Through the Community Benefit Initiative (CBI) Grant Program, the Willamette Health Council awards community grants for selected projects that meet pertinent Health Related Services guidelines (learn more about Health Related Services here). CBI funds must be used to support evidence-based, community-level interventions that are focused on improving population health and healthcare quality. CBI grant funding is intended for one-time pilot projects or innovative startups.

Community Benefit Initiative Grant Second Round Funding Opportunity

The Willamette Health Council (WHC) is pleased to announce the launch of a second-round of applications for our 2022 Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program. Community Benefit Initiatives are evidence-based, community-level interventions focused on improving population health and healthcare quality. One of the primary goals of the Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program is to fund innovative pilot projects that address priority areas identified in the 2021-2025 Marion-Polk Community Health Improvement Plan. These areas include Behavioral Health Access, Housing and Substance Use Prevention and Treatment. The Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program is also aimed at addressing the social determinants of health and equity within the Marion-Polk region.

Through the Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program, the WHC will award a total of $1.34 million in 2022 for selected projects that meet the required criteria. Remaining funds for second-round applications is approximately $1.28 million. Applications will be accepted through October 24, 2022. Interested applicants can access the application here.

Please contact Sarah Smith (she/her), Community Advisory Council Program Manager, at ssmith@willamettehealthcouncil.org with any questions about the Community Benefit Initiative Grant Program.

About the Willamette Health Council (WHC): The WHC is the community governance body for PacificSource Community Solutions, Marion County and Polk County Coordinated Care Organization (Marion-Polk CCO). In partnership with PacificSource, the WHC supports community initiatives that are designed to improve the health and wellness of the Marion-Polk CCO region. The WHC is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.
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Josie Silverman-Méndez
Deputy Director
Willamette Health Council

Forms

Summary of 2020 CBI Projects

Contact

contact Sarah Smith
Program Manager, Community Advisory Council
Willamette Health Council
ssmith@willamettehealthcouncil.org