3 Rivers Community Foundation to Provide $415,000 in Grants to Improve Housing, Food Insecurity, and Mental Health
3 Rivers Community Foundation (3RCF) is very pleased to have been selected to distribute approximately $415,000 in grants to nonprofits in Benton and Franklin counties to impact the social determinants of heath. This funding is made available through the Greater Columbia Accountable Community of Health Fund in collaboration with the Benton Franklin Community Health Alliance and 3 Rivers Community Foundation. The application is now available at http://3rcf.org/non-profits/how-to-apply-for-a-grant/ and the deadline for applications is May 15th, 2021 at 5pm.
The purpose of this funding is to formally recognize, evaluate, and resource investments in social determinants of health. The social determinants of health are linked to the economic and social conditions and their distribution among the population that influence individual and group differences in health status. They are health-promoting factors found in one's living and working conditions (such as the distribution of income, wealth, influence, and power), rather than individual risk factors (such as behavioral risk factors or genetics) that influence the risk for a disease, or vulnerability to disease or injury. The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work, and age.
“3RCF is grateful to have the opportunity to support large scale projects that can really move the needle on these critical issues,” says Abbey Cameron, Executive Director of 3 Rivers Community Foundation. “It is crucial for the health of community to create funding opportunities to focus on these key factors. We have incredible nonprofits who know how to address these social determinants of health, and we are thrilled to be able to support them.”
For this grant opportunity, the Benton Franklin Community Health Alliance has identified the following Social Determinants of Health. Submitted proposals must address one of these areas of focus:
ways they help our community remove barriers to good health.”
Examples of projects supported in 2019 by a previous round of this funding:
The application can be found at http://3rcf.org/non-profits/how-to-apply-for-a-grant/.
To make a donation to 3RCF visit https://threeriverscf.fcsuite.com/erp/donate.
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