Opportunity Grant Initiative

Medtronic Foundation Opportunity Grant Initiative: Request for Application (RFA)

Medtronic believes that all people deserve access to quality healthcare and well-being, and through the Medtronic Foundation, we seek opportunities to demonstrate sustainable and innovative solutions to expand access and improve health outcomes for underserved populations around the world. As we look to the future, we acknowledge there is a gap in resources needed to meet the demand for healthcare for the underserved- especially for chronic conditions and noncommunicable diseases. We recognize that in addition to new resources, we need to ensure existing resources are deployed more efficiently. We are looking to identify partners for a learning collaborative around how healthcare can be more efficiently delivered to improve health outcomes for all.

 

Thank you for your interest in this RFA. At this time, this opportunity has closed and all submitted applications are currently being reviewed.

 

Funding Guidelines

Medtronic Foundation is seeking project ideas to test or scale solutions that improve the efficiency of healthcare delivery by addressing gaps in distance, time or people, while leading to demonstrable health outcomes for underserved populations.

Successful applicants will receive a one time, one-year grant for US$50,000-US$100,000, and will participate in a global learning collaborative facilitated by the Medtronic Foundation. Up to ten (10) grants will be awarded. 

Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations of any type (i.e. for-profit, nonprofit, social venture, university, etc.) and based in any location are eligible to apply

Timeline:

Please note that due to overwhelming interest and a strong pool of applications, we are still in the process of reviewing grant proposals and expect to be in touch with finalist candidates later this month or in early August. Please check back here for updates in the coming weeks.

How to Apply:

Organizations may apply using one of two methods outline below. Organizations may submit responses in their native language, using either of the two submission methods.

Method and language of submission will not be considered when selecting projects. If you have any questions on submitting your application, please check out our FAQ, or email MDTFoundationOpportunityGrants@arabellaadvisors.com.

Webinars:

The Medtronic Foundation hosted two webinars for interested applicants to learn more about the Opportunity Grant application process. During the webinar, we discussed more about the application process, eligibility requirements, and timeline for the Opportunity Grant program, and answered frequently asked questions about the program. You can view a recording of each of the webinars below.

Confidentiality Statement:

By responding to this Request for Application (RFA), the submitting organization agrees to keep confidential all information, whether written or verbal, concerning the business and affairs of this prospective project- the Medtronic Foundation and its associated companies. All information furnished by any applicant to the Medtronic Foundation under this RFA, or in contemplation of a contract shall be considered the property of Medtronic. This RFA is not an offer to contract and represents a Request for Applications only. The successful applicants will be required to execute an Agreement with the Medtronic Foundation that will govern the rights, duties and obligations between the parties. The Medtronic Foundation reserves the right to accept or reject any or all proposals, waive any anomalies in proposals, negotiate with any or all applicants, and modify or cancel the RFA.