Please Note: The grant information below is for historical information only. Our 2013 application deadline was March 20, 2013. Please visit our website in the winter for information about our 2014 grants.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center Area provides grants to local nonprofit health and human service organizations that address these needs among vulnerable populations:
Need I: Access to Health Insurance Coverage and Health Care Services
- Focus on providing access to health insurance and primary health care services, including specialty care, vision, dental, and mental health for uninsured and underinsured individuals.
- Primary Target Population: The uninsured and/or underinsured adults and children with limited or no access to health insurance and health care services.
Need II: Chronic Disease Prevention, Education, and Management
- Focus on improving education, prevention, early detection, and treatment of chronic diseases with an emphasis on heart disease, diabetes, asthma, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.
- Primary Target Population: The uninsured and/or underinsured with limited or no access to health care services.
Need III: Disproportionate Rates of Obesity, Overweight, and Related Conditions
- Focus on initiatives and partnerships that promote healthy eating and active living to combat increased obesity rates through medical, environmental, and social changes.
- Primary Target Population: Disadvantaged and/or underserved populations.
To be eligible for a Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center Area Community Benefit grant, an applicant organization (or fiscal agent), must currently operate as one of the following types of organizations:
- 501 (c)(3) tax-exempt organization with a 509 (a) designation indicating that the organization is not a private foundation
- 501 (c)(19)
- 501 (c)(8) or 501 (c)(10) operating under a lodge system and only if used solely for charitable purposes and serving the general community
- A local, state, or federal government agency, including any of its subdivisions that perform substantial governmental functions
In addition, organizations must:
- Provide direct services to disadvantaged and/or underserved populations that address funding priorities identified in the Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center Community Health Needs Assessment
- Provide the proposed services within the geographic boundaries of Kaiser Permanente Panorama City and Antelope Valley Medical Centers’ service areas, which include the communities of the Eastern San Fernando Valley: Arleta, Lakeview Terrace, Mission Hills, North Hills, North Hollywood, Northridge, Pacoima, Panorama City, San Fernando, Sepulveda, Sherman Oaks, Sunland, Sun Valley, Sylmar, Toluca Lake, Tujunga, and Van Nuys. In the Santa Clarita Valley: Canyon Country, Castaic, Newhall, Santa Clarita, Saugus, Stevenson Ranch, Val Verde, and Valencia. In the Antelope Valley: Acton, Lake Hughes, Lancaster, Little Rock, Llano, Palmdale, and Pearblossom.
- Must be in “Good Standing” by submitting all required documents, progress (if required), and/or final reports in a timely manner for all previous grants. (Refer to previous grant documents to confirm deadlines). Organizations with overdue documents, progress, and/or final reports will be deemed non-responsive and are not eligible to apply.
Kaiser Permanente Panorama City Medical Center Area Community Benefit will generally not consider funding requests from international, social or recreational clubs, or for the following:
- Sports teams and tournaments (e.g., golf, tennis, walks, and runs)
- Religious purposes
- Partisan political activities
- Endowments or memorials
- Re-granting purposes to other organizations
Community Benefit grants will not be awarded for activities, events, or programs organized or solely sponsored by alcohol, tobacco, or pharmaceutical companies.
We do not provide grants for academic research, capital campaigns, event sponsorships (including community health fairs), or political campaigns.
If you have any questions about Kaiser Permanente's grants program, please contact Amy Wiese, Sr. Community Benefit Health Specialist, at