The Healthcare Initiative Foundation was established as a 509(a)(3) grantmaking organization in 1973 as the Suburban Hospital Association Maryland Foundation. In 1980 the scope of giving broadened and accordingly the name changed to the Suburban Maryland Health Foundation. The current name, Healthcare Initiative Foundation, dates from 2002. The Foundation operated anonymously until 2007, when the board hired the Foundation’s first staff person to facilitate the grantmaking and begin to build a public presence. On July 1, 2012, the Healthcare Initiative Foundation transitioned from a 509(a)(3) charitable support organization to a 501(c)(3) private foundation.


Discretionary grants program (Healthcare Initiatives Foundation)

Posted on October 17, 1999 by Healthcare Initiatives Foundation

On October 26, 1999, the Board of Trustees of the Healthcare Initiatives Foundation established the Trustees’ Choice Award program. The program recognizes the volunteer service of members of the Board of Trustees by allowing them to recommend discretionary grants to qualified recipients. The amount that may be awarded by each Trustee on an annual basis is $10,000. The amount is… Read More