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St. Luke's Rural Healthcare Grant

Matching Grants to Cedar Rapids Area, Iowa Emergency
Responders for Health Care Services for Rural Residents

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Unity Point Health - St. Luke's Foundation

Deadline Date:

04/15/19 Noon


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Matching grants of up to $5,000 to Cedar Rapids area, Iowa nonprofits and agencies in eligible rural communities for training, equipment, and transportation related to health care services. Eligible recipients include ambulance services, fire and rescue departments, first responders, transportation programs, and paramedics serving Benton, Delaware, Cedar, Iowa, northern Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties.

St. Luke's Rural Healthcare Grant Program's resources are focused in the areas of:
- Equipment for emergency care in the pre-hospital environment
- Training for emergency personnel to gain or enhance their skills
- Mileage reimbursement for Transportation Programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142497

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum grant request is $5,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

St. Luke's Foundation provides grants to:
- Nonprofit organizations with a 501(c)(3) tax status with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.
- Entities part of a governmental unit. Documentation is required if you are a part of the county, city, etc.
- If an entity is not part of the main government, please provide a copy of your 28E Agreement.

To be eligible for a St. Luke's Rural Healthcare Grant applicant entity must be located in a rural community serving Benton, Cedar, Delaware, Iowa, northern Johnson, Jones, and Linn counties. Eligible entities include:
- Ambulance Services
- Fire and Rescue Departments
- First Responders
- Paramedics
- Transportation Programs

In general, the Foundation will not consider requests for:
- Basic infrastructure needs (furniture, vehicle repairs)
- Capital campaigns
- Emergency or continued operating support
- Endowment campaigns
- Fundraising or athletic events
- Individuals
- Multiple year commitments
- Political advocacy, lobbying organizations
- Training supplies (like a manikin)

Pre-Application Information:

The 2019 grant application is due at noon on Monday, April 15, 2019.

St. Luke's Rural Healthcare Grant will not fund more than 50% of the equipment purchase, training costs and/or annual mileage reimbursement. This is a matching grant. The grant is made on a matching basis whereby St. Luke’s Foundation will award $1 for every $1 raised between January 1 to December 31 of the calendar year the grant was awarded. The deadline for matching this grant is December 31.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Download and submit applications to:
St. Luke's Foundation Rural Healthcare Grant Program
855 A Avenue NE, Suite 105,
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Questions, please contact Tonya Arnold at:
Phone: 319/369-7572

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Iowa: Benton, Cedar, Delaware, Iowa, northern Johnson, Jones, and Linn Counties