Each year, Northridge Hospital participates in the Dignity Health Community Grant Program, which focuses on supporting nonprofit community organizations whose mission is to provide access to health care services for underserved populations. In 2019, we are proud to award four grants - totaling $145,952. Since 2002, we are proud to say that we have awarded nearly $3 Million in community grants to 111 non-profit groups.
2019 Community Grants
Congratulations to these deserving organizations and their collaborating partners who are winners of grants in January 2019:
- California State University, Northridge/Strength United – $45,000
The CSUN Campus Care Advocate program will provide education, prevention, advocacy and treatment for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence for students, faculty and staff at CSUN, and develop a team approach that includes an expansion of the program over multiple disciplines.
- LA Family Housing – $40,000
Healthy Homes – Campus Health Center will use the grant funding for the new health center at Family Housing’s Campus headquarters to provide a centralized, dedicated source of health care treatment for Healthy Home program participants who were formerly homeless.
- Coalition to Abolish Slavery & Trafficking (CAST) – $35,000
A Continuum of Care for Human Trafficking Survivors and Specialized Youth Programs will provide outreach, case management and emergency response services to survivors and minors/transitional aged youth to help them recover from the trauma they have experienced, and establish independent lives through employment and housing.
- Catholic Charities – $25,952
The Healthy Families Initiative will offer exercise, nutrition education and supplemental food to combat obesity, and encourage community engagement in the low-income, low-access region of the West Valley.