2017-18 Grants Awarded

2017-18 Grants Awarded 2018-10-18T19:04:38+00:00

Community Health Foundation Awards Grants to Local Organizations

Community Health Foundation is pleased to announce grants made to support health and wellness programs in Clark and Champaign County. 

The Foundation focuses on four areas:

  • Healthy living

  • Reproductive health

  • Mental/emotional health/substance abuse

  • Safety net services

Grants Awarded 2018-19

Community Health Foundation was pleased to award $179,925 to 44 non-profit organizations for FY 2018-19.

Big Brothers Big Sisters for Camp Oty’Okwa; $10,000.

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio for Second Harvest Foodbank summer power pack program; $7,500.

Children’s Rescue Center for the community garden ministry (Jefferson Street Oasis); $3,500.

Citilookout Counseling Center for trauma recovery services; $4,500.

Clark County Combined Health District for asthma indoor air quality education and materials (Breathing Easy in Clark County) – $3,825.

Clark County Family and Children First Council for Botvin LifeSkills Training program; $5,500.

Crayons to Classrooms to expand the program in Springfield-area schools; $2,500.

Dayton Children’s Hospital for a needy patient fund for families in Clark and Champaign Counties; $5,000.

Good Shepherd Food Pantry for breakfast food items; $3,600.

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield for alcohol and other drug counseling; $9,000.

McKinley Hall for women and children’s programming; $5,000.

 Mercy Health Foundation for the cancer care outreach program; $2,500.

 Mercy Health Foundation for Community Mercy Med Assist; $5,000.

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) for mental health first aid for schools; $1,800.

National Society to Prevent Blindness – Ohio Affiliate for Healthy Eyes; $4,000.

Oesterlen Services for Youth for intensive treatment units in residential care; $5,000.

Ohio State University Extension for Health Nuts mini camps and kids’ club; $3,700.

On-The-Rise for operating support; $7,500.

Partners for the Parks for improvements to the tennis center at Snyder Park; $3,000.

Planned Parenthood for Springfield health center operations; $10,000.

Pregnancy Resource Clinic of Clark County for prenatal care supplies; $10,000.

Project Woman for community advocacy and education; $7,500.

Recovery Zone for recovery opportunities in Champaign County; $7,500.

Rocking Horse Center for flu vaccine initiative, $10,000.

Springfield Arts Council for Dancing Wheels workshop; $2,000.

Springfield Christian Youth Ministries for Girlpower afterschool program; $6,000.

Springfield Family YMCA for the neighborhood healthier lifestyle initiative; $2,500.

Springfield Initiative for the Open Hands free store; $5,000.

Springfield Metropolitan Housing for Project Choice afterschool programs; $5,000.

Springfield Peace Center for the creative conflict solving program for children; $5,000.

Springfield Promise Neighborhood for Fuller Garden enhancements; $3,000.

 United Senior Services for senior health and wellness; $4,500.

 United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties for 2-1-1 Information and Referral, $5,000.

 Wellspring for FAST Family Food, $4,500.

Grants Awarded 2017-18  

Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Springfield – $10,000 for Camp Oty’Okwa

Catholic Charities of Southwestern Ohio – $10,000

Children’s Rescue Center – Community Garden – $3,000

Clark County Combined Health District – $8,494

Community Mercy Health Foundation – $5,000

Girls on the Run – $10,000

Good Shepherd Food Pantry – $6,000

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield – $10,000

National Society to Prevent Blindness – $5,000

Oesterlen Services for Youth – $3,500

Ohio State University Extension – $2,900

On the Rise – $7,000

Planned Parenthood – $8,500

Pregnancy Resource Clinic of Clark County – $10,000

Project Woman – $7,500

Quest Adult Services – $3,500

Rocking Horse Community Health Center – $10,000

SIFI Ministry, Inc. – $5,000

Springfield Christian Youth Ministries – $6,000

Springfield City School District – $3,900

Springfield Family YMCA – $4,500

Springfield Initiative – $5,000

Springfield Metropolitan Housing Authority – $5,000

Springfield Peace Center – $5,000

United Senior Services – $10,000

United Way of Clark, Champaign & Madison Counties – $10,000

Wellspring – $4,500  

Grants Awarded 2016-17 

Alzheimer’s Association – $2,500 for Clark County Connection

Big Brothers Big Sisters – $10,000 for Camp Oty’Okwa

Champaign County Drug Free Youth Coalition – $5,000 for Botvin Lifeskills classroom program

