Prime Health Foundation - Our mission is to support opportunities that demonstrate potential for improving the health of our community.

Application Procedures

Prime Health Foundation has two grant categories, annual grants and discretionary fund grants, with different requirements.

Annual Grants

Applications for annual grants are accepted once per year and must be submitted by August 15, or the next business day, if that date falls on a weekend. Decisions are typically finalized in December, and grants funded in the first quarter of the following year.

Annual grant amounts vary based upon the scope of the request and the funding amount available for that year.

Historically, the Foundation has favored giving smaller monetary grants to a larger number of organizations. Amounts typically range from $10,000 to $50,000. In general, the Prime Health Foundation does not support capital campaigns.

Application Requirements for Annual Grants

Applications will be due August 15 by electronic submission to Verification of receipt will be sent to the email address of the contact person provided on the application cover page. If mailed, proposals must have a postmark of no later than August 15. Annual Grant recipients will be expected to complete the mid-year progress report due July 1st following receipt of the funds.


Discretionary Fund Grants

Each year, the board chair may approve small grants from the Discretionary Fund, typically ranging between $500 and $2,500. Discretionary Fund grants have been used to support health-related fairs, conferences and events, media or arts programs on health issues, and equipment and supplies.

Requests are accepted at any time and decisions are generally made within 60 days of receipt.

To request a Discretionary Fund grant, please submit a letter and any pertinent materials to

Prime Health Foundation 10021 Jefferson KCMO 64105