Community Connections 2013 Grant Review Process and Timeline


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  • We have invested $7.2 million in Preventive Oral Health through Early Childhood Oral Health Initiative Safety Net Dental Clinics Oral Health Case management Oral Health Capacity Building Project Children’s Oral Health Action Team
  • We have invested $871,000 in the SOSNet initiative in Preventive Oral Health through planning activities, helping providers increase access to capital, and developing the primary care workforce.
  • The challenge grants will consist of one $5,000 payment and an additional payment of up to $2,500 to match an identical amount raised between November 2013 and October 2014. The match can be obtained from foundations, private donors, fundraising events, a loan from the Finance Fund, or other means, but must be used for the project for which the organization is applying for a Community Connections grant. In-kind donations will not count toward the match. If an organization is awarded a challenge grant, it will receive its first payment of $5,000 in November 2013. Organizations may submit a request for the challenge grant payment of up to $2,500 no earlier than May 1, 2014, but no later than October 31, 2014, and only after the organization provides evidence of the matching funds.
  • Community Connections 2013 Grant Review Process and Timeline

    1. 1. Community Connections 2013Grant Review Process and Timeline
    2. 2. About HealthPath• Started in 1999• The Anthem Foundation of Ohio• Chose two strategic focus areas• Family Violence Prevention• Preventive Oral Health Care• Added a third area in 2011• Strengthening Ohio’s Safety Net (SOSNet)• Invested $14+ million to date
    3. 3. Preventive Oral Health
    4. 4. SOSNet
    5. 5. Community Connections Grant Program• Grants of up to $5,000 or $7,500• Regular grants of $5,000• Challenge grants• A $5,000 grant + a challenge grant of up to $2,500 with a1:1match• Best and promising practices• Increase access to care
    6. 6. Challenge Grants• One $5,000 payment• One payment of up to $2,500• Matches identical amount raised between July 2013and October 2014• Sources of the match can include• Grants from other foundations• Private donations• Fundraising events• Finance Fund loan
    7. 7. Who Should Apply• Safety net healthcare providers• Primary care, dental, behavioral, etc.• Social service organizations• Schools• For projects that help children access services• Government or quasi-government agencies• Single agency or collaboration• Serve at least 1 of our 36 counties
    8. 8. Geographic Service Area
    9. 9. Grant Review Process• Letter of Intent• Internal review panel• Invited proposals• External review panel of volunteer proposal readers• Grant awards• Grantee Recognition Luncheon• Evaluation workshop
    10. 10. Volunteer Grant Proposal Readers• Representative of 36-county region• Online training• Review grant proposal individually• In-person group discussion
    11. 11. TimelineActivity DateLetters of Intent due Friday, May 31, 2013, 12:00 noonNotification of LOI acceptance Wednesday, June 26, 2013Proposal reader training August 2013Full proposals due Friday, August 2, 2013, 12:00 noonProposal review August and September 2013Notification of grant awards Friday, November 8, 2013Grantee Recognition Luncheon andEvaluation WorkshopFriday, November 22, 2013
    12. 12. www.healthpathohio.orgChristine Mulvin | Program OfficerTheresa Wukusick | Executive DirectorThe HealthPath Foundation of Ohio200 West Fourth StreetCincinnati, Ohio 45202-2775tel: 513-241-2880 | fax: 513-768-6133