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Grant Request Funding

University of Kansas
Medical Center Auxiliary, Inc.
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Mail Stop 4041
Kansas City, KS 66160

Below are details on 2019-2020 grant funding. The application site will open at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 15, 2019. 

Previously awarded grants can be found here: KU Auxiliary: Making a Difference


The KUMC Auxiliary is seeking your requests for funding of appropriate projects during the 2019-2020 fiscal year. The submission deadline is Oct. 1, 2019 or when 50 requests have been submitted if before Oct. 1, 2019. All applicants will be notified about the outcome of their requests in early November 2019.  Projects should be started in late 2019 and completed by April 15, 2020. 

Criteria for the project/grant requests from all schools, departments and/or divisions:

  • They should benefit the organization's patients, employees, students or staff.
  • They should support the mission of the Health System or University.
  • They should be ineligible for funding from any other existing source.
  • Be specific but brief as to items requested, costs (include shipping and handling), suggested vendors and photos.
  • Total cost of project should be no more than $3,000.
  • They should be started in 2019 and completed by April 15, 2020.

Please note: to encourage brevity, a letter of approval from your supervisor/director is no longer required but please list his/her name, title and e-mail address.
Supporting documents should be sent to Rita Clifford. You will be notified by the committee of the approval or denial of the request in early November 2019. 

***In order to prepare your application materials prior to the opening date, you can click here to view the form questions. 

Deadline October 1, 2019
To fully complete the Project Funding Request form do the following:
1. Complete the online form.
2. Gather the following documents

  • Project description, including purpose, be brief please
  • Benefit/Cost breakdown
  • Photos (if applicable)

3. E-mail all attachments to Rita Clifford. Please include the Project Title in your e-mail so we can match submissions.
4. Hospital requests should be discussed with Britnee Moore at for appropriate hospital purchasing resources (Value Analysis Team). Quotes for goods or services that are not sourced through current hospital vendors are subject to delay if funding is approved by the Auxiliary Committee.


We look forward to receiving your requests. If you need further information, please contact Rita Clifford at rcliffor@kumc.edu 

Last modified: May 15, 2019
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