Mercy Health Foundation Springfield Grants


Since 2001, Mercy Health Foundation Springfield has provided more than $17 million in assistance for Mercy programs and community projects. Grants funded to the community are made possible by charitable distributions from unrestricted funds that have been established within the Community Foundation of the Ozarks.

Mercy Health Foundation Springfield seeks proposals that are consistent with the mission, vision and strategic initiatives of Mercy Health.


We are the people of Mercy Health Ministry. Together, we are pioneering a new model of care. We will relentlessly pursue our goal to get health care right. Everywhere and every way that Mercy serves, we will deliver a transformative health experience.


As the Sisters of Mercy before us, we bring to life the healing ministry of Jesus through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

Areas of Focus

Priority is given to projects that focus on community health improvements and address the following:

  • Focus on disproportionate unmet needs by delivering care to the uninsured and underinsured
  • Emphasis on disease management through a focus on health environments and behaviors
  • Collaborative partnerships to ensure healthy communities
  • Measurable outcomes on health care in our community

Mercy Health Foundation Springfield does not provide funding for capital campaigns, building and renovation projects, marketing and public relations expenses, sponsorship requests, or staff and personnel costs.

Grant Cycle

Grant Cycle Application Deadline Notification to Grant Recipients Grants Awarded
2013 August 2, 2013 October 21, 2013 November 26, 2013
2014 August 1, 2014 October 20, 2014 November 25, 2014

How to Apply

Grant applicants must complete the online application or download the application here.

Application packages will be returned for failure to include the following required documents:

  • Current letter indicating 501(c)(3) status
  • An audited project budget summary including all other funding or future support
  • A list of the organization’s board members and trustees
  • Organization’s mission statement
  • Please attach any project brochures or marketing materials (optional)


Completed proposals should be mailed or delivered to:
Mercy Health Foundation Springfield
Attn: Andrea Makoski
3265 S. National, Suite 205
Springfield, MO 65807

For more information, please contact Andrea at Mercy Health Foundation Springfield at 417-820-6111 or 417-820-9252.

For additional information about Philanthropy, read the Donor Bill of Rights. Contributions to the Mercy Foundations are fully tax deductible to the extent allowable by law.


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Suite 200
Springfield, Missouri 65807
Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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