We encourage grant seekers to discuss proposal ideas with Foundation staff by telephone, personal appointment or email before submitting a proposal. This will help confirm basic funding compatibility. All proposals need to focus on improving the health of low-income vulnerable populations in Allen County, Indiana.

Health and Wellness: Grants are available for health and wellness services, refugee & immigrant health, and prenatal & infant care. Grants typically range from $5,000 to $35,000.

Medical Equipment: The Frederick J. Pfeiffer Fund is for capital improvements, or acquiring medical or surgical equipment. Grants typically range from $5,000 to $10,000.

Service to the Poor: The Blessed Mary Catherine Kasper Award is for agencies serving the poor. Grants are up to $1,500 annually.

Healthcare Education: The Dr. Louis and Mrs. Anne Schneider Fellowship Fund is for continuing healthcare education. Grants are up to $2,000 annually.

Burn Care and Prevention: The Burn Care and Prevention Fund is for the improvement of the overall readiness of the community in burn care and burn prevention. Grants are up to $10,000.

Raymond Rosenberger - Minette Baum Award: This award honors an individual who provides diligent and faithful service to alleviate human suffering or to enhance the quality of life of a person afflicted with illness or injury. The award recipient is nominated by the St. Joseph Community Health Foundation.