Speare Memorial Hospital Now Accepting Applications for Community Health Grants

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Speare Memorial Hospital is committed to ensuring that our community achieves optimal health.  This takes the efforts of many organizations working together toward a common vision.

The SMH Community Health Grant Program provides funding to organizations with activities and initiatives that address a community health need. Grants are awarded to groups that significantly improve the health of the citizens in our region.

Grant requests must be for a minimum of $2,000.  No applicant is assured of grant funding for any given year or from one year to the next.

Eligible organizations must be tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, and serve a region that aligns closely with Speare’s service area. The funding period is October 1-September 30th.

Applications and supplemental information are due by June 15th.

For more information contact: Cheryl Callnan, Director of Development, Speare Memorial Hospital at 603-238-2211 or ccallnan@spearehospital.com

Now Accepting Applications for Community Health Grants

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Speare Memorial Hospital is committed to providing excellent healthcare for our community everyday; with an overall objective of ensuring that our community achieves optimal health.  As such, Speare has been our community’s health resource for many generations, not only providing care when individuals are injured or ill, but also helping our community manage their health with health education, prevention and wellness, screenings and primary care.  BUT achieving optimal health takes the efforts of many organizations all working together toward a common vision.  To best achieve our vision of optimal health for our community, Speare created the SMH Community Health Grant Program.

The SMH Community Health Grant Program was established to provide funding to organizations to help accomplish significant results in improving the health of the citizens in the region we serve. Speare’s service area includes the towns of Alexandria, Ashland, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Ellsworth, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Lincoln, Plymouth, Rumney, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth and Woodstock.

Each year the SMH Board of Directors will approve a pool of funds available to support community health initiatives.  Grant requests will be solicited from eligible entities for program activities and initiatives that address a community health need as identified in the Central NH Health Partnership Community Needs Assessment.  Grant requests must be for a minimum of $2,000.  Grant awards will be dependent upon the size of the pool and the number of approved grant applications received.  No applicant is assured of grant funding for any given year or from one year to the next.

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Speare Issues RFP for Community Health Grants

Speare Memorial Hospital has issued its annual request for proposals from qualifying organizations to its Community Health Grant Program.

Organizations eligible to apply must be:

  • Tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.INFO-AND-AP-300x132 Speare Issues RFP for Community Health Grants
  • Aligned closely with Speare’s primary service area including the towns of Alexandria, Ashland, Bridgewater, Bristol, Campton, Ellsworth, Groton, Hebron, Holderness, Lincoln, Plymouth, Rumney, Thornton, Warren, Waterville Valley, Wentworth and Woodstock.
  • Submitting a proposal aimed at helping our communities best achieve optimal health.
  • Making a grant request for a minimum of $2,000.

The deadline for grant proposals along with the required application is end-of-business on Monday, June 15. The funding period for Speare’s Community Health Grants is October 1, 2015 – September 30, 2016.

Click here for complete instructions and to download an application for Speare’s Community Health Grant Program.

Speare’s community Health Grant Program was established to provide funding to organizations to help accomplish significant results in improving population health in our central New Hampshire communities.  Explains Speare’s President & CEO Michelle McEwen, FACHE,

“Speare Memorial Hospital has been our communities’ health resource for many generations, and we are committed to providing excellent healthcare to our community every day, in pursuit of each individual achieving optimal health.  This means not only providing care for the injured and ill, but helping individuals take an active role in managing their own health through education, prevention, wellness and primary care.  To that end, it takes the efforts of many organizations in our region working together toward that common goal.”

Each year Speare’s Board of Directors approves a pool of funds to support the Community Health Grant Program.  An appointed committee reviews all grant requests that address a community health need as identified in the Central New Hampshire Health Partnership Community Needs Assessment, also available online with the grant application.  Grant awards will be dependent upon the size of the pool and the number of grant applications received.

Organizations with questions or that would like more information should contact Speare’s Director of Development Julie DeGalan at (603) 238-2211 or via email at jdegalan@spearehospital.com.

Speare Memorial Hospital—nationally ranked as a Top 100 Critical Access Hospital and 2015 HealthStrong™ Hospital— is a 24-hour, acute care, non-profit community hospital and health care provider serving Plymouth and the communities of central New Hampshire. Join us on LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter.