Funding for COVID-19-related requests nonetheless out there
BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) — The Central Oregon Well being Council awarded its 41st COVID-19 Mini-grant on Wednesday of final week, having now distributed greater than $185,000 in small grants.
Emergency funding for COVID-19 requests opened on the finish of March, with functions spanning every little thing from the manufacturing of masks and hand sanitizer to telehealth prices to photo voltaic mobile phone chargers for the homeless.
The COHC has additionally awarded funding to teams requesting emergency reduction funds for susceptible households, tents for the homeless as a result of decreased shelter capability and meal supply for households in quarantine.
“We give precedence to the grants that transcend the common price of doing enterprise,” says Donna Mills, government director of the Central Oregon Well being Council. “We’ve been thrilled to see such inventive, but essential requests.”
Grantees embody the Criminal County Well being Division, the Ronald McDonald Home Charities, the Excessive Desert Meals & Farm Alliance, BestCare Therapy Companies, Stroke Consciousness Oregon, and dozens of others.
The COHC historically funds tasks centered on large-scale system innovation and pilot applications geared toward creating lasting change. They made funding out there for small emergency requests in response to the COVID-19 disaster.
“We’re removed from realizing the total affect of COVID-19 on our neighborhood,” says Mills, “however by awarding emergency grants, we hope to minimize the burden of restoration on households and the well being system in each the close to and distant future.”
To Apply for a Mini-Grant: Requests of $5,000 or much less can be found now. Requests should concentrate on the well being and well-being of people affected by COVID-19. Please go to cohealthcouncil.org to use.
In regards to the Central Oregon Well being Council: The Central Oregon Well being Council works to enhance well being care whereas each reducing the price of care and elevating affected person and supplier satisfaction. Past this, they supply visionary management to enhance neighborhood well being and stop pointless well being care. Go to www.cohealthcouncil.org for extra data.
— to ktvz.com