CareSource Foundation Funds 28 Grants in Ohio totaling $215,000

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Akron, Cleveland and Warren organizations receive $56,500 in Foundation Grants

The CareSource Foundation recently awarded its third round of quarterly grants for 2013. The Foundation provides grants to organizations in health and human services domains with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health issues, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio.

The CareSource Foundation was created to fund non-profit organizations that share the Foundation’s mission of advancing the health and well-being of underserved people in the communities they serve by providing innovative solutions and funding to address health care needs. Organizations awarded grants have been chosen because of their work to promote the well-being of people they interact with as well as their dedication to creating change.

Attached is a complete listing of third quarter CareSource Foundation Fund Grants

CareSource would like to highlight a Foundation grant from this quarter:

  • Joseph’s Home is the only transitional housing provider in NE Ohio to offer supervised, extended medical treatment for homeless men with acute illness.  They are part of a collaborative effort in Cleveland linking hospitals, community agencies, emergency shelters and health care facilities in a 7-county area.  The CareSource Foundation grant of $7,500 will help with a HUD funding match to extend critical health services for homeless men.

CareSource Foundation grant recipients in the Akron, Cleveland and Warren areas:

  1. Catholic Charities (Cleveland):  $7,000 grant to support the “Help Me Grow” parent education program
  2. Community Health Center (Akron):  $5,000 grant to provide comprehensive prevention education, treatment and housing services for those with addictive/compulsive disorders
  3. Hope Academy for Autism (Warren):  $7,000 grant to provide development resources for parents of children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  4. Near Westside Multi-Services (Cleveland):  $10,000 grant to provide health screenings,  wellness workshops and chronic illness management for low-income families
  5. Neighborhood Healthcare (Cleveland):  $10,000 grant to provide health and interpretation services for over 14,000 non-English speaking refugee families in the region
  6. Pregnancy Care of Summit County (Akron):  $5,000 grant to support education, health services and case management services for young, low-income mothers
  7. The Metanoia Project (Cleveland):  $5,000 grant focused on moving shelter-resistant homeless women into safe, supported environments

About CareSource

CareSource is a non-profit health plan headquartered in Dayton, Ohio. As one of the nation’s largest Managed Medicaid Plans, CareSource serves nearly 1 million Medicaid consumers in Ohio and Kentucky. As of October 1, theCareSource Just4Me health plan is now available on the Health Insurance Marketplace in Ohio. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.

 

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