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Community Benefit

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Community Benefit brochure.

Does your organization have a plan for making a difference in the health of the community? If so, we'd like to hear from you.

The Owensboro Health Community Benefit program provides financial assistance to designated nonprofit organizations, governmental or public entities who are working to address identified community health priorities based on their local community health needs assessments and/or community health improvement plans. Eligible organizations must serve one or more of the following counties: Breckinridge, Butler, Daviess, Grayson, Hancock, Henderson, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, McLean, Ohio, Union and Webster in Kentucky and Perry and Spencer Counties in Indiana.

Apply for a Grant

In order to apply, an organization's activities or project must:

  • Address identified health needs
  • Seek measurable improvement in health status, access to care or use of healthcare resources.

Funds are also available to non-profit entities offering specific programs and activities not directly related to health care, but which address root causes of health problems.

Full Grants

Mini-Grants (under $1,000)

    Mini-grant applications for year ending May 31st, 2015 are no longer being accepted. All funds for this program have been allocated. New applications will be accepted beginning June 1, 2015. 

    Community Benefit in Action

    See how Green River District Health Department's DC-CAP program is making a difference to people who need prescription assistance.

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    Contact Us

    For additional information, email the Community Benefit staff or call (270) 691-8270.

    How is Owensboro Doing?

    Visit our Community Health Needs Assessment website to see how Owensboro measures up in 100 health categories — and what we can do to improve. Read the data.