Grants to Boost Community Health Projects

September 14th, 2018

GRANTS TO BOOST COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECTS
ThedaCare Medical Center-New London Making Funds Available

Non-profit organizations and individuals looking to make an impact on the community’s health are invited to apply to a new grant program created by ThedaCare Medical Center-New London.

“This is an opportunity for us to partner with community members and organizations to enhance the health and well-being of our area residents and communities,” said Paul Ziemer, board member of ThedaCare Medical Center-New London.

The grant program is dedicated to supporting and enhancing community health, healthcare outreach, education, patient care, rehabilitation and wellness services that contribute to a better quality of life for citizens in Wolf River region, including Clintonville, Embarrass, Fremont, Hortonville, Manawa, Marion, New London, Shiocton and Weyauwega.

To be considered for funding, the applicant must be a 501c3 and the project should serve an identified and proven health need in the communities served by the New London hospital. The project may involve collaborative efforts with other community providers and organizations. In addition, there must be a justified cost with defined measurable outcomes.

Grants from $500 to $20,000 will be considered and awarded based on available funds, the demand for funding of other projects, and the justifiable cost of the requested grant. Applications for this annual grant cycle must be received by December 1, 2018.

Applications and guidelines are available at thedacare.org/NewLondonGrant.

About ThedaCare
For more than 100 years, ThedaCare® has been committed to finding a better way to deliver serious and complex healthcare to patients throughout Northeast and Central Wisconsin. The organization serves over 200,000 patients annually and employs more than 6,700 healthcare professionals throughout the region. ThedaCare has seven hospitals located in Appleton, Neenah, Berlin, Waupaca, Shawano, New London and Wild Rose, as well as 31 clinics in nine counties and the ThedaCare Regional Cancer Center in Appleton. ThedaCare is the first in Wisconsin to be a Mayo Clinic Care Network Member, giving our specialists the ability to consult with Mayo Clinic experts on a patient’s care. ThedaCare is a non-profit healthcare organization with a level II trauma center, comprehensive cancer treatment, stroke and cardiac programs as well as a foundation dedicated to community service.