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Qsource Community Partnerships 2018-06-20T12:10:59+00:00

Healthcare. Made Better.

Working with healthcare communities, providers, stakeholders and patients, Qsource improves the quality, accessibility and delivery of health care to improve health outcomes. As a 501(c)(3), nonprofit entity, our corporate mission is to serve healthcare communities, but our organization’s employees and corporate culture extend this mission well beyond office walls.

We believe in corporate responsibility through community service and we know the value and achievement that can be realized through collaborative partnerships, working together toward common goals for the common good. We care about making healthcare better, making a real difference in our communities and contributing to a better quality of life for everyone.

To further demonstrate this commitment, we’re proud to launch a new Qsource Cares initiative—Qsource Community Partnerships (QCP). The purpose of Qsource Community Partnerships is to support our communities by providing financial and other corporate resources to programs and initiatives aimed at achieving improved health outcomes in the communities we serve, while also energizing Qsource in the delivery of that support.

General Requirements

Letter of Interest (LOI)

LOI Deadline: Applicants must complete a short form and submit a simple Letter of Interest (LOI) in order to be considered for a Qsource Community Partnership (QCP) grant. The deadline for submitting the completed form and LOI to Qsource for the FY 2019 QCP grants funding program is August 21, 2018 11:59 PM (CST).

LOI Document and Format:  On July 15, 2018, Qsource will post the QCP FY19 Application Form on its website here. Qsource prefers to receive the applicant’s form and LOI electronically, but will also provide a downloadable form and LOI template that can be submitted by email. Applicants must complete the Letter of Interest (LOI), (no more than 3 pages, standard 8.5 x 11” letter size), by the August 21, 2018.


QCP Funding Focus: Qsource seeks to fund projects or programs that align with Qsource’s mission. Further, QCP FY19 grant awards will focus on funding projects designed to drive impacts in at least one of the following priority areas, to:

  • Address local community health needs
  • Serve as a catalyst for innovation
  • Improve one or more health outcomes

Eligibility Requirements

What We Fund: To be eligible for funding, applicants must be nonprofit organizations that are organized and operated for charitable purposes and recognized by the IRS as tax-exempt public charities under Sections 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Accredited public educational institutions and governmental agencies without an IRS determination letter may also be eligible to receive grants. All applications are subject to Conflict of Interest (COI) review and approval.

Geographic Requirements

Qsource currently limits its funding of Qsource Community Partnership grants to programs and projects conducted within these states:

Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Missouri | Nebraska | Tennessee

Grant Application Form

Application Scoring Tool

The QCP Administrator facilitates the Qsource Community Partnership grants initiative and serves as the primary contact for Qsource Community Partnerships. The Administrator can be reached at this email address QCP@Qsource.org for general questions or inquiries regarding QCP.
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