SAN ANDREAS, CA – June 8, 2020 - Mark Twain Medical Center, (MTMC) through its affiliation with Dignity Health, has announced the opening of the 2020 Dignity Health Community Grants Program.
Each grant program candidate must submit a letter of intent by the August 31st deadline in order to be considered. Applicants must be a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization or have a fiscal agent that is a 501(c) (3) organization and capable of administering the funds; the project or program must be a response to the health priorities identified in the 2019 MTMC Community Health Assessment and Community Benefit plan.
The Dignity Health Community Grants Program is designed to support nonprofits that collaborate to address community health needs, particularly those that focus on underserved populations. Therefore, the projects to be funded must involve collaboration with 3 other local organizations and be linked to Mark Twain Medical Center.
Mark Twain Medical Center’s Executive Leadership Team will carefully evaluate the programs to determine which best address the unmet health needs as revealed in Mark Twain Medical Center Community Needs Assessment. MTMC will be awarding $33,000 this grant year in January of 2021.
For more information or to apply for a grant, visit our website at marktwainmedicalcenter.org and click on the ‘About Us’ tab and follow the link to Community Grants. Letters of Intent are due to the area representative, Nicki Stevens, by Monday, August 31st 2020.
About Mark Twain Medical Center
Founded in 1951, Mark Twain Medical Center is a 25-bed, Critical Access Hospital providing inpatient acute care, outpatient services and emergency services. The Medical Center’s Medical Staff represents a broad range of specialties that ensure access to high quality medical care in a rural community. In addition to being a major provider of health services, Mark Twain Medical Center is also one of the area’s largest employers. More than 300 people are employed at the hospital and its five Family Medical Centers. The Medical Center is a member of Dignity Health, the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in the nation. For more information, please visit our website at www.marktwainmedicalcenter.org. Mark Twain Medical Center is also on Facebook.