Other Project Examples
Updated/reviewed October 2023
- Need: Across Georgia, especially in rural areas, poor health outcomes and high poverty rates require strategic investments to reduce disparities and improve health across the state.
- Intervention: Georgia Health Initiative invests in Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) working in Georgia to build a strong ecosystem of mission-driven community lenders focused on rural and low-income communities. The capital and capacity building provided by CDFIs support systemic change to reduce inequality and improve health across the state.
- Results: Since 2017, grants and Program Related Investments (PRIs) in CDFIs working in low-income, medically underserved rural communities have generated impact through stronger and growing Community Health Centers, expanded affordable housing, green energy loans and jobs, and growing small businesses owned by women and people of color.
Updated/reviewed August 2023
- Need: To help Missouri organizations secure funding to improve health outcomes.
- Intervention: MoCAP provides free grant writing services and technical assistance for federal/national funding opportunities to eligible organizations in its 84-county service area.
- Results: Since 2010, MoCAP has provided support for over 800 proposals and helped bring in more than $465 million in funding.
Updated/reviewed July 2023
- Need: To address the specific health needs of north central Oregon and south central Washington.
- Intervention: The Collective Impact Health Specialist identifies community needs, convenes community partners to design initiatives that address those needs, and secures funding for health-related initiatives.
- Results: Thanks to the CIHS, the Columbia Gorge region has received $26.5 million since 2014.
Updated/reviewed July 2023
- Need: To provide accessible and affordable services to address the challenges associated with aging, serious illness, and grief across rural western Colorado.
- Intervention: A nonprofit, community-sustained healthcare model was created to provide the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), hospice care and palliative care, as well as grief support services for individuals of all ages.
- Results: Since 1993, HopeWest has grown to serve more than 3,000 people annually across five counties in western Colorado.
Updated/reviewed November 2021
- Need: To improve mental health and well-being in rural Texas.
- Intervention: The Hogg Foundation has awarded $7.75 million in grants to support five rural Texas communities in developing collaborative approaches to mental health that best fit each community's needs.
- Results: Five community collaboratives have successfully completed their planning process and developed implementation plans.