Quail Roost Foundation: Grants for Global Health

OVERVIEW: Quail Roost does not restrict its modest sized grants to specific global health concerns; however, it seems to prioritize women’s health, maternal health, and child health.

IP TAKE: Quail Roost appreciates building long-term relationships with its grantees making it more difficult for new grantseekers to secure funding. 

PROFILE: Based in New Mexico, Quail Roost is a small foundation takes its name from Harriet and Elmer Heubeck Jr.’s Quail Roost Farm. It invests in animal welfare, education, emergency relief, health, home community (Taos County, NM and surrounding areas), justice, and sustainability.

Quail Roost divides its budget evenly across six main areas of giving, which includes international health concerns. The foundation does not impose geographic restrictions on its grantmaking and supports projects in several developing countries. Quail Roost also applies a broad approach to is global health grantmaking; however, it appears to be particularly interested in women’s health, maternal health and child health.

Grant amounts range from about $2,000 to $10,000. The foundation’s board has a discretionary grant program that ranges from $50,000 to $100,000, but these grants tend to support local projects in New Mexico. To learn more about Quail Roost’s grantees, explore its grants page.

Quail Roost tends to develop relationships with its grantees for multiple grant cycles. The foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals. However, it seeks “organizations and projects for which small amounts can make a measurably large impact.”


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