Community Health Foundation Awards Grants to Local Organizations for 2020-21 Year 

Community Health Foundation Board of Trustees is pleased to announce approval of $237,500 in responsive grants to local non-profits in the greater Clark and Champaign County area for the 2020-21 funding period. 

Through the Grants Program, Community Health Foundation expands its reach to nonprofit organizations that improve the health outcomes of people in its service area. CHF’s grant focus areas are healthy living, reproductive health, mental health and substance abuse abatement, and safety net services.

For a complete review of CHF 2013-2021 Grants, click HERE

Grants awarded for the 2020-21 Year are: 

Autumn Trails Stables – $3,000 for Ridership Program for people with disabilities  

Big Brothers Big Sisters – $12,000 for Camp Oty’Okwa

Career ConnectED – $2,000 for ReCycle 

Champaign Family YMCA – $6,500 for Virtual Farmer’s Market, Healthy Kids Day, Invest in Youth and Preschool Swim & Safety 

Children’s Hunger Alliance – $4,050 for School Break Meal Distribution 

CitiLookout Counseling Center – $5,000 for Trauma Recovery Center  

Clark County Combined Health District – $15,000 for Reproductive Health and Wellness Clinic  

Clark State Foundation/Project Jericho – $5,000 for Project Jericho’s Open Studio 

Covenant United Methodist Church – $5,000 for Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School 

Crayons to Classrooms – $3,000 for Clark County program support 

Deaf Community Resource Center – $2,000 for Managing Meds for Health and Safety 

Family and Youth Initiatives – $7,500 for the Path for Work and Life 

Girl Scouts of Western Ohio – $7,500 for Camp for Every Girl 

Girls on the Run – $7,500 for Clark County Growth Initiative 

Good Shepherd Food Pantry – $3,000 for Enhancing Nutrition 

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield – $7,500 for Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling 

Jefferson Street Oasis – $5,000 for Garden Improvements  

Mental Health Services – $5,000 for Evidence Based Treatment  

Mercy Health Foundation – $5,000 for Cancer Care and Med Assist  

NAMI of Clark, Greene and Madison Counties – $2,400 for Arts Exploration  

National Trail Parks and Recreation District – $2,500 for Youth Soccer Clinics  

Oesterlen Services for Youth – $5,000 for Youth Substance Abuse Treatment 

Ohio State University Extension – $1,000 for Farmer’s Market Kids Clubs  

On The Rise – $10,000 for Operating Support  

Planned Parenthood of Southwest Ohio – $8,750 for Springfield Health Center Operations  

Pregnancy Resource Clinic – $8,750 for Early Pregnancy Care and STI Reduction  

Prevent Blindness Ohio – $4,000 for the Springfield Healthy Eyes Program 

Project Woman – $7,500 for Community Advocacy and Education  

Recovery Zone – $3,000 for Mental Health and Substance Abuse Outreach

Rocking Horse Community Health Center – $13,500 for the Flu Vaccine Initiative 

Second Harvest Food Bank – $15,000 for the Summer Feeding Program for Children 

Shoes 4 the Shoeless – $3,000 for Gym Shoes for Clark County Kids  

Springfield City Youth Mission – $6,000 for Girlpower Afterschool program  

Springfield Family YMCA – $4,500 for Springfield Walks and Diabetes Prevention  

Springfield Initiative – $4,000 for Open Hands Free Store

Springfield Peace Center – $4,000 for Creative Conflict Solving for Children  

Springfield Promise Neighborhood – $6,550 for Visioning Garden Revitalization 

The Riding Centre – $3,000 for Therapeutic Riding Program  

United Senior Services –  $4,500 for the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program