Grant Application Process and Timeline

2021 Timeline:

1. Applicants must submit a Letter of Intent (LOI)

  • The Foundation seeks innovative patient safety projects and welcomes those focused on telehealth, diagnostic error, and COVID-19.
  • The LOI cover page/instructions are now available: Download Cover Page
  • Please review Grant Eligibility and Criteria and FAQs before submitting an LOI.
  • LOIs will be accepted through end of business, Monday, March 22, 2021.
  • LOIs must be submitted by email to apply@tdcfoundation.com.
  • Submission of an LOI is in no way a guarantee of funding.
  • LOI submissions will be evaluated by The Doctors Company Foundation.
  • After submitting an LOI, applicants may be contacted by Foundation staff and asked for clarifications and/or revisions and resubmission.
  • Applicants will be notified by May 14, 2021, via email, that either:
    • They are invited to submit a full proposal, or
    • Their project is not a good fit for The Doctors Company Foundation.

2. Applicants who have been invited to submit a full proposal will receive an application form.

  • Full proposal application forms and all accompanying documentation are due by end of business, Monday, June 21, 2021.
  • An invitation to submit a full proposal is in no way a guarantee of funding.
  • Full proposal applications will be evaluated by The Doctors Company Foundation.
  • Applicants will be notified of The Doctors Company Foundation's Board of Directors’ funding decisions in late August 2021.