February 14, 2012

Alliance Healthcare Foundation Announces New Funding Programs and Priorities

Programs to improve health and wellness in San Diego and Imperial County described at February 15th Funding Forum

SAN DIEGO, California (February 13, 2012)- Six months after joining Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) as executive director, Nancy Sasaki and AHF is hosting a Funding Forum to engage the nonprofit community in dialogue around the Foundation’s new funding programs and priorities, internal organizational shifts, and how the community and foundation will work together in the future to solve the region’s most pressing healthcare challenges.

AHF provides three grant programs to support nonprofits working to improve the health and wellness of San Diego and Imperial County’s underserved communities. AHF’s Responsive Grants program provides funding in a timely manner of up to 25k to organizations with special opportunities to increase their capacity, impact or staffing abilities. Through the Mission Support Grants program, AHF aims to catalyze real, sustainable change in San Diego & Imperial County by funding organizations that are challenging the status quo, improving operations and trying new solutions to entrenched community problems. These funds (25-100k) may be used for general operating expenses. The third funding program offered by AHF is the Innovation Initiative (i2) Grant program. In its third year, this single grant of up to $1M aims to fund a nonprofit or group of nonprofit presenting an innovative program to increase the capacity and coordination of the healthcare delivery system.

More information on all three programs will be provided at the February 15th event.

  • What: Alliance Healthcare Foundation’s Funding Forum
  • When: February 15, 2012 8:30-11:00a.m.
  • Where: Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, 404 Euclid Avenue, San Diego, CA 92014


A light continental breakfast will be served.

About Alliance Healthcare Foundation

Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) works to advance health and wellness for the most vulnerable – the poor, working poor, children and the homeless in San Diego & Imperial Counties. We look for ways to collaborate with nonprofit, government and community agencies to further this goal.

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