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Apply today! Houston Health Foundation awards $2.1 million in grants to enhance COVID-19 response in underserved communities

HOUSTON – Houston Health Foundation (HHF) is seeking applications from small community organizations serving Hispanic, African-American, Asian and other minority populations for grant disbursement that will address disparities in the reach of COVID-19, expand health education and testing will increase. and immunizations in Houston.

By expanding the capacities of smaller community groups with financial support, the Houston Health Foundation is working with the Houston Health Department to strengthen community partnerships that will be able to bring crucial resources and education to hard-to-reach and vulnerable communities during future health events. emergencies Each successful grant recipient will receive a minimum of $10,000 up to a maximum of $50,000 if approved.

All applicants must demonstrate active work and commitment to populations in areas identified by the Houston Health Department as being at higher risk for adverse health outcomes, underserved, disproportionately impacted by COVID19, or exhibiting health-related disparities. Applicants must have a current IRS 501(c)(3) designation or alternative nonprofit status.

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All applications must be submitted electronically via email beginning Wednesday, June 6, 2022, and submitted by Thursday, June 30, 2022, midnight CST to: Shawn.rouege@houstonhealthfoundation.org.

For more information on the grant criteria and to access the application, visit the Houston Health Foundation website: www.houstonhealthfoundation.org and click on the Advancing Health Equity Grant Link.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Eligibility criteria, application rules and instructions, including the full RFA document, are available on the website. Interested agencies are encouraged to read all related documents before beginning an application.

An optional Zoom learning session for interested small community organizations will be held on June 13, 2022 at 11 am and June 21, 2022 at 11 am Visit the Houston Health Foundation website for more information and confirm your attendance.

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Houston Health Foundation creates public-private partnerships for health and wellness initiatives and programs in our community. As a nonprofit organization based in Houston, we collaborate with donors, partner organizations, and volunteers to help bring valuable health services to children and families in Houston’s most underserved communities.

Learn more at: http://houstonhealthfoundation.org.

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