The Street Medicine Institute is pleased to announce the opening of its 2024 Seed Grant award process!

SMI’s goal is to assist early stage street medicine programs in the United States – particularly in areas not currently served by street medicine – advance toward a more sustainable level of operation. Supported by the generosity of the Pulte Family Charitable Foundation, two successful grantees will each receive an award valued at over $14,000 to include:

  • $10,000 cash award (suggested use: backpacks, supplies, medications),
  • Street Medicine Consultation with SMI expert consultants(s) (valued at $3,000), 
  • Free Group Membership to SMI for one year (valued at $786), and
  • 3 free registrations for the 20th annual International Street Medicine Symposium scheduled for September 15-18, 2024 in Kansas City (valued at $900).

The SMI consultation will include one day on-site in the grantee’s community, along with up to 8-10 additional hours of telephone or video call support throughout the grant year. Awardees are encouraged to attend the full International Street Medicine Symposium and the Street Medicine 101 workshop as part of their consultative process. Grant applications are due April 30, 2024. 

Click here to read more about the award, review applicant criteria, and submit a Seed Grant application. If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].