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Dr. Corinne Walentik Leadership in Health Award

Award to a Missouri Individual in an Eligible Area for
Contributions to the Health of Vulnerable Populations

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH)

Deadline Date:

07/08/19 4:00 PM CST


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Award of $2,500 to a Missouri individual from an eligible area to recognize outstanding contributions to the health of vulnerable populations, especially children. Criteria for the award include commitment, leadership, impact, and the creation of positive change in the local health care environment. Preference will be given to individuals who are mid-career with a commitment to continued service to vulnerable children in Missouri.

In addition, a $25,000 award will be made to an organization of the recipient’s choosing.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 183808

Estimated Size of Grant:

The award recipient will receive a personal award of $2,500, and a $25,000 award will be made to an organization of the recipient’s choosing.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The nominee must agree to participate in the selection process and must reside in the MFH region. The MHF region includes 84 Missouri counties and the city of St. Louis.

The organization selected by the recipient must be a nonprofit organization exempt from federal tax under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and must also be located in the MFH region.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations must be received no later than 4 p.m. on July 8, 2019. Late or incomplete nominations will not be considered for review. Please email complete nomination packets to the Foundation.

- Nominations Open: April 8, 2019
- Nominations Due: July 8, 2019
- Winner Notified: Sept. 20, 2019
- Formal Announcement and Presentation: Dec. 18, 2019

Finalists will be asked to participate in an interview process.

The formal presentation of the award will take place at the MFH Annual Dinner in St. Louis the evening of December 19, 2018.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please email complete nomination packets to

If you have questions about the Dr. Corinne Walentik Leadership in Health Award please email or call:
Courtney Stewart, Vice President of Strategic Communications
(314) 345-5505

Missouri Foundation for Health
415 South 18th Street, Suite 400
St. Louis, MO 63103

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Missouri