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



NJHI Next Generation Community Leaders

NJHI programs provide communities with the resources to engage teams of 10-15 youth and build their skills and capacity to become future community leaders.

Upcoming Funding Opportunities

  • Culture of Health Leaders
  • Clinical Scholars
  • Interdisciplinary Research Leaders
  • Health Policy Research Scholars

Other Engagement Opportunities

BUILD Health Challenge

The BUILD Health Challenge will award 17 grants to communities across the country. Register for one of three webinars which will provide an overview of the BUILD Health Challenge and application requirements.

Webinar dates: Dec. 12, 2016, Dec. 15, 2016 and Jan. 31, 2017.

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Our Grant Programs