Led by Luis Manriquez, MD, and members of the Community Health Equity team, the college received The Genentech Health Equity & Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund. This grant recognizes our health equity work and will advance the college’s health equity circle team and its initiatives.
Genentech and Genentech Foundation’s 2022 Health Equity and Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund will award over $12M in grant funding.
The Innovation Fund is a biennial, competitive process focused on funding organizations and initiatives led by people of color.
Since 2019, the Innovation Fund has received 443 applicants and awarded 61 grants. Genentech has invested $21M. In 2020, 70% of Innovation Fund program teams were led by people of color.
To learn more about how Genentech’s Health Equity & Diversity in STEM Innovation Fund is tackling long standing inequities in both our healthcare and education systems, read the editorial, “Health Inequities Are The Symptoms, Racism Is The Disease”.
The grant’s impact:
This grant is for $750,000 over the next two and a half years. It will fund positions in the college including a health equity circle organizer, a clinic organizer and a narrative lead.
Read the proposal here.