Programs
National Programs

Aging & Quality of Life

This program aims to improve the quality of life for older Americans by preparing physicians to provide better care for frail older people.   

This initiative is driven by invitation only. Periodic Requests for Proposals (RFPs) may be announced; however, unsolicited proposals are not accepted.

Journalism

This program focuses on investment in high-quality journalism education and practice, with particular interest in business journalism and in training journalists who serve smaller communities.

This initiative is typically limited to current grantees. Unsolicited proposals are rarely approved and always relate to the area of program interest stated clearly above. Brief proposals may be sent to the Foundation, addressed to the attention of the Journalism Program.

 

Cardiovascular Clinical Research

This program addresses the need for more private support of clinical research to fight heart disease, the nation’s number one killer. 

This initiative is closing, and new grants will not be considered.

Regional Programs

Capital Grants, Planning Grants for Capital Projects, and Associated Programs

As of June 1, 2009, the Foundation will no longer be accepting letters of inquiry or applications for general Capital Grants or Planning Grants.

Charitable Food Initiative

The special initiative supports charitable food distribution systems in Arkansas, Nevada and Oklahoma by working closely with the food banks in those states to increase efficient delivery and expand and improve food bank facilities.

Application is by invitation only. Unsolicited proposals are not accepted.

Children’s Discovery Initiative

This initiative aims to improve and expand the discovery experiences at hands-on museums in Arkansas, Nevada, and Oklahoma by establishing statewide museum networks, funding capital projects, and supporting rural outreach programs.

Application is by invitation only. Unsolicited proposals are not accepted.

Women’s Shelter Initiative

This program addresses the need to improve and expanded shelter for homeless, abused women and their children. 

This initiative is closing, and new grants will not be considered.

Community Centers Initiative

As of June 1, 2009, the Foundation’s Community Centers Initiative has been discontinued.  

 

 

Special Projects

These awards fall outside of the established programs of the Foundation, and typical projects are of remarkable national importance or are tied to a unique opportunity to honor a lifetime interest held by Mr. Reynolds.  Proposal invitations are usually generated directly by our Trustees.

Unsolicited proposals are rarely approved.  Brief proposals may be sent to the Foundation, addressed to the attention of Special Projects.