deadline:
    Varies. See the program's page for details.
Physician investigator research award program
  • Who’s eligible:
    Michigan nonprofit community organizations
  • Grant amount:
    $3,500
  • Deadline:
    Varies. See the program's page for details.
Proposal development award
  • Who's eligible:
    Michigan researchers who want to improve health care
  • Grant amount:
    Up to $75,000
  • Deadline:
    Varies. See the program's page for details.
Investigator initiated research program
  • Who's eligible:
    Michigan nonprofit community organizations
  • Grant amount:
    Up to $25,000 a year for two years
  • Deadline:
    Varies. See the program's page for details.
Community health matching grant program
  • Who's eligible:
    Doctoral and medical students attending Michigan universities
  • Grant amount:
    $3,000
  • Deadline:
    January 29 each year
Student award program