The Greater San Francisco service area includes the City and County of San Francisco (served by our San Francisco Medical Center on Geary Blvd.) and the northern part of San Mateo County (served by our South San Francisco Medical Center on El Camino Real).

In addition to providing subsidized health care and coverage for low-income people, Kaiser Permanente engages the community with a variety of resources including: service grants to address identified health needs, donations and sponsorships to support events and activities of our community partners, in-kind donations and volunteers, and technical assistance from our clinicians and healthcare experts.

Grants

Kaiser Permanente provides financial support to local nonprofit health and human service organizations that serve low-income, under-resourced communities.  Grants must address the priority health needs identified in the last Community Health Needs Assessment.

The Greater San Francisco service area conducts two annual competitive grant solicitations — one for services in San Francisco, and a separate solicitation for services in north San Mateo county.  This competitive RFP process is the only opportunity in 2019 to request grant funding from Kaiser Permanente in San Francisco and South San Francisco.

San Francisco – 2019 Grants:

Kaiser Permanente San Francisco will issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) on Monday, February 11, 2019 for direct service grants to address the priority health needs – Access to Care, Healthy Eating/Active Living, Behavioral Health – through specific strategies and expected outcomes.  The RFP will be published on this web page with an announcement sent by email.  To assure your organization is on the RFP announcement list, contact Keturah Bush (link at the bottom of this page).

 South San Francisco – 2019 Grants:

 Kaiser Permanent South San Francisco will issue a Request for Proposals on Monday, January 28, 2019 for direct service grants to address the priority health needs – Access to Care, Healthy Eating/Active Living, Behavioral Health – through specific strategies and expected outcomes.  The RFP will be published on this web page with an announcement sent by email.  To assure your organization is on the RFP announcement list, contact Keturah Bush (link at the bottom of this page).

Sponsorships

Kaiser Permanente in the Greater San Francisco Service Area partners with community-based organizations to support events and activities addressing our identified health needs, and promoting healthy lifestyles, education, workforce development, and environmental stewardship. To secure the levels of approval necessary to authorize a donation, we require all requests to be submitted at least three months before the date of your event/activity.

See the attached Greater San Francisco Sponsorship Guidelines  for eligibility criteria, funding categories, and instructions to submit the initial email and online application. For further information about the sponsorship request process, email GSF-sponsorships@kp.org or call 415-833-9508.

San Francisco Community Investment Reports

Community Health Needs Assessment

We are proud to share with you our San Francisco and South San Francisco 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) report. The report reflects Kaiser Permanente’s long-standing commitment to working with other organizations to address the most urgent health needs in the communities we serve.

Conducting these assessments and making them available to the public is also important in meeting new federal requirements outlined in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. We invite you to view the Community Health Needs Assessments for each Kaiser Foundation Hospital and submit comments on our CHNA web page.

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Kaiser Permanente Greater San Francisco Community Benefit Team

Jim Illig, Community Health Manager
Keturah Bush, Contributions Operations Specialist

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