ADG Application Process

Application Process Interested organizations must submit an application. Applications are reviewed monthly by program officers (with the exception of December). Awardees will be notified of their funding by email, by visiting the Health Forward website, or by signing up for our press release email list. Note: Health Forward is working to improve and upgrade our technology and grantee interface for applications and reporting. We hope these improvements will deliver a more user-friendly and efficient process for all of our partners. Information about the new application process will be available in early 2019.
Updated applicant defined grant resources will be available in early 2019. Download all documents required for your applicant defined grant application. Read instructions for opening zip files.
  Application Requirements
  • Narrative proposal template (in zip file)
  • Application and reporting budget template (in zip file)
  • Optional attachments
    • Program logic model & outcome measurement framework
    • Applicant defined grant checklist (in zip file)
  • 501(c)3 Applicants
    • IRS letter of determination
    • Copy of your organization’s most recent IRS 990 Report (nonprofit tax return)
    • Copy of your organization’s most recent financial audit
    • Board-approved current fiscal year operating budget for your organization
    • Roster of your organization’s board of directors with diversity information (race and gender)
  • Governmental Entity Applicants
    • Copy of enabling statute/legislation or official description of purpose
    • Copy of authorized budget or current financial statement
    • List of elected/appointed officials who oversee the entity’s performance
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