Provided by UVA Health
UVA Health announced the allocation of nearly $200,000 in grant funding to support 26 local non-profit organizations in the Northern Virginia and Culpeper regions who support local communities’ most vulnerable populations, strive to reflect diversity, equity and inclusion, and address the pipeline for healthcare workforce development.
The recipients are charitable organizations that have demonstrated unwavering commitment to addressing the community needs identified in the UVA Health Community Health Needs Assessment Study (CHNA) 2022-2024 health needs assessment. The focus areas included mental health/behavioral health, substance use, and chronic diseases such as cancer, diabetes, heart disease, and obesity.
“The recipients of these grants are organizations that resonate with the UVA Health mission, vision, and values and improve access to care to community members who need it most,” said Erik Shannon, Chief Executive Officer of UVA Community Health. “By investing in and collaborating with these local non-profit organizations, we can extend our impact far beyond our hospital walls and advance the overall health and well-being of the communities we serve.”
Organizations who have received grants from this recent grant cycle include:
- BEACON for English Language and Literacy
- Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Washington
- Brain Injury Services
- CASA Children’s Intervention Services, Inc.
- CFH, Inc.
- Future Kings, Inc
- Literacy Volunteers of America – Prince William County
- NAMI Prince William
- Northern Virginia Family Service
- Postpartum Support Virginia
- Rainbow Therapeutic Riding Center
- Serve Our Willing Warriors
- Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church – Crossroads Connection
- The Arc of Greater Prince William/INSIGHT Inc.
- Youth for Tomorrow New Life Center, Inc.
“As a community member, I’ve seen firsthand the great work organizations like these achieve everyday” said Donna Staton, Chief Operating Officer, UVA Community Health. “UVA Health is invested in improving the health and wellness of our community members to create a stronger region. Together, we can further our mission to transform health for all Virginians and beyond.”
For more information on how UVA Health supports health needs and fosters strategic community partnerships throughout Northern Virginia and Culpeper, visit uvahealth.com/services/-community-relations.