Provided by UVA Health
On Thursday, March 16, the regional community hospital system that includes UVA Health Culpeper Medical Center, UVA Health Haymarket Medical Center, and UVA Health Prince William Medical Center, issued an open call for community grant submissions for 2023. Applicants must apply online by April 17, 2023.
Grant applications are open to non-profits registered as a Section 501(c) (3) of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, that serve the communities of UVA Health, and align with the mission, vision, and values of UVA Health. The purpose of this funding opportunity is to award grants to organizations that support our communities’ most vulnerable populations, strive to reflect diversity, equity and inclusion, and address the pipeline for healthcare workforce development.
To be eligible to receive a grant, organizations must be able to meet criteria that includes (but is not limited to): supporting and aligning with UVA growth priorities, focusing on community-based programs regarding health inequities, improving health outcomes, addressing social determinants of health, and addressing a documented community need. Grant amounts will begin at $2,500, with a planned distribution of funds by June 2023.
Grants will be awarded to applicants whose work supports community needs identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment Study (CHNA) 2022-2024 health needs assessment and 2022-2024 community benefit implementation plan identifying mental health/behavioral health along with substance use and chronic disease (i.e., cancer, diabetes, heart disease, obesity) as an area of focus.
“Our mission to transform health and inspire hope is one of our greatest strengths. Collaborating with local non-profits to provide funding resources to make an impact beyond the walls of our hospital energizes the community and improves health,” said Erik Shannon, Chief Executive Officer of UVA Community Health.
Examples of Previous Grants
Examples of previous grant recipients have included an organization that support summer STEM programs for children in underserved areas, a non-profit organization that provides no-cost services for veterans and their care givers, a non-profit that established a medical home and access to quality primary health services for medically underserved children.
Grant applications will be accepted online through the UVA Health website through April 17, 2023. UVA Community Health Submission Manager – GRANTS (submittable.com). For additional information or questions, please email UVACHCommunityEngagement@uvahealth.org.
About UVA Community Health
UVA Community Health is comprised of three community hospitals, a network of primary and specialty medical practices and outpatient centers, a medical staff of more than 850 physicians representing 60 specialties and sub-specialties, and approximately 2,500 team members, providing high-quality care to the communities of Culpeper and Northern Virginia. UVA Health acquired full ownership of what is now UVA Community Health on July 1, 2021. Its increased scale provides streamlined access to patients throughout the region to exceptional complex care, the latest technology, groundbreaking research and clinical trials.
UVA Health Prince William Medical Center is a 130-bed community hospital with a comprehensive offering of services in emergency, heart and vascular, orthopedics and spine, imaging, women’s and children’s health, cancer care, fitness and wellness, rehabilitation, behavioral health, wound care and hyperbaric medicine. The facility earned Magnet® re-designation in 2021 and its cardiology, maternity and neurology programs have received national recognition.
UVA Health Culpeper Medical Center is a 70-bed community hospital with a comprehensive offering of services in emergency, surgery, imaging, women’s and children’s health, heart and vascular, cancer care and rehabilitation. The Leapfrog Group in collaboration with Money named the hospital as one of the Nation’s Best Maternity Care Hospitals. They are also recognized as a “Baby-Friendly” hospital by UNICEF and the World Health Organization and was given the “Virginia Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation”.
UVA Health Haymarket Medical Center is a 60-bed community hospital with a comprehensive offering of services in emergency, surgery, imaging, women’s and children’s health, cancer care and rehabilitation. The facility first opened in 2014.