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December 20, 2019 (Cleveland)

HealthComp Foundation Announces Grants to Organizations Advancing Health Equity

HealthComp Foundation Announces GrantsThe HealthComp Foundation announces grants totaling $207,000 are being awarded to eight nonprofit organizations working to advance health equity for Northeast Ohioans.

Organizations and projects selected for funding in late 2019 were as follows:

  • Better Health Partnership - $25,000 to establish a Pathways Community HUB to coordinate care and resources for high-need, at-risk individuals in Cuyahoga County in 2020.
  • Birthing Beautiful Communities - $25,000 to reduce infant mortality through perinatal support specialists.
  • ideastream - $30,000 for Be Well health programming.
  • Linking Employment, Abilities and Potential (LEAP) - $35,000 for employment services for individuals with disabilities.
  • Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coalition - $35,000 to strengthen behavioral health care for children and youth.
  • Northern Ohioans for Budget Legislation Equality (NOBLE) - $27,000 to increase access to public benefits for low-income individuals.
  • Rid-All Foundation - $25,000 for community workshops on food preparation.
  • Union Miles Development Corporation - $25,000 to increase greenspace in the Union Miles neighborhood.

“We are grateful for the impactful work in the community being done by each of these organizations to ensure all Northeast Ohioans have the opportunity to lead their healthiest lives,” said HealthComp Foundation Board Chair Heidi Gullett, M.D. “We are pleased to be able to support their work.”

About the HealthComp Foundation: The HealthComp Foundation was established in 2016 utilizing funding from a prior business venture of The Center for Health Affairs’ for-profit affiliate, HealthComp, Inc. In creating the foundation, The Center and its members seek to reinvest in the Northeast Ohio community by supporting collaborative work that will make a positive impact. The Foundation’s mission is to accelerate a healthy community through high-quality healthcare services, community partnerships and investment. Its vision is to foster a future norm where healthcare collaboration promotes health equity in the community.

TWEETABLE: The HealthComp Foundation announces grants totaling $207,000 in support of eight nonprofit organizations working to advance health equity for Northeast Ohioans.