The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital is committed to supporting research and programs that advance patient care at Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital, Siteman Cancer Center, Washington University School of Medicine, Barnes-Jewish College Goldfarb School of Nursing, and community organizations in St. Louis.
Grant awards to our partners are made possible through the generosity of our donors.
To determine which awards you are eligible for and to request support, please register and create a profile on our Grant Opportunity Web Portal, or browse below for the types of available grants.
If you have a question about grants, please contact [email protected].
Designated Funding and Endowed Chair Funding Requests
Many of our donors set up funds to support the research and patient care initiatives of physicians at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine through a designated fund or endowed chair. If you are a current recipient of a donor-directed designated fund or hold an endowed chair through the Foundation, you may request support online from your fund through our Grant Opportunity Web Portal.
Project Award Grants
The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital provides non-research grant support to Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine faculty members for the advancement of the shared mission of both institutions. Project Awards support capital and equipment, education and training, and patient care.
- These applications are considered with others on a competitive basis.
- At least one letter of support from a Washington University School of Medicine Faculty Member must accompany any application submitted by a Resident or Fellow.
If you would like to request support through our project award grant program, please create a profile and submit your application through our Grant Opportunity Web Portal.
Community Support Grants
The Foundation's Community Support Grants program seeks to provide the most impactful funding to not-for-profit organizations for new projects (seed funding) or to increase capacity in existing projects that will improve health care in the St Louis metropolitan area.
These small grants will have an effect on at least one of the following areas:
Reducing health care disparities
Fostering strong community health care networks
Health wellness and prevention
Quality health care education
Applications are accepted throughout the year and are reviewed on a quarterly basis. The majority of the approved grants are for less than $50,000. Requests for ordinary operating expenses, operating deficit coverage, and/or event sponsorship are not eligible.
If you would like to request support through our community grant program, please create a profile and submit your application through our Grant Opportunity Web Portal.
Siteman Investment Program—Cancer Frontier Fund Requests
The Siteman Investment Program and Cancer Frontier Fund supports innovative cancer research of physician-scientists at Siteman Cancer Center. If you have been awarded funding through the Siteman Investment Program or Cancer Frontier Fund, please request your funding through our Grant Opportunity Web Portal.
Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) Funding Request
The Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS) is a partnership between Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine that awards competitive research funding for one year. If you have been selected for an ICTS award, please submit a request for your funding through our Grant Opportunity Web Portal.