Access to Health Care
The Access to Health Care iFund program was designed to support organizations that provide basic and preventative health care, including mental health, dental, and hospice services, to those who would not otherwise have access to such services due to economic, social, or geographic reasons.
- Submit a Letter of Intent (LOI)
All potential applicants must fill out an online LOI form no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023. To complete an LOI, go to our online grant portal (click here) and refer to the instructions on the homepage to log in.
- Complete an Official Application
If you meet the eligibility requirements, you will receive an email granting you access to the official application. The deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023.
Please direct all login and access questions to [email protected].
Up to $40,000
- Grant Application Opens: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
- Grant Information Meeting: 3 p.m. on Thursday, November 9, 2023
- Letter of Interest (LOI) Deadline: 5 p.m. on Friday, December 8, 2023
- Grant Application Deadline: 5 p.m. on Friday, December 15, 2023
- Decision Notification Timeline: End of February 2024
Grants are awarded to charitable organizations providing basic and preventive health care to individuals who would not otherwise have access to such services.
If my organization received an Access to Health Care iFund grant last year, am I eligible to apply this year?
You may reapply this year if the following conditions have been met:
- The funds have been fully expended
- All follow-up grant reports have been submitted
- The program successfully met its goals
My organization has a current grant through one of the other iFund opportunities (Opportunities for Children or Services for Older Adults.) Am I eligible to apply for the Opportunities for Children iFund grant?
Yes, but only if it is for a different program. We will not consider funding the same program with two different iFund grants.
Can an organization submit a Letter of Interest or grant application for more than one project during a single iFund grant cycle?
No. OCCF will accept only one application from an organization during a single ifund grant cycle.
Are applications submitted online?
We have moved to a new grant management program. Both the Letter of Interest and Application will be submitted through our online grant portal.
Check out the top of this page for more info!
Will the organizations that apply receive notification if they are not approved?
Yes, all organizations that submit an application will be notified of funding decisions by the Notification of Funding Decision by the end of February 2024.
What is the logic model which is referenced in the grant application and follow-up reporting?
A logic model is a visual tool that depicts the shared relationship between the resources, activities, outputs, outcomes and the intended impact of the program. Click here to view the logic model.
Mercy Health Foundation Oklahoma City – $25,000 to provide mammograms, biopsies, ultrasounds, genetic counseling, translation services, MRIs and specialist appointments for Black and Hispanic females age 40 to 65.
The Oklahoma Caring Van – $10,000 to provide immunizations for youth who qualify for the Vaccines for Children program or who are uninsured.
Mental Health Association Oklahoma – $20,000 to provide street medicine and service navigation to individuals experiencing homelessness and in permanent supportive housing units.
Planned Parenthood Great Plains – $25,000 to provide health care visits and STI testing for uninsured young adults.
Calm Waters Center for Children and Families – $20,000 to fund grief-counseling scholarships.
Pivot – $34,000 to support a clinic drop-in center, in partnership with Variety Care, for young adults age 16 to 24 who are experiencing homelessness or couch homelessness.
Community Health Centers – $26,000 to provide mammograms and breast exams for uninsured women
Positive Tomorrows – $2,500 to provide lice treatments for youth experiencing an extreme case of lice.
Oklahoma Dental Foundation – $30,000 to provide veterans with the oral care need to receive dentures in partnership with D-Dent.
City Care – $20,000 to provide oral health care to individuals transitioning out of homelessness, in partnership with Oklahoma Family Dentistry.
Skyline Urban Ministry – $25,600 to fund a one-year nutrition and exercise education program for individuals identified through Skyline’s programs.