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Patients as Partners: Advancing Equity

Grants to New York Organizations to Empower
Patients and Increase Healthcare Transparency

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth)

LOI Date:

12/08/20

Deadline Date:

02/18/21 1:00 PM

Description:

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Grants to New York organizations to help empower patients and inspire them to take an active and informed role in their healthcare. Applicants are required to submit a letter of inquiry prior to a full proposal. Applications are invited for initiatives that further one of the following strategies: promoting information transparency in price, quality, and patient experience and engaging patients as partners in health care and health policy decision-making. Priority will be given to organizations and projects led by people of color and projects that meaningfully engage consumers and patients from communities of color.

Patients must be more than bystanders in health care. At the clinical level, patients should be empowered to get their personal needs met and have a voice in their own health care decisions. At the policy level, patients and consumers should have a seat at the table to help drive and inform decisions that affect health care policy, quality, access, and costs in New York State.

But in practice, patients are often marginalized rather than placed at the center of the health care system. Numerous barriers minimize the patient’s role, especially for people of color. While all patients should be valued as partners, patients of color can face particular obstacles, including racism, bias, mistrust, and gaps in communication between patients and physicians.

While such patterns have existed for a long time, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted and deepened racial inequities across New York State. Citizens should seize the moment for change. Meaningful and trusted partnerships between health care providers and patients of color are essential for addressing these racial, ethnic, and cultural inequities and disparities in health care. Elevating and amplifying the voices of patients of color will help ensure that patients’ priorities, preferences, and experiences guide efforts to create a more equitable health care system, and ultimately to reduce and eliminate racial health disparities.

NYSHealth encourages proposals that draw from the latest evidence about emerging and best practices related to engaging patients, caregivers, and family members. Projects should address issues such as cultural barriers, trust, health literacy, and/or bias among health care providers and in the health care system.

Examples of eligible projects can be found at https://nyshealthfoundation.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Patients-as-Partners-RFP.pdf#page=3.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183496

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may apply for a grant of up to $200,000.

Term of Contract:

Project durations may vary. Some competitive projects can be completed more quickly and result in impact sooner than others. Larger, more ambitious projects may take longer to complete

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

To build the capacity of New York State-based organizations to advance the field, all applicants are required to be New York State-based.

Applicants may partner or subcontract with a non-New York-based organization if it officers resources and expertise beneficial to the project.

Projects ineligible for funding
- Projects that involve funding of ongoing services or activities similar to the normal activities undertaken by an organization.
- Projects that use funds exclusively for training staff and/or patients (e.g., implicit bias training, health literacy training). Projects can include a training component, but training needs to be part of a broader initiative.
- Capital expenses (e.g., buildings, vehicles, rent).

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Online Inquiry Form: December 8, 2020, at 1 p.m.
- Full Proposal (invited applicants only): February 18, 2021, at 1 p.m.

Applicants must first complete an online letter of inquiry form. The online letter of inquiry form and instructions are available in the Apply for Funding section of the NYSHealth website. The deadline for the online letter of inquiry form is Tuesday, December 8, 2020, at 1 p.m.

Applicants will usually receive feedback on their online inquiry forms within four weeks following the submission deadline.

Following a review of submitted online inquiry forms, selected applicants will be invited to submit full proposals, with a deadline of Thursday, February 18, 2021, at 1 p.m.

Applicants invited to submit a full grant proposal will be notified in April 2021 whether the project has been selected for funding. Receipt of grant funds is dependent on how quickly a grantee completes required fiscal due diligence materials, following grant approval.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Online Inquiry Form:
https://nyshealthfoundation.force.com/FGM_Portal__CommunitySignin

Technical questions regarding the online application system should be e-mailed to: grantsmanagement@nyshealth.org.

Programmatic questions regarding project ideas should be addressed to:
Program Officer MaKaya Saulsberry
Saulsberry@NYSHealth.org

Program Assistant Jannel Tillman
Tillman@NYSHealth.org

New York State Health Foundation
1385 Broadway, 23rd Floor
New York NY 10018

P: 212-664-7656
F: 646-421-6029

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: New York City;   New York

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