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Louisiana Community Health Grants

Sponsor
Louisiana Healthcare Connections
Deadlines
Jul 8, 2022
Purpose

Louisiana Healthcare Connections provides grants for programs across the state of Louisiana that are designed to increase preventive care, create health equity, and improve health outcomes.

Priorities include:

  • Address social determinants of health related to:
    • Food security
    • Job training and placement
    • Remediation of health harming environmental factors
  • Create health equity and eliminate health disparities:
    • Underserved communities
    • Systematic barriers to care
    • Inclusion and cultural sensitivity
  • Increase preventive care, with a special focus in 2022 on:
    • COVID-19 vaccinations
    • Hepatitis C treatment
    • Pediatric fluoride varnish
    • Childhood and adolescent immunizations
    • Cervical and colorectal cancer screenings
    • Reduction in cesarean rates for low-risk, first-birth mothers
    • Diabetes management and support
    • Hypertension management and support
  • Enhance Medicaid healthcare providers resources and skills to:
    • Leverage equity-based approaches to overcome health disparities
    • Foster cultural sensitivity and diversity
    • Integrate physical and behavioral healthcare
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Louisiana based entities that serve the Medicaid population in the state, including:

  • Nonprofit applicants (or their fiscal agents) that have 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) IRS designation and have been in operation for at least 3 years
  • Schools
  • Healthcare providers that are in-network with Louisiana Healthcare Connections and have been in operation for at least 3 years
Geographic coverage
Louisiana
Amount of funding

Historically, grants have been made up to $20,000, with a project period of one year.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Access · Cancer · Cardiovascular disease · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Diabetes · Employment and unemployment · Families · Food security and nutrition · Infectious diseases · Integrated service delivery · Medicaid · Oral health · Self-sufficiency · Social determinants of health · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Louisiana



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