Press Release for News Media
May 18, 2020
Willamette Health Council
COVID-19 Community Response Fund Grant Opportunity
The Willamette Health Council (WHC) is the governing body of the CCO, PacificSource Community Solutions Marion-Polk and is an Oregon non-profit organization with an application pending for 501(c)(3) tax exempt status.
The WHC has developed a COVID-19 Community Emergency Response Fund. This will provide funding to organizations, programs and/or projects that serve those disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 crisis within Marion County and Polk County. This includes, but is not limited to: the homeless, seniors, the
medically fragile/those with underlying health conditions, migrant seasonal farmworkers, Latinos and other ethnic minority groups, the recently unemployed, children in at-risk homes, those impacted by domestic violence/in domestic violence shelters, and foster care youth and families. Organizations may apply for up to $15,000 in grant funding.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the COVID-19 crisis subsides, and/or funds are exhausted. To complete a grant application, please go to www.willamettehealthcouncil.org/applications. Should you have any questions about the COVID-19 Community Response Fund or grant process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark E. Helm, MD, MBA, FAAP
Board Chair, Willamette Health Council