Apply for a Health Care Grant

The Health Care Gap Fund Grant online application is open.

Please read below for more information about eligibility and selection.

Eligibility

WWIN selects grantees who are ready for transformational life change. Our grantees are determined and driven and have a deep desire to build a better future for themselves and their families. They are prepared to work towards improved health, sparking positive change for themselves, their families, and communities for generations to come.

Health Care Gap Fund Grants cover the cost of the following services for women who have Apple Health or Medicare insurance coverage:

  • Dental crowns and bridges, and root canals on permanent bicuspid and molar teeth
  • Glasses and contact lenses
  • In some cases, health care provider access issues, for reasons such as availability, geography, or language barriers (including for mental health care provider access issues)

The following are required criteria that you must meet before applying for a WWIN Health Care Gap Fund grant:

  • You must be female
  • You must be 18 years of age or older
  • You must have resided in Washington for the past three months
  • You must be a United States citizen or permanent resident, or a refugee or asylee to the United States
  • You must meet the following income guidelines:

Number  in household              Annual income
1                                                                 $16,642
2                                                                 $22,411
3                                                                 $28,180
4                                                                 $33,948
5                                                                 $39,716
6                                                                 $45,485
7                                                                 $51,253
8                                                                 $57,021

For each additional person, add $5,768

 

Health Care Gap Fund Grant applicants must also meet the following criteria before applying:

  • If you are a previous WWIN grantee, you must not have received a health care grant of any type (this includes a grant for physical, dental, vision, or hearing services; mental health counseling; or health insurance premium assistance)
  • You must be enrolled in Apple Health or Medicare insurance coverage
  • You must have made a reasonable attempt to use your Apple Health or Medicare insurance coverage for any services for which you are applying
  • If you have Apple Health and are applying for crowns, bridges, or root canals, you must provide a treatment plan from your dentist showing the necessary service
  • If you have Apple Health and are applying for eyeglasses or contacts, you must provide a prescription from your eye doctor showing the necessary service

 

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