Health grants available for non-profits

August 21, 2013 

The Greater Lee’s Summit Healthcare Foundation is offering grants to not-for-profit organizations or others set up to administer programs that enhance, improve or empower health and wellness within the area.

Priority is given to proposals most consistent with the foundation’s mission and with widest potential benefit to the community. Proposals may include:

• Research

• Education

• Public training programs

• Programs in schools

• Clinics for indigent care

• Equipment

• Services

Preference is given to requests for funds to seed a cause that can be self-supporting within a reasonable time. Applicants may ask for multi-year grants. Grants of $2,500 or greater will be considered. All requests must be on a foundation application submitted Sept. 1 to Oct. 31, and grants awarded will be announced in January 2014.

Grants will not be given for day-to-day operating expenses or salaries with the exception of seed dollars. No grants will be given to benefit individuals. Applications will be evaluated based on innovation, focus, probability of achieving goals, budget, and the potential positive impact on the community. Complete guidelines and applications are available at www.lshealthcare.org. For additional questions email grant@lshealthcare.org.

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