• 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.
    • Application must address one or more of the health care priorities of the FMPC: member outreach, public health, and resident/student support.
    • 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.)

    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.

    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.

    You can also view Sample Grants, which provide an example from a funded application in each of the three FMPC Priority Areas: Member Outreach; Public Health: and Student-Resident.

    Submission Deadline

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

    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?

    Projects that have received FMPC funding within the past three funding cycles must show, in the application, that the project has been expanded or be enhanced in some way to justify continued FMPC grant consideration. There is no limit on the number of times that a grant project can receive funding from the FMPC.

    Application Review & Sample Score Sheets

    The FMPC Steering Committee serve as FMPC Grant Award reviewers. Reviewers receive a protocol that accompanies the scoring sheets based on the type of project funding the applicant selected. View sample score sheets for new project(1 page PDF)first year project(1 page PDF), and existing project(1 page PDF). Each application is scored by four reviewers, including one physician reviewer, and the final score is the average of the four reviewers’ scores.

    Grant Final Report Requirements

    • 2021 FMPC Grant Award Final Report Form(2 page DOCX) and Request for Extension. The deadline for 2021 FMPC Grant Awards Final Report is August 15, 2022. A no-cost extension must be received by no later than July 15, 2022.
    • All written requests should include the due date being proposed and an explanation of why the extension is needed. Requests should be emailed to Veronica Roberts.

    Award Announcement

    Family Medicine Philanthropic Grant Awards: 2022 Recipients by Priority Area

    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.

    Member Outreach Projects

    Public Health Projects

    Student and/or Resident Projects


    Please email Veronica Roberts or call 913-906-6239.