Our Funding Opportunities

We provide grants to empower physicians in sustaining their medical practices, support the delivery of quality patient care and improve our health care system.

Our Grantmaking Priorities

Our grantmaking is intentional and focused—soliciting grants in four pillars guided by our strategic plan.

Physician Leadership

Strengthening collective and individual physician leadership across practice environments and at every career phase

Physician Wellbeing

Addressing the impediments to physician wellbeing while improving practice environments and professional fulfillment

Physician Perspectives

Lifting physicians’ perspectives in health care decision-making and policy-development

Drivers of Health

Building understanding of drivers of health and addressing their implications for patients and physicians

How We Award Grants

The Physicians Foundation’s Board of Directors considers proposals and awards grants through a solicited Request for Proposal (RFP) process. Currently, we are not accepting unsolicited letters of interest or other unsolicited requests for support. The 2024 calendar below summarizes key events by quarter.


Our Requirements

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    The program is focused on strengthening physician leadership, improving physician wellbeing, lifting physician perspectives or addressing drivers of health.

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    The organization is in the United States.

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    The organization is tax-exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or tax-exempt educational institutions.

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    The organization is not a private foundation as defined in IRC section 509(a).