A new grant application window will open March 1, 2023 for Clinton County-based 501(c)3 organizations, and government entities that work to promote the good health of residents in Clinton County, Ohio. The first step in the two-step process is to submit a letter of intent describing the project.

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An application of a letter of intent may be made through the Clinton County Foundation Grant Portal available at clintoncountyohiofoundation.org/grants-applications.

HealthFirst funds projects that serve or benefit Clinton County. Projects and program proposals should address one or more of the following areas:

Education: improving individual and community wellness and health awareness through direct outreach and creative communication about nutrition, emergent health issues, disease prevention or management, and other similar topics.

Innovation in Community Health: improving care delivery methods and services, including novel outreach methods for at-risk communities.

Promotion of Community Health: improving the good health of community members, including medication assistance, health and wellness screenings, wellness initiatives (including exercise and vaccination initiatives).

Visit https://clintoncountyohiofoundation.org/nonprofits/healthfirst/ to see the full grant schedule, review grantmaking guidelines and learn more about the grant process.

HealthFirst recently awarded new grants to eight local organizations totaling $108,400. Recipients include:

About HealthFirst for Clinton County

HealthFirst grew out of a hospital foundation and is dedicated to promoting the good health of Clinton County residents through education, innovation, and patient care support. Since December 2010, HealthFirst has awarded more than $1.5 million dollars to local community organizations. In addition, HealthFirst operates the Patient Medication Assistance Program (PMAP) in collaboration with the Clinton County Commissioners and the Clinton County Health District. PMAP helps area residents apply for free and/or reduced cost medications from major drug-makers. HealthFirst partnered with the Clinton County Foundation to ensure grant funding is annually available to the community. Visit clintoncountyohiofoundation.org/nonprofits/healthfirst/to learn more.

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