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					 Funding Opportunities at
the Robert Wood Johnson
       Foundation

          Steve Downs
      Senior Program Officer
             About the Foundation

• Mission:
  – to improve the health and health
    care of all Americans
• Size:
  – approx. $8 billion in assets
  – approx. $400 million in annual
    grants
• www.rwjf.org
        Grantmaking Framework

•   Targeted Portfolio
•   Human Capital Portfolio
•   Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
•   Pioneer Portfolio
      Grantmaking Framework

• Targeted Portfolio
  – to help address specific systemic
    problems in health and health care
    over a defined period of time
• Human Capital Portfolio
• Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
• Pioneer Portfolio
               Targeted Portfolio

• Health
  – protecting people through policies
    proven to reduce tobacco use
  – expanding and improving treatment
    for abuse of alcohol and drugs
  – strengthening the leadership
    capacity and information
    infrastructure of the public health
    system
  – halting the growing epidemic of
    childhood obesity
                Targeted Portfolio

• Health Care
  – improving the quality of care for
    those with chronic conditions,
    focusing on outpatient settings.
  – reducing racial and ethnic
    disparities in health care
  – transforming the practice of nursing
    and care at the bedside
  – raising public awareness to ensure
    coverage for all Americans
      Grantmaking Framework

• Targeted Portfolio
• Human Capital Portfolio
  – to promote leadership in and
    improve the current and future
    health and health care workforce
• Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
• Pioneer Portfolio
       Grantmaking Framework

• Targeted Portfolio
• Human Capital Portfolio
• Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
  – to promote innovative community-
    based solutions to health that, in
    combination with social factors,
    affect health and health care
    outcomes for society’s most
    vulnerable people
• Pioneer Portfolio
        Grantmaking Framework

•   Targeted Portfolio
•   Human Capital Portfolio
•   Vulnerable Populations Portfolio
•   Pioneer Portfolio
    – to explore and create new or
      especially innovative and high-risk
      approaches to our grantmaking
          Health e-Technologies

• $10.3M national program run by
  Brigham & Women’s Hospital
  – Directed by David K. Ahern, Ph.D.


• Supports research which
  evaluates the effectiveness of
  eHealth applications for health
  behavior change and chronic
  disease management
 Health e-Technologies (cont.)

• First grant round
  – two types of grants:
     • Outcome Evaluation
     • Methodology & Design
  – currently reviewing final proposals
• Second grant round
  – coming late 2003 or early 2004
• www.hetinitiative.org
                  Contact Info



Steve Downs
sdowns@rwjf.org
609/627-7636

				
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