Programmes Our programmes test out new ideas for improving the quality of health care and fund research


Our aim is to take the best ideas and encourage uptake throughout the NHS, and publish research findings that will be useful to both policy and practice.

Social and Economic Value of Health: Place (2019)

Research project

Our programme exploring the impact of health on the social and economic outcomes of individuals and populations through funding original research.

Long-term Investors for People’s Health


The programme aims to tackle the social, economic and environmental factors vital to ensuring a healthier society.

COVID-19 and the public health system


The King’s Fund, supported by the Health Foundation, is undertaking this project to explore the local response to and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Test and Learn grant funding for Health Anchors Learning Network (HALN) participants


There are four grants of up to £25,000 available for NHS anchor institutions to make progress on their anchor ambitions, test approaches and generate new and valuable learning for the Health Anchors L...

Long-term Research Agenda


A programme exploring how research can contribute to the UK’s future resilience and preparedness for health shocks in the wake of COVID-19.

Artificial Intelligence and Racial and Ethnic Inequalities

Research project

This partnership supports research to advance AI and data-driven technologies in health in ways that better meet the needs of minority ethnic populations

Developing a Community of Practice For Social Care Analytics


We’re funding Future Care Capital to develop a community of practice to strengthen social care data analytics.

Adopting Innovation


A programme supporting health care providers to create the conditions that will enable faster and more effective uptake of innovations and improvements.  

Economies for Healthier Lives


A new funding programme to strengthen relationships between economic development and health

Strengthening Social Care Analytics


This programme offers £300,000 of funding to support up to five project teams addressing key challenges to help the social care sector respond to COVID-19 and its aftermath.

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