Michigan Pharmacy Foundation (MPF) provides grant funding for projects that support its mission to advance pharmacy leadership, education and research and to promote pharmacy practice to the highest level of patient care. Over more than 20 years, the Foundation has awarded in excess of $275,000 in grant funding for projects that advance the profession.
MPF accepts grant applications from individual pharmacy professionals, including student pharmacists and residents, pharmacy organizations, colleges of pharmacy and pharmacy businesses in Michigan who desire to obtain funding for a project that promotes the mission of MPF in the state. It is important that these individuals or organizations conduct business without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, national origin or any other characteristic protected by law.
Applications are due by Nov. 10, 2023. Grant determinations will be made by Jan 15, 2024.
Applications will be reviewed for completeness and submitted to the MPF Board of Trustees for funding consideration. Determinations are typically made in January of the following year. Grant requests may be fully or partially funded or denied. A site visit or interview may be scheduled before a final decision is made. In some cases, applicants may be requested to provide additional information. When additional information is requested, the applicant will be granted 30 days to respond to the request.
Grantees must sign an acceptance agreement and agree to the Foundation’s funding terms and will also be required to submit an interim and final report. Additionally, grantees will be requested to attend an event to present program outcomes or communicate the value of the grant program to prospective applicants.
The Board of Trustees reserves the right to award grants at any time, based on the mission and strategic interests of the MPF and the evolving needs of the pharmacy profession. MPF may also consider requests outside of the traditional competitive process if they meet the following criteria:
- The emergency is caused by forces of nature or events outside of the control of the organization (this does not include most financial emergencies).
- The timing of the request is of an urgent nature and, therefore, precludes consideration in the regular grant cycle.