Cape Cod Healthcare seeks community benefits grant applicants

HYANNIS – Cape Cod Healthcare (CCHC) is pleased to release its 2021 Annual Strategic Grant Request for Proposals (RFP), part of an annual competitive grant process focused on addressing the unmet health needs of Barnstable County residents.

The program is open to all nonprofit community organizations operating in Barnstable County with programs aligned with CCHC Community Benefits priorities.

Proposals must be designed to reduce and/or prevent the occurrences and severity of chronic and infectious diseases in Barnstable County through best practices and collaborative approaches. The following targeted conditions include: cancer, chronic & infectious disease(s), maternal health, heart failure, pulmonary rehabilitation, diabetes, oral health/dental services, nutrition, Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease and other neurological health conditions, and stroke.

“Cape Cod Healthcare is proud of our role as a leading contributor in improving the lives of our friends and neighbors,” said Christopher Lawson, senior vice president and Chief Development Officer at Cape Cod Healthcare. “There are so many deserving organizations making life on Cape Cod better for our residents and we look forward to working together by providing financial support and forging strategic partnerships to improve the quality of life for those who call Cape Cod home.”

Cape Cod Healthcare Community Benefits will award up to $300,000 total for programs executed Jan. 1, 2021 – Sept. 30, 2021, through a competitive grant-making process. Grant awards will range from $15,000 to $30,000 and are for one year only.

The deadline for submission of strategic grant proposals is Oct. 29. Applicants will be notified of award by Dec. 9. The funding period runs from Jan. 1 – Sept. 30, 2021.

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