Category Descriptions for Health & Medicine Focus Area

  • Diseases, Disorders and Disciplines: Promotes medical disciplines by providing direct services or advocating for public understanding and support.
  • Patient and Family Support: Offer wish granting programs, camp programs for individuals diagnosed with a specific disease/disorder; housing, financial or travel assistance and other services for family members and patients diagnosed with a serious illness; grief support services; other health related support for patients at various life stages.
  • Treatment and Prevention Services: Services devoted to providing direct medical services and educating the public on ways to prevent diseases and reduce health risks.