HRH Supports Community through Grants, Applications Available
March 25, 2011
Holy Rosary Healthcare (HRH) is now accepting grant applications as part of the HRH community benefit program to supporting health-related organizations and initiatives in Miles City and eastern Montana.
In 2010, HRH provided over $1.85 million in charity care, $152,058 in community health improvement services, and $226,706 in community building activities. Additionally, the Community Benefit Committee of the HRH Board of Directors has also awarded more than $90,000 in grants within the last four years to community and regional projects.
HRH Community Benefit Committee focuses on meeting the needs of the communities in Holy Rosary’s service area in accord with the mission of HRH. The committee proactively recommends programs and services that change the health of the communities for the better. The grants are funded through the Holy Rosary Healthcare Mission Fund, which was established in 2001 to support critical healthcare initiatives with significant community impact. The Community Benefit Committee reviews these grant applications for disbursement. Since its inception more than $250,000 has been awarded to eastern Montana organizations.
Programs such as the Community Table Soup Kitchen, Pregnancy Outreach Clinic, Miles City Community Garden, Miles City Unified School District, Sacred Heart School, Miles City Fire & Ambulance Department, ROCKS, Powder River First Responders, Terry Public Schools, Broadus Public Schools, Men on a Mission, SADD and many more have been supported. The grant dollars have reached people in Custer, Powder River and Prairie counties.
Critical healthcare initiative that impacts the requesting community
The requesting organization or project is based in eastern Montana;
Demonstrates a commitment to the Holy Rosary Healthcare mission, vision and values;
Forms collaborative partnerships that improve the health of the community;
Impacts a significant number of people in need as documented in recent surveys and/or other community resource data;
Uses creative and innovative approaches to meet unmet needs;
Uses resources effectively;
Documents measurable outcomes that demonstrate the success of the project;
Addresses the needs of the economically disadvantaged and includes them in planning and executing the project when appropriate.
To obtain an application, please contact HRH Administration at 406-233-2602.