de Beaumont Foundation: Grants for Public Health

OVERVIEW: The de Beaumont Foundation supports organizations addressing unmet needs and gaps in the public health space.

IP TAKE: This funder awards project specific grants as well as those to support general operating costs. de Beaumont supports organizations focus on social and environmental factors that impact the overall health of individuals and communities as a whole.

PROFILE: Pierre (Pete) de Beaumont established the de Beaumont Foundation in 1998 “[w]ith the broad purpose to relieve human suffering.” According to the foundation’s website, de Beaumont “[w]anted to have a broad mandate and supported a concentration on public health, where he thought his resources could make the biggest impact.” Grantmaking priorities currently include community health policies, cross-sector partnerships that impact community health, the public health system and workforce and growing the national dialogue to “[s]upport the drivers that improve health.”

Through its grantmaking, the foundation aims to advance policies to improve community health; build partnerships to create healthier communities, and invest in programs strengthening public health systems so public health professionals are better equipped to improve the overall health of their local communities.

de Beaumont grants can reach as high as $2 million; however, the majority of grants fall in the $25,000 to $250,000 range. Public health organizations receiving support from Beaumont in the past include the Association of School and Programs of Public Health, which received funding for its Philanthropy Fellowship program; and Health Data Consortium, which received funding for its Obesity Challenge. To learn more about the types of organizations de Beaumont supports and at what level, explore its Current Programs page.

The de Beaumont Foundation does not accept unsolicited grant applications or requests for funding.

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