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Issue Specific Grants Program

Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio Nonprofits, Schools, Agencies, and
Churches for Health Programs in Oncology, Diabetes, and Hospice Care

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley (CFMV) - Trumbull Memorial Health (TMH) Foundation

Deadline Date:

09/28/18 4:00 PM


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Grants to Trumbull County, Ohio nonprofits, schools, churches, and agencies for innovative projects in the areas of hospice care and education, the needs of cancer patients and their families, diabetes treatment and prevention, orthopedic care and support, and programs designed to improve the quality of women’s and children’s health.

More details on the specific fund areas are as follows:

- Oncology Fund: This fund is used to support programs or projects that address needs of cancer patients and/or their families.

- Hospice Fund: This fund is used to support programs or projects that promote hospice services, care, or education.

- Rose Hughes Diabetes Fund: This fund is used to support programs or projects that promote diabetes care, including prevention programs and education.

- Orthopedics Fund: This fund is used to support programs or projects that provide education, care and/or support for patients receiving orthopedic care.

- Wean Foundation Fund for Women’s and Children’s Health: The fund is used to support activities designed to improve the quality of women’s and children’s health in Trumbull County, Ohio, with a focus on underserved populations, particularly in the city of Warren. The intent is not to support organizations which have as their mission combating specific diseases or conditions, but rather to address broader health issues such as, for example, infant mortality, low birth weight, access to women’s health care, healthy food, or other priorities identified by Trumbull County in their periodic community health assessments. Acknowledging that the County’s priorities are often aimed at larger societal issues which impact health, the TMHF is permitted to consider grants to address these barriers to health as well, to the extent that they affect women and children.

The fund encourages strategies which engage residents to be active participants in and advocates for their healthy lives. Therefore, grants to support advocacy at the local and state level around policy issues bearing on the target population (such as access to health insurance, etc.) may be considered.

While Trumbull County is the intended service area for distributions from this fund, we encourage openness to collaborative efforts which cross county lines, efforts which can lead to greater efficiencies and impact.

In addition, the Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation gives priority to projects that:

- Address underlying social and economic challenges contributing to poor health outcomes in the communities served, such as poverty, lack of access to healthy foods and absence of parks or recreational centers
- Extend past individual behavior or program related services by modifying policies, systems, and environments to help make healthy options practical and readily available
- Demonstrate collaboration among sectors, including public health, government, education, healthcare, etc.
- Prioritize engagement of residents from the communities served
- Adhere to existing evidence-based best practices or promising practices
- Leverage additional funding as well as community assets
- Provide an established plan for evaluation including measurable outcomes

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179354

Estimated Size of Grant:

- Oncology Fund: Generally, grant size is not above $10,000
- Hospice Fund: Generally, grant size is not above $10,000
- Rose Hughes Diabetes Fund: Generally, grant size is not above $2,000
- Orthopedics Fund: Generally, grant size is not above $3,000
- Wean Foundation Fund for Women’s and Children’s Health: Generally, grant size is not above $40,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants must be tax-exempt organizations under Internal Revenue Service 501(c)(3) or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a tax-exempt nonprofit, including schools, churches, and public organizations. Eligible organizations must provide services which contribute to the health and wellness of the residents of Trumbull County.

Pre-Application Information:

Interested applicants must submit an application with supporting documentation on or before September 28, 2018 at 4:00 p.m.

No letter of inquiry is required for a request to an Issue Specific fund.

Final grant decisions will be announced in December 2018.

Issue Specific Funds Description:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications can be mailed to:

Trumbull Memorial Health Foundation
c/o 201 E. Commerce St. #150
Youngstown, OH 44503

Or, emailed to Casey Krell

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Ohio: Trumbull County