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Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Redding Now Accepting Applications for Community Grants


Since 1991, the Community Grant Program has awarded more than $64 million to 3,285 community-based health improvement projects across the Dignity Health service area.
REDDING, CA – June 23, 2017 - Dignity Health Mercy Medical Center Redding is now accepting applications for Dignity Health Community Grants. The Dignity Health Community Grants Program partners Dignity Health North State hospitals, including St. Elizabeth Community Hospital, Mercy Medical Center Redding and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta, with other nonprofit organizations working to improve the health and quality of life of the communities they serve and which exemplify Dignity Health’s five core values. These core values include: dignity, collaboration, justice, stewardship, and excellence.

Since 1991, the Community Grant Program has awarded more than $64 million to 3,285 community-based health improvement projects across the Dignity Health service area. Grant funds have been used to deliver services and strengthen service systems, as well as improving the health and well-being of vulnerable and underserved populations. The program is one way Dignity Health puts its mission and values into practice. In order to be considered for funding, projects must involve collaboration with other organizations and must benefit those served by Dignity Health North State facilities. 

For a full list of grant criteria and details on the 2017-2018 application process, please visit www.dignityhealth.org/communitygrants. Letters of Intent are due July 20th. Please direct any questions to Alexis Ross, Manager of Service Area Community Benefit & Strategy, at Alexis.Ross@DignityHealth.org.  

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About Dignity Health North State
Mercy Medical Center Redding, St. Elizabeth Community Hospital in Red Bluff, and Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta are Dignity Health North State hospitals sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of Auburn. The hospitals are passionate about patient care, committed to community outreach, advocates for the underserved, and dedicated to delivering quality, affordable health services to those in need.  All three hospitals have been honored with numerous awards.  Mercy Medical Center Redding has received National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award for eight consecutive years and the Healthgrades' Distinguished Hospital Award for three consecutive years.

St. Elizabeth Community Hospital received a Thomson Reuters 100 Top Hospital in the Nation for seven consecutive years – an honor no other California hospital of its size has achieved. Mercy Medical Center Mt. Shasta has been recognized as a Top 100 Critical Access hospital in the Nation by the National Rural Health Association.  The hospitals also offer a broad array of outpatient services and the senior services of the Golden Umbrella Adult Day Health Care and Shasta Senior Nutrition Programs.  

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