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Community Health Investments Grant Program - Large Grant Program

Grants to Kentucky and Indiana Nonprofits and Agencies
for Community Health Initiatives in Eligible Areas

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Owensboro Health

Conf. Date:

02/05/19

LOI Date:

03/08/19

Deadline Date:

05/10/19

Description:

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Grants to Kentucky and Indiana nonprofit organizations and governmental and public entities, including schools, for health initiatives that benefit eligible communities and address local community health needs. Funding is intended to support activities that provide measurable improvement in health status, access or use of healthcare resources and that serve individuals in the Owensboro Health service area.

The Owensboro Health service area includes the following counties: Breckenridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster in Kentucky and Perry and Spencer Counties in Indiana.

Grants are also awarded to nonprofit organizations for specific programs and activities not directly related to healthcare but addressing root causes of health problems that impact the health of the community. Such grantees may include economic, educational, civic, arts, athletic, and cultural organizations. To qualify, the proposal must identify how the activity addresses root causes of identified health needs.

Additional factors that will warrant priority consideration:
- Multi-partner proposals focused on a priority health need.
- Partnerships with local health councils.
- Collaboration with other organizations in all aspects of program planning.
- Proposals utilizing evidence-based or promising practices.

All programs, projects and activities must include objectives that are SMART: Specific, Measureable, Attainable, Realistic and Time-bound.

Applications must demonstrate a commitment to provide services regardless of race, religion, sex, age, disability or national origin.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179988

Term of Contract:

Support will generally not exceed one year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are designated 501(c) 3 nonprofit organizations, governmental, or public entities who are working to address identified community health priorities.

Eligible organizations must serve one or more of the following counties: Breckenridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster in Kentucky and Perry and Spencer Counties in Indiana.

Owensboro Health will only consider applications by schools and school-affiliated groups within the Owensboro Health service area which are authorized by and coordinated through the school’s central office and that which supports the respective school district’s health and wellness plan. Evidence of that plan will be required.

Applicants must provide evidence of their organization’s 100 percent tobacco-free policy.

Partisan political groups or activities, endowments, memorials, individuals, field trips, or tours are not eligible to receive funding.

Applications requesting assistance for salaries, scholarships or memberships will only be considered as part of a larger, comprehensive program or project.

Pre-proposal Conference:

It is recommended that any organization considering a grant application attend a grant information session.

- Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - Grant Information Sessions, Healthpark Classroom B, 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
- Wednesday, January 30, 2019 - Grant Information Sessions, Muhlenberg County EMS Building - Conference Room, 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.
- Friday, February 1, 2019 - Grant Information Sessions, Owensboro Health Regional Hospital
8 a.m. in Cafe A. and 3 p.m. in MOB 1 & 6
- Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - Grant Information Sessions, Muhlenberg County EMS Building - Conference Room, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
-Friday, March 8, 2019 - Letters of intent due
-Friday, April 5, 2019 - Letter of Intent Result Notifications Complete
-Friday, May 10, 2019 - Grant Applications due
-Thursday, August 15, 2019 - Grant Allocation Announcements

Grant applications are submitted online.

Please note that you are only eligible to complete the grant application if you have submitted a Letter of Intent and received permission to proceed with a full application.

Identified community health needs resources:
- http://www.owensborohealth.org/community-wellness/health-needs-assessment/
- http://www.countyhealthrankings.org/
- http://healthdepartment.org/

Contact Information:

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

Submit a Letter of Intent:
https://www.owensborohealth.org/health-resources/health-needs-assessment/community-benefit-program-grant-application/

communitybenefit@owensborohealth.org
270-691-8270

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Indiana: Perry and Spencer Counties;   Kentucky: Breckenridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, McLean, Ohio, Union, and Webster Counties