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Nevada County Project Proposal

Program Overview

The theme for Dignity Health’s 2023 Community Health Improvement Grants program focuses on collaboration with an emphasis on responding to significant health needs identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment. The goal of the program is to develop strategic partnerships between community-based organizations that link services directly to Dignity Health’s Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, leveraging resources that address priority health issues and utilizing creative strategies that have a direct, positive and lasting impact on the health of disadvantaged individuals and families.

Priorities

Listed below are the top 5 ranked significant health needs in order of priority for Nevada County. The remaining priority needs can be located in the most current Community Health Needs Assessments.

  1. Access to Basic Needs Such as Housing, Jobs, and Food
  2. Access to Mental/Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services
  3. Access to Quality Primary Care Health Services
  4. Access  to Specialty and Extended Care
  5. System Navigation: System navigation refers to an individual’s ability to traverse fragmented social services and healthcare systems.

Program Requirements

  • Be a 501(c)3 organization (e.g., community health centers, Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), non-government run FQHC look-a-likes, faith-based centers, family resource centers, community-based organizations and faith-based organizations).
  • Work in collaboration with a minimum of 3 organizations.
  • Program/Project responds to two or more of the stated priority health needs. 

Application Process

To apply for the 2023 Community Health Improvement Grants program in Nevada County, please click below to download the proposal instructions and application:

2023 Community Health Improvement Grant Nevada County Proposal Instructions

2023 Community Health Improvement Grant Nevada County Proposal Application

Proposals are due by Friday, August 12, 2022 at 5:00 PM.
No LATE application submissions will be accepted.

Please submit your completed proposal to
[email protected]

We sincerely appreciate all the hard work you do that has a tremendous impact on our community.