Franciscan Health awards $450,000 in social impact grants • Northwest Indiana Business Magazine
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Franciscan Health awards $450,000 in social impact grants

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Franciscan Health awarded more than $450,000 in community health improvement grants through its Social Impact Partnership Program.

A total of 57 non-profits located throughout Franciscan Health’s Indiana service regions and south suburban Chicago were selected from 105 applications to receive funding of up to $10,000 per organization.

Grant recipients in the Hammond/Muster/Dyer region include: Boys and Girls Club of Greater Northwest Indiana; Food Bank of Northwest Indiana; Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana; Hope Christian Church; Housing Opportunities; Indiana Immunization Coalition; Indiana Women in Need Foundation; Ivy Tech; Purdue University; The Cancer Support Center; Top 20; TradeWinds; and Women’s Care Center.

Grant Recipients in Northern Indiana (including Michigan City and Crown Point) include: Citizens Concerned for the Homeless; Community Help Network, Inc.; Dunebrook, Inc.; Girls on the Run of Northwest Indiana; Healthy Communities of LaPorte County; Hilltop Neighborhood House; Housing Opportunities; Indiana Women in Need Foundation; Interfaith Community PADS; Open Door Community Alliance, Inc.; Opportunity Enterprises; Purdue Extension; Stepping Stone Shelter for Women, Inc.; The Salvation Army; and The Caring Place, Inc.

The program develops partnerships between Franciscan Health and non-profit health and human service agencies that provide services in at-risk communities served by the health system.


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