Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $1,000 to Indiana and Kentucky nonprofit organizations, government agencies, and public entities in eligible counties to address the health needs of the local community. Priority will be given to proposals that involve a collaborative effort with other partners. Eligible activities must serve individuals in the Owensboro Health service area. This includes Breckenridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union and Webster counties in Kentucky; and Spencer and Perry counties in Indiana.
Community health investment grants are allocated to organizations for specific programs and services that address identified community health needs. To qualify, activities must seek to provide measurable improvement in health status, access, or use of healthcare resources. Grants are also awarded to non-profit organizations for specific programs and activities not directly related to healthcare but address root causes of health problems that impact the health of the community.
Only 501(c)3 organizations, government and public entities are eligible to apply.
Geographic area: Services supplied by requesting organizations must impact citizens within the Owensboro Health service area (Breckenridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Logan, McLean, Muhlenberg, Ohio, Union and Webster counties in Kentucky and Spencer and Perry counties in Indiana).It is required that all applicants to Community Health Investments Grant Programs show evidence of a 100 percent tobacco-free policy.