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    Grants

    Extending the reach and impact of donation dollars

    We not only try to improve the health and well-being of children directly through our programs, but we also work with non-profit organizations around the world that are making an immediate, positive impact on children who need it most. Grants to these organizations extend the reach and impact of RMHC and move donation dollars quickly through to areas in their time of need.

    Grants in Action
    We extend our reach by awarding millions of dollars to organizations who focus on providing access to health care.

    CONGRATULATIONS DECEMBER 2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS! (THANK YOU!)

    American Academy of Pediatrics Inc.

    Teaching neonatal resuscitation techniques in resource-limited areas of Africa through its “Helping Babies Breathe (HBB)” program. The goal is to have at least one person skilled in neonatal resuscitation at the birth of every baby benefitting 1,000,000 children.



    Burma Humanitarian Mission 

    Training and equipping backpack medics who administer healthcare services to 14,000 children annually in the conflict zones of northern and eastern Burma, via 10 backpack medic teams.



    Carolina For Kibera

    Providing health education training to Community Health Workers and bridging the gap between health facilities and the community benefiting 5,000 children and decreasing childhood mortality rates in Kibera.



    Global Emergency Care Collaborative 

    Training non-physician clinicians to provide acute, emergency care services that could save the lives of approximately 1,200,000 acutely ill and injured children in Uganda.



    National Children's Alliance (NAC)

    Providing access to Evidence-based Mental Health Assessment for Abused Youth ensuring
    that 500 abused children with mental health needs in Mississippi receive services specifically
    targeted to their trauma symptoms.



    Partners in Health

    Transforming child health in rural Haiti by enhancing nursing training and quality to develop nurse leaders and educators, impacting the lives of 136,000 children. 



    Reach Out and Read

    Ensuring kindergarten readiness for 3,000 children in the U.S. in the form of individually
    tailored early literacy advice and new, age-appropriate children's books through its “Rx for
    School Success Project.”


    ReSurge International

    Training medical trainees in the “ReSurge International in Vietnam: Advanced Surgical
    Training (ReVAST)” program that will provide reconstructive surgeries to approximately
    365 children in Vietnam next year and train 18 new physicians who will treat more than
    5,400 children within the next five years.


    Seva Foundation

    Preventing blindness and restoring sight for 32,000 Cambodian children through community based eye care education and medical eye services in partnership with the Angkor Hospital for Children.


    Application will open NExt Year

    The deadline for grant applications is now closed. A new cycle will open in July, 2015.


    For more information on the RMHC Global Grant guidelines, please click here.


    Questions? Please contact grants@rmhc.org

    Previous Grants
    Click here to download a list of past RMHC grants.

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    RMHC STORIES

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      Such a Blessing to My Family

      My husband and I often talk about the miracles we would have missed if we had given in to our fears and doubts about adding to our family of six by adopting a beautiful little girl from China. Or if we had let our inexperience as parents to a special needs child keep us from bringing two more beauti... Read More

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      Helping RMHC Provide Comfort and Care to RMHC Families

      When my daughter was born at just 31 weeks last fall, we suddenly found ourselves spending day and night at the Charleston Area Medical Center (CAMC). We wanted to be with Aspen as much as possible while she was in the NICU. Our family was so blessed to be able to stay at the Ronald McDonald House C... Read More

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      Heads or Tails?

      On her birthday, 14-year-old Francesca of Mantua, Italy, learned that she had myelodysplasia leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant. She would have to leave home and stay in a hospital that was more than an hour from her home to undergo medical treatment. It was the worst birthday possible. An... Read More

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      Martin Vu

      While each Ronald McDonald House is astonishingly unique, they were all designed with one simple premise in mind – to be a warm, welcoming home away from home for families traveling to receive critical care for their child. Equipped with laundry facilities, full service kitchens, playrooms, and lovi... Read More

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      Togetherness

      It’s funny. We used to pass each other in the hallways at school all the time. We kind of knew each other, but weren’t exactly friends. Now, thanks to a special place called the Ronald McDonald House, we’re friends – very close friends.   Today, friendship means a lot more to us. While we both have ... Read More

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      Love for RMHC Runs in my Family

      When I was born, my parents learned that I had a heart defect called ‘transposition of the great vessels’ that required open heart surgery. The next day, I was flown from Tallahassee, Florida, to Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. My parents drove the two and a half hours from Tallahassee to G... Read More

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      Forever Grateful for RMHC

      When our two-year-old daughter Avery suddenly became very ill over Labor Day weekend two years ago, my husband Ryan and I rushed her to our local hospital. The ER doctors did a CAT scan and immediately transferred Avery to Rainbows Children’s Hospital in Cleveland, OH. When the helicopter arrived to... Read More

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      Comfort, Care and Support

      After a long and difficult labor, Katie Bloodworth’s precious new baby finally arrived.  But the doctors and nurses in the delivery room began working on her urgently.  Katie and her husband had no idea what would happen next.  They were scared; baby Ellen wasn’ t making a sound. Thankfully, baby El... Read More

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      A Love Story

      Landri’s story is one of love. Pure and simple. From her adoption, to her care to the Ronald McDonald House in Camden, New Jersey that made it possible; love has helped her fight, stay strong, put one foot in front of the other and thrive. 

       

      Landri is the youngest in the Hellinga family. After ... Read More

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      Christina

      When you are 900 miles from your home, sitting in a room in the hospital, hearing that a mass was discovered in your chest and it’s Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, the first thing that pops into your head, is ‘why me?’ Soon after, when you find out that you have six months of chemotherapy and radiation ahead an... Read More

     

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