Introduction to GHF Grants
Georgetown Health Foundation’s grantmaking is focused on its strategic initiatives and priorities:
- Healthy Living
Focus on health care and health promotion for children, youth, elders, and families who are low-income and/or have significant need.
- Support community access to affordable, quality health care.
- Increase access to mental and behavioral health care.
- Encourage health promotion programs.
- Healthy Community
Focus on sustaining and strengthening safety net services for children, youth, elders, and families who are low-income and/or have significant need.
- Sustain and enhance basic needs services, including:
- Food Insecurity;
- Emergency Financial Assistance;
- Support emergency shelter initiatives for youth.
- Increase access to affordable, quality child care and out-of-school care.
Nonprofit organizations that meet one or more of the strategic priority areas described above may be eligible for funding.
- The applying organization serves residents of greater Georgetown. This includes community members residing within the following zip codes: 78626, 78627, 78628, 78633, 78673, and 78674.
- The applying organization serves low-income families within the greater Georgetown area. Georgetown Health Foundation defines “low-income families” as families whose total annual income is no more than 200% above federal poverty guidelines in any given year.
Following submission of the Letter of Intent (LOI) and its required attachments, nonprofit organizations will either be invited to submit a full grant application, OR will receive notification that their process has concluded for the grant cycle.