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Advancing Sustainable Innovation:

 

INNOVATION INITIATIVE (i2) $1 MILLION MILESTONE-BASED CHALLENGE GRANT
One of the most efficient ways we can support population health improvement is by helping innovations succeed, scale and achieve sustainability.

We believe that your zip code, race, socioeconomic status, gender or ability should not determine your life expectancy. Through the i2 program, we help nurture and scale sustainable solutions aimed at closing gaps in health equity. We have supported (and have continued evolving) this innovation initiative since its inception in 2010.

Our 12-month capacity building and mentorship of 2022 i2 candidates is underway, with a finalist expected to be announced at the beginning of 2023. Details of the 2022 Innovation Initiative can be found here.

i2 finalists announced
Announcing the Five Finalists. These finalists were chosen from a group of 10 semifinalists, following eight weeks of workshops and mentoring, and a hybrid virtual/in-person pitch event on July 13 which included a panel of 17 evaluators, comprised of community residents, AHF Program Committee members and AHF staff. Read more.
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Meet Our Resident Leaders. As part of our ongoing journey toward more inclusiveness in our work with those who represent the populations that we are ultimately trying to impact, this year’s i2 evaluation committee includes five Resident Leaders. These individuals were selected from an application and interview process. They live in San Diego County and have experienced significant barriers to accessing high quality healthcare services. Read more.

Past i2 Grantees

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DOCFULLY

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Docfully

Telemedicine for Homeless
2019
$500K

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VIZER

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Vizer

Fitness App for Altruism
2019
$500K

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MULTICULTURAL HEALTH FOUNDATION

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MultiCultural Health Foundation

Prevention Alliance
2018
$1M

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SOMALI FAMILY SERVICE OF SAN DIEGO

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Somali Family Service of San Diego

RefugeeVaccination Education
2017
$1M

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INTERFAITH COMMUNITY SERVICES

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Interfaith Community Services

Recovery & Wellness Center
2016
$1M

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MENTAL HEALTH SYSTEMS

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Mental Health Systems

North Inland Mental Health Clinic
2015
$765K

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ACCESS YOUTH ACADEMY

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ACCESS YOUTH ACADEMY

Hoover High Partnership
2013
$550K

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UC San Diego Student-Run Free Clinic

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UC San Diego Student-Run Free Clinic

Wirelessly Observed Therapy (WOT)
2012
$1M

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2-1-1 SAN DIEGO

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2-1-1 San Diego

Community Information Exchange
2011-Current
$4.5M+

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SOCIAL INTEREST SOLUTIONS

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Social Interest Solutions

One-e-App
2010
$1.05M

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CHAMPIONS OF HEALTH

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CHAMPIONS OF HEALTH

Text4Baby
2010
$440K

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