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Funding Opportunities

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We’re seeking sustainable solutions that address adverse Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) with the goal of generating long-term positive health outcomes. This strategic approach is designed to achieve two objectives—capital access for those who have little or no other opportunities for funding and positive health impact by addressing structural barriers to create opportunities for being healthy. The SDOH as we define them are:

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Access to Health
& Health Care

Food Security
& Nutrition


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Economic Resilience & Poverty Reduction

Social Impact Fund

Current grant and investment opportunities

We’re seeking applicants for the American Heart Association’s Social Impact Funds who are addressing social determinants of health challenges impacting residents in the following locations.

We fund sustainable solutions focused on access to health care, housing, and affordable and healthy food; economic empowerment; or closing the educational achievement gap in under-resourced communities. Applicants may be non-profit organizations or for-profit social enterprises.


Investment application window:
March 5, 2024 (8:00 a.m. CST) –
April 25, 2024 (5:00 p.m. CDT)

New York City

Investment application window:
March 25, 2024 (8:00 a.m. EDT) –
May 23, 2024 (5:00 p.m. EDT)


Investment application window:
April 22, 2024 (8:00 a.m. EDT) –
May 23, 2024 (5:00 p.m. EDT)


U.S. and/or Puerto Rico
Investment application window:


The Empowered to Serve Business Accelerator™

Empowering social and health tech entrepreneurs through training and funding.


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