Community Mercy Med Assist – $10,000 for prescription assistance

Dayton Children’s Hospital – $5,000 for needy patient fund for Clark and Champaign Counties

Deaf Community Resource Center, Inc. – $3,000 for Deaf Community Healthier Living

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield – $5,000 for alcohol and other drug counseling

McKinley Hall – $5,000 for children’s programming

National Society to Prevent Blindness – $5,000 for Healthy Eyes

Oesterlen Services for Youth – $6,000 for Life Skills Development Center upgrades

Ohio State University Extension – $2,900 for Health Nuts Mini Camps

On The Rise – $7,000 for operating support

Planned Parenthood – $5,000 for Springfield health center relocation

Pregnancy Resource Clinic – $5,000 for prenatal care

Project Woman – $4,000 for community advocacy and education

Recovery Zone – $5,000 for Leading in Recovery

Rocking Horse Center – $8,000 for flu vaccine initiative

Springfield Christian Youth Ministries – $6,000 for Girlpower Afterschool

Springfield Promise Neighborhood – $5,000 for Springfield Promise Grows

United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties – $5,000 for 2-1-1 Information and Referral

Wellspring – $4,000 for FAST Family Food

Grants Awarded 2015-16

During the 2015-16 grant cycle, CHF awarded $120,875 to nineteen different programs.

Alzheimer’s Association – $5,000 for Clark County Connection

Big Brothers Big Sisters – $10,000 for Camp Oty’Okwa

Catholic Charities Southwestern Ohio – $10,000 for “Paving” the Road to Good Health: A Mobile Partnership

Community Mercy Med Assist – $16,075 for Prescription Assistance

Deaf Community Resource Center, Inc. – $6,000 for Deaf Community Healthier Living

Interfaith Hospitality Network of Springfield – $5,000 for Alcohol and Other Drug Counseling

McKinley Hall – $5,000 for Project DAWN

Oesterlen Services for Youth – $5,000 for a Therapy Garden

On The Rise – $7,000 for Operating Support

Planned Parenthood – $3,300 for Professional Training for Youth Educators

Pregnancy Resource Clinic – $5,000 for the Pregnancy Resource Clinic

Project Woman – $6,500 for All Ready! Prevention Education

Recovery Zone – $7,500 for Wellness Management and Recovery Training

Rocking Horse Center – $8,000 for Flu Vaccine Initiative

Safe Harbor House – $1,500 for a Safe Harbor Equipping Conference

Springfield Christian Youth Ministries – $6,000 for Girlpower Afterschool

Springfield Promise Neighborhood – $5,000 for FOOD Access/FOOD Engagement

United Way of Clark, Champaign and Madison Counties – $5,000 for 2-1-1 Information and Referral

Wellspring – $4,000 for FAST Family Food

Grants Awarded 2014-15

In our first year of funding to local organizations, we were pleased to provide $67,089 in funding to the following community nonprofits.

Alzheimer’s Association – $5,000 for Clark County Connection

Big Brothers Big Sisters – $10,000 for Camp Oty’Okwa

Community Mercy Med Assist – 5,000 for Prescription Assistance

CMHP Reach – $1,200 for Client Transportation

On The Rise – $3,500 for Operating Support

McKinley Hall – $5,939 for Project Dawn

Planned Parenthood – $5,000 for Springfield Operating Support

Project Woman – $6,500 for Prevention Education

Rocking Horse Center – $5,000 for Flu Vaccine Initiative

Springfield Christian Youth Ministries – $5,000 for Girlpower Afterschool

Springfield Family YMCA – $5,000 for Diabetes Prevention

Springfield Promise Neighborhood – $4,950 for Healthy Minds, Healthy Bodies

Wellspring – $5,000 for Sensory Therapy

Our thanks to all of the great organizations which help make Clark and Champaign Counties healthier places to live!