We seek to accomplish these goals with four key funding priorities:
This information is intended to provide a framework for the strategies and priorities in the Sojourns funding track. Grant request amounts vary, but generally range from $50,000 or up to $100,000 per year with multi-year funding considered. Request amounts should be reflective of the size and scope of both the project and the organization. In order to be competitive in the application process, all projects should include:
Support from the organization’s leadership.
Alignment between the organization’s core mission and the proposed project.
Well-defined project goals and measurable objectives.
An evaluation plan that includes measurement tools and techniques.
A plan to communicate outcomes and lessons learned to appropriate audiences.
Diverse or potentially diverse funding sources and sustainability plans.
Interdisciplinary Team with Physician Champion.
If not already completed or if completed more than 2 years prior to the grant period, at least 2 members of the team must attend training by the Palliative Care Leadership Center at UCSF. The cost will be added onto the grant amount paid for by Cambia Health Foundation.
Commitment from executive leadership to maintain the program beyond the grant.
In kind support of 50% from your organization.
Applicant organizations must be a nonprofit (501c3) or public entity.
Nonprofit hospitals, hospices, or other healthcare organizations are eligible.
To learn about our annual awards program please visit our Sojourns Awards Program page.
Although we do accept unsolicited proposals through an on-line application that starts with a letter of inquiry, potential applicants are highly encouraged to contact foundation staff to help determine if there is a potential fit with our strategies and priorities. Please visit our contact page to connect with Foundation Staff.
Please visit our grant application center.