Learn about the types of grant programs and activities the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation supports through our grantmaking. 


Evidence for Action

Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity prioritizes research to evaluate specific interventions that have the potential to contribute to dismantling and counteracting the harms of structural and systemic racism.

What We Fund 

We fund programs that inspire bold ideas and encourage solutions rooted in health equity. 

La Harpe, KS - July 31, 2017 - Christian Jackson (17) and Kiefer Endicott work at the Regional Technology Center, established by Ray Maloney and winner of the 2016 Thrive Allen County award for community excellence.

Awarded Grants

Our grantees and partners are critical in helping us build our vision of a Culture of Health—rooted in equity, where every person has a fair and just opportunity to live their healthiest life possible.

Key health care stakeholders have joined forces to work towards improved quality of health care available to the rural, low-income population of Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, CA. Aligning Forces for Quality. (AF4Q).

Grantee Stories

Meet the people working to advance health equity from the ground up, applying innovative ideas and solutions to help us build a Culture of Health.

Downtown Gaffney, South Carolina 2016. Visitors Center. Gaffney Pedestrian Planning Meeting.  Daniel Foster leading the room / meeting.

Our Research

Here’s a collection of RWJF-supported research.

Downtown Gaffney, South Carolina 2016. Visitors Center. Gaffney Pedestrian Planning Meeting.

The Grant Process

Who develops our grant programs? What criteria and objectives must be met? Learn what makes up our grant process and the types of programs and activities we support in our mission to build a Culture of Health. 

Algoma, WI COH 2017.  Jody Adersons's "Eat Right for Live Class" held at WS Packagaing. Diane Paye (left) and Bhing Wanless (right) are employees at WS Packagaing that have been active students and participants in the class.

Grantee Resources

Are you looking for planning and preparation guidance? Do you need help with your reporting or require additional resources after you’ve been awarded a grant? We’re happy to help.