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Community Grant Funding Program

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In keeping with the mission of The Foundation of Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital to improve the health status of the community and region, the Board of Directors established a community grant funding program in 1989. Grants are made periodically to assist local groups addressing significant regional health and wellness issues within Clinton, Essex and/or Franklin Counties.

A committee of volunteers representing a cross‐section of the community has established the guidelines and criteria for the grant program. The committee will consider programs that address any health-related issues. Collaborative projects showing cooperation with other agencies are also encouraged.

Grants will be awarded throughout the year.

•    Funding Considerations:

•    Reliability, past record, the mission of the organization

•    Financial feasibility of the project

•    Priority may be given for an organization pursuing multi‐funding sources

•    Partial funding of a project may be considered

•    It is preferred that grant dollars are targeted for a specific project versus general operating funding

•    Project is not a duplicative service in the community

•    Organization/requesting entity should be a not for profit

A complete grant request must include a completed application form, a budget for the project and an operating budget for the overall organization

A one‐page report is required within one year after funding is received. The report should include results and specific measurable outcomes.

We expect The Foundation of CVPH to be recognized if a grant is received. All press releases or media information must be pre‐approved by the foundation.

Download application here

For questions, please call The Foundation Office at (518) 562‐7169.