• Eligibility

    • Applicant must be a Chapter or Chapter Foundation of the American Academy of Family Physicians and a 501(c)(3) organization or a 501(c)(6) organization.
    • Funding will only be made to support philanthropic activities.
    • Grants will not be made to individuals or endowment funds. Grants will not be made to support political campaigns or the lobbying any public official, or for Chapters or Chapter foundations to accomplish fundraising. Grant applications that fail to comply with all eligibility and submission requirements will not be considered for funding.


    • Read FMPC Grant Awards Guiding Principles and Process for a complete overview of the program, requirements, and grant award process.
    • Proposed projects should align with one of the following FMPC priority areas:  
      • Student and/or Resident project: Focuses on education, research, and/or humanitarian opportunities for students (high school, undergraduate, or medical students) and/or Family Medicine residents.
      • Member Outreach project: Focuses on education, research, and/or humanitarian opportunities that target AAFP Family Physician members.
      • Public Health project: Focuses on the health of families and communities by promoting healthy lifestyles; conducting research and/or providing education for disease and injury prevention; and/or projects that are humanitarian or service in nature that improve health of individuals or communities.
    • Complete the budget requirement by downloading the Budget Worksheet and uploading the completed form with your application
      • FMPC funding request must be at least 70% for program services with a maximum of 30% for staff and administration. (For example, if total FMPC request is $2,000, staffing and administration cannot exceed $2,000*.30=$600.)
    • Submit a final report upon the completion of the project period, due no later than August 15 in the year after the award was granted.
      • A no-cost extension of the final report may be granted. Extension requests must be emailed with a proposed due date to Veronica Roberts by July 15.


    Key Dates

    • 2022 Project Period: July 1, 2022 through June 30, 2023
    • 2022 Final Report: Due by August 15, 2023
    • 2023 Application Period: January 1 - February 28
    • 2023 Award Notification: Late May
    • 2023 Project Period: July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024
    • 2023 Final Report: Due by August 15, 2024

    How to Apply

    The application period is open from January 1 to February 28. Apply through the online portal by clicking on the Apply Today button below.  Note: The length of the application, budget and all attachments is limited to a total of 12 pages.

    Submission Deadline

    The deadline to apply is February 28 at 11:59 PM Central Time. Late applications will not be accepted.

    Sample Grants

    The following are sample grant applications for each of the three FMPC Priority Areas:

    • Member Outreach project(5 page PDF): This sample application provides training and materials that strengthen members' ability to offer high quality medical and palliative care services to their senior patients.
    • Public Health project(9 page PDF): This sample application supports a pediatric obesity intervention pilot project with 21 participating practices within their service area.
    • Student-Resident project:(5 page PDF) This sample application supports engagement of residents and students with the Chapter's Annual Meeting.

    Grant Writing and Final Report Resources

    FMPC Grant Writing Tips and Score Sheet Details.(7 page PDF)

    FMPC Grant Writing Final Report Tips.(4 page PDF)

    FAQ: How many applications can I submit?

    Each state is limited to submitting a total of three (3) grant applications per year, but only one (1) application per project. Applications can be submitted by the Chapter, Chapter Foundation, or a combination of the Chapter and/or Foundation.

    FAQ: Do you accept requests for continued funding for same/similar projects?

    Yes, there is no limit on the number of times that a grant project can receive funding from the FMPC.

    Additional Questions?

    Contact Veronica Roberts at vroberts@aafp.org or by calling 913-906-6239.

    FMPC Grant Award Projects

    Award Announcement

    The 2022 FMPC Grant Awards, announced in May 2022, awarded $38,750 to 21 Constituent Chapter/Chapter Foundation projects. The titles of these projects are listed below by FMPC Priority Area and include a website link to the Chapter or Chapter

    Foundation that received the award. Family Medicine Philanthropic Grant Awards: 2022 Recipients by Priority Area

    Member Outreach Projects

    Public Health Projects

    Student and/or Resident Projects