Apply for a grant

Welcome to the Buhl Regional Health Foundation Online Grant Portal. Please review the information below in order to apply for a grant.

Before You Begin


  1. The applicant must be a tax exempt, non-profit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. More Information
  2. The proposed grant request should align with the BRHF’s focus to improve the health and wellness of children. 
  3. Applicants must be within Mercer County and serve its population. 

You Will Need

  1. Contact information (you will enter this into the application)
  2. Letter of Inquiry (LOI) (you will enter this into the application)
  3. IRS Determination Letter (as proof of 501(c)(3) status) (you will upload this into the application)
  4. If you are a returning applicant, please have your User ID and Password (If you forgot your password, a reset option exists on the Logon Page)

Grant Exclusions

The Buhl Regional Health Foundation will not fund:

  • Individuals
  • For-profit entities
  • Lobbying/political campaigns
  • Debt reduction/existing financial obligations
  • Foreign operations or expenditures
  • Fundraising event sponsorship
  • Membership in civic organizations
  • Endowment support
  • Supplemental funding to previously awarded grants or existing programs.
  • Direct payment to a pediatric care provider.
  • Research projects, such as clinical trials.
  • Health fairs or other one-time events.
  • Additional expenses may be disallowed at the discretion of BRHF

This is not an exclusive list. Our staff, Grants Committee and Board of Directors will determine all inclusions and exclusions.

Video Tutorials for the Grant Application Process

Registration and Letter of Inquiry (LOI) Tutorial
Grant Application Tutorial
View the 2022 Grant Writing Workshop Series

Letter of Inquiry (LOI) Explanation

The Letter of Inquiry (LOI) allows us to understand your vision, goals, and plans for fund usage. It should provide us with an overview of your proposal, objectives, timeframe, and measurement criteria. You will supply this information when you apply online. You may want to assemble the following before applying:

  1. Your Project Name
  2. Your Project Summary (usually one statement)
  3. A description of community need and how it aligns with the BRHF’s mission, vision and focus.
  4. An overview of the project including timeframe, goals and objectives
  5. Projected outcomes and plans to monitor effectiveness
  6. The total cost of the project, any funding received from other sources, and the amount requested from BRHF

Grants Home

Additional information about the Grant proposal process and cycle, plus eligibility and exclusions.

How to Apply

More information on the grant process, LOI’s , eligibility, and how to submit an application can be found on the Apply for a Grant page.


Review a list of resources to help our community partners as well as grant applicants in research and data gathering.

Grant Portal

Ready to apply? Follow the button below to be directed to our online Grant Portal.


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