Funding Opportunities

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation funds a wide array of research and initiatives to help address some of America’s most pressing health challenges.

In addition to opportunities presented through targeted grant programs and funding partnerships, we continually accept brief proposals for funding of new and creative approaches to building a Culture of Health.

Our current funding opportunities are listed below. If you have questions, view our Grant FAQs, or contact our Office of Proposal Management via email or at (877) 843-RWJF (7953), Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time.

Active Funding Opportunities



Interdisciplinary Research Leaders

This program seeks teams of researchers and community members who are committed to working together to produce community-relevant, action-oriented research to improve health and well-being.

Clinical Scholars

This program is a three-year fellowship for clinically active health care providers that aims to provide clinicians with the opportunity to build and develop the unique skills they need to lead communities toward a Culture of Health.

Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program (AMFDP)

The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program offers four-year postdoctoral research awards to increase the number of physicians, dentists, and nurses from historically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Health Policy Research Scholars

The goal of this program is to create a large cadre of diverse doctoral students from multiple (non-clinical, research focused) disciplines whose research, connections, and leadership will inform and influence policy toward a Culture of Health.

RWJF Sports Award

The RWJF Sports Award recognizing those in sport who display an innovative and collaborative approach to making their communities a healthier place to live.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

  • Raising Places
  • New Connections: Increasing Diversity of RWJF Programming

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Our Grant Programs

Learn about the types of programs and activities RWJF supports, and our grantmaking process.