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Supporting School-Based Healthcare in Appalachian Ohio

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Foundation for Appalachian, United Healthcare
Dec 10, 2021

Kelly Morman


This opportunity provides funding to nonprofits and public organizations working to address regional needs related to school-based healthcare in Appalachian Ohio. Funding categories include:

  1. Collaboration grants - to share population health data with community stakeholders, leading to the future development of small-scale interventions focused on addressing health disparities
  2. Implementation grants - to address the connections needed between formal and informal health system partners to implement school-based healthcare interventions in local communities in the following areas:
    • Services to children interacting with the foster care system
    • Access to dental care
    • Health professional shortage areas in the region
    • Food insecurity
    • Childhood obesity
    • Behavioral health
    • Childhood immunizations
    • Teen pregnancy and neonatal abstinence syndrome
    • Others based on relevant data

Eligible applicants are public and nonprofit organizations, including public schools, in the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio service area.

Geographic coverage
32 counties served by the Foundation for Appalachian Ohio
Amount of funding

Estimated total program funding: $50,000

Awards are expected to range from $5,000 - $15,000. Requests up to $20,000 will be considered.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application are available on the program website when applications are being accepted.

Tagged as
Access · Behavioral health · Child welfare · Children and youth · Food security and nutrition · Health disparities · Maternal health and prenatal care · Obesity and weight control · Oral health · Public health · Schools · Substance use and misuse · Teen pregnancy · Vaccination · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention · Ohio

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