Available Grants

Pandemic Response Medical Equipment & Supply Grant

Overview

The Patterson Family Foundation has opened a Pandemic Response Medical Equipment and Supply Grant for Rural-serving Kansas & Missouri* hospitals and care providers. This funding opportunity is to financially assist with medical equipment or supplies that would improve the safety, care, or comfort of inpatients or staff during this difficult time. Requests may range between $1,000 and $100,000.

* Available to select Western Missouri counties within the region highlighted here..

Application Instructions

Please review this entire page, including program overview, criteria, and instructions before applying.   You may also refer to the Frequently Asked Questions. Allow 20-30 minutes to complete the application.  Progress will not be saved on the form prior to submission.

Deadline

Applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. CDT on October 20, 2021, or until the allocated program budget is spent.

Eligible recipients:

  1. Are a rural-serving hospital or care provider in a Kansas or Missouri* county with less than 50,000 total population
  2. Are a nonprofit, or have a related charitable nonprofit entity that can receive the donation
  3. Provides care for patients with COVID-19
  4. Have obtained formal price quotes for equipment or supplies and validated a timely delivery and installation upon purchase
  5. Can attest to having the appropriate licensed staff in place to operate any equipment that will be purchased using these funds

* Available to select Western Missouri counties within the region highlighted here.

Application Process

Please review the application questions in advance. At the end of submission, you will have the option to receive a copy of the answers you provided. Progress will not be saved on the form prior to submission. All information provided in the application will be kept confidential. Please refer to our Privacy Policy.

Limit one (1) Application per eligible hospital or care provider. Applications shall be submitted online via this website.

Restrictions

By submitting an Application, you will represent and warrant that the Application conforms to these Terms and that you understand that the Patterson Family Foundation, in its sole discretion, may disqualify the Application for any reason, including if it determines, that the Application fails to conform to these Terms in any way or otherwise contains unacceptable content as determined by the Patterson Family Foundation, in its sole discretion. Recipient promises to use any grant funds for the specific purpose represented in these Terms.

Supporting Documentation

Finalists considered for an award may be contacted by the Patterson Family Foundation for additional information, including nonprofit documentation and supplier quotes* as part of the review process.
* Applicants should identify the equipment and/or supplies needed, and obtain a recent quote for all items they intend to purchase using award funds.

Consideration of Applications

All Applications will be reviewed, based on the following: feasibility of funding request set forth in Application, extent to which the grant will help support local COVID-19 vaccination efforts or implement innovative solutions to address COVID-19 vaccination barriers and related challenges, and how the grant might help the applicant potentially leverage additional funds. 

The Patterson Family Foundation reserves the right not to provide a set amount of grants or to award no grants if, in its sole discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified Applications.  The Patterson Family Foundation will not reveal the judging or scoring of any Applications. Should the Applicant wish to opt out of the potential sharing of data, the Applicant shall notify the Patterson Family Foundation in writing. 

Notification to Grant Recipients

Applicants will be notified of their grant application status via email by an associate of Patterson Family Foundation. Grantees approved for this opportunity will be required to execute and return a Grant Acceptance Letter within five (5) days of date of issuance. If a potential grant recipient does not respond to the initial notification within the time period stated and all required documents are not returned within the specified time period, a grant notification is returned as undeliverable, or a potential grant recipient is not in compliance with these Terms, resulting in forfeiture of any potential grant and, at the Patterson Family Foundation’s discretion, another applicant may be selected. 

Upon receipt of the Grant Acceptance Letter, the Patterson Family Foundation will issue payment to the applicant provider. After funds have been received, the grant recipient will be required to submit a letter of receipt within five (5) days of receipt of the payment.

All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the grant recipient. Grant recipients may not substitute, assign, or transfer a grant.  All terms and conditions and details of the grant including the grant value and exact number of grants awarded are at the sole discretion of the Patterson Family Foundation. Grants are limited to one (1) per hospital. 

Liability Release

By submitting an Application, each applicant agrees to fully and finally release, indemnify, discharge and hold harmless the Patterson Family Foundation and its respective parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and the respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, counsel, advisors and representatives of the foregoing (collectively, “Released Parties”) from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from applicant’s Application, applicant’s participation in the Program or any Program-related activity, applicant’s acceptance of or use of the grant and/or Patterson Family Foundation’s use of the rights granted herein. 

General Release

By applying for the grant, Applicant hereby consents to any use by the Patterson Family Foundation, its staff or advertising agencies, of Applicant’s name as a grant recipient. Applicant also releases the Patterson Family Foundation and any affiliate or agent from any liability incurred in connection with the use of Applicant’s name as a grantee in any reporting or promotional materials.

General Conditions

Released Parties are not responsible for incomplete, lost, late, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, or undelivered/unreceived  Applications, messages, email or mail; or for lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications or failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure or jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties, or other errors or difficulties of any kind whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printed or otherwise relating to or in connection with the Program. 

FAQS


Eligible recipients: 1. Are a rural-serving hospital in a Kansas or Missouri* county with less than 50,000 total population 2. Are a nonprofit, or have a related charitable nonprofit entity that can receive the donation 3. Provides inpatient care for patients with COVID-19 (will be verified using state-level public health data) 4. Have obtained formal price quotes for equipment or supplies and validated a timely delivery and installation upon purchase 5. Can attest to having the appropriate licensed staff in place to operate any equipment that will be purchased using these funds
Information submitted either on or related to this grant application is only accessible by the Patterson Family Foundation staff. The Foundation will not release any sensitive information gathered during this process, unless approved by applicant.
The Patterson Family Foundation is powered by a passionate, talented team that is personally committed to improving the wellbeing and livelihood of the places we care about. Meet our team by visiting "Who We Are" linked above.
We are geographically focused on Kansas and Western Missouri counties with fewer than 50,000 residents in areas of heath care, education, and rural resilience. Please visit "How You Fit In" to view a map of our catchment.
Applicants are expected to provide honest, complete answers and cooperate with reasonable requests from the Foundation. Additional supporting documentation may be asked or required, depending on each grant opportunity's requirements. All funds will be distributed directly to the applicant via check or wired funds (based on eligible amount).
The application will take approximately 20-30 minutes to complete. It is a combination of multiple choice and free text questions.
Funding opportunities from the Foundation are currently by invitation only. If you have a request, please use the Contact form at the bottom of this page.
For questions, please contact us using the form below.
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Our goal is to financially assist with medical equipment or supplies that would improve the safety, care, or comfort of patients or hospital staff during this difficult time. We know that in a pandemic, every moment matters, which is why we are committed to a quick and thoughtful review of all applications.

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