The Saint Luke's Foundation is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations for programs that support underserved communities in Cuyahoga County.
Grants of up to $20,000 will be awarded to organizations working to address issues within the foundation's focus areas of Healthy People, A Strong Neighborhood, and Resilient Families.
1) Healthy People: Grants will be awarded in support of programs that provide residents with holistic access to, and support from, the healthcare sector; programs and initiatives that fully engage residents in a health-home, patient-centered model of care; programs and initiatives that enhance the quality, care coordination, and comprehensiveness of healthcare delivery; programs and initiatives that promote physical activity for residents; integrated services for residents to access healthier food choices; and resources and information that help residents leverage social support toward healthier living.
2) A Strong Neighborhood: Grants will be awarded in support of community-based efforts to improve the built environments and social conditions within targeted communities; collaborative efforts that increase the quality of life in neighborhoods and increase attachment to and engagement with place; ensure resident contributions to local and national policy agendas; and/or identify, engage, and increase the capacity of key stakeholders, including residents, community-based organizations, and policy makers
3) Resilient Families: Grants will be awarded in support of programs that provide integrated services to address the needs of the whole family and increase access and coordination of support for families; promote deeper parent engagement and advocacy on issues impacting families; provide support to parents in building networks with other parents and community-based resources; and promote information on parenting, healthy child development, and building financial security.
To be eligible, applicants must be an organization designated as a public charity under Section 501(C)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code, or a governmental unit or agency.
See the Saint Luke's Foundation for complete program guidelines and application instructions.