Funded by the IRS, the PHI Public Health Investment Grant supports projects that enhance health equity and public health outcomes. This grant provides essential funding to organizations tackling critical health issues, promoting innovative solutions and impactful initiatives across the United States.


  • Organizations: Non-profit organizations, educational institutions, government agencies, and public health entities are eligible to apply.
  • Projects: Proposed projects must aim to improve public health outcomes, address health disparities, and demonstrate potential for significant impact. 
  • Geographical Scope: Projects can be local, regional, or national in scope but must be implemented within the United States.


  • Letter of Intent (LOI): Submit a Letter of Intent outlining your project idea and its impact on public health.
  • Full Application: Selected applicants will be invited to submit a full proposal, including a detailed project description, budget, and implementation plan.
  • Review Process: Applications will undergo a rigorous review by a panel of public health experts.
  • Notification: Applicants will be notified of their application status approximately three months after the submission deadline.

The application window for the PHI Public Health Investment Grant opens on April 1, 2024, and closes on June 30, 2024. Late applications will not be considered.



  • Amount: Grant amounts vary based on the project scope and requirements, ranging from $50,000 to $500,000.
  • Duration: Project funding is available for a period of 1 to 3 years, depending on project needs and goals.
  • Use of Funds: Funds can be used for project development, implementation, and evaluation. Administrative costs should not exceed 10% of the total grant amount.


What type of projects does the grant fund?

The grant funds projects aiming to improve public health outcomes, including but not limited to disease prevention, health education, and community health initiatives.

Can funds be used for overhead costs?

Yes, but administrative costs should not exceed 10% of the total grant amount.