Potomac Health Foundation Awards $4 Million in Community Health Grants

Potomac Health Foundation in Woodbridge, Virginia, has announced grants totaling nearly $4 million to local community health organizations.

Thirty-six grants were awarded through the foundation's Howard L. Greenhouse Large Grant Program in support of programs serving residents of eastern Prince William County, Lorton, and North Stafford. Recipients include Brain Injury Services, which will receive $186,860 in support of a collaborative stroke rehabilitation program; George Mason University, which was awarded $250,000 to address the healthcare needs of underserved middle-school students; the National Capital Poison Center, which will receive $250,000 to enhance its online poison triage application; and Streetlight Community Outreach Ministries, which was awarded $49,950 in support of its efforts to provide permanent supportive housing and respite care for medically fragile homeless adults.

"We are excited about these programs," said Dr. Carol Shapiro, chair of the Potomac Health foundation, grant, and solicitation approval committee. "They address pressing health needs and will make a major impact in the community."

For a list of grant recipients, visit the Potomac Health Foundation website.

"Potomac Health Foundation Awards Grants to Improve Community Health." Potomac Health Foundation Awards Press Release 07/02/2015.