GHF has an annual grantmaking process. Click here or go to the Grants Tab to learn more.
GHF manages community meeting rooms which may be used by nonprofit organizations whose work aligns with the mission objectives of GHF.
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What makes a healthy community? At Georgetown Health Foundation, we believe good health in our community depends on our heads and hearts – which is what we’re putting to work for our Georgetown neighbors. We’re using our heads to conduct and analyze research about our community’s health.
Georgetown Health Foundation’s multi-faceted philanthropy is grounded in our rich history of relationship-building. We leverage our resources to generate and accelerate positive change in our community’s health through programs and connections.
Georgetown Health Foundation supports nonprofit organizations offering a range of safety net services, from primary health care to emergency shelter through our grantmaking.
Georgetown Health Foundation generates and accelerates positive change in our Community’s health.
The Foundation works collaboratively with its community to improve the health of Georgetown residents through partnerships, experience, knowledge, and funding.
We imagine our Community as one in which all are empowered to build and sustain healthy, productive lives and we believe the health of Georgetown residents is influenced by the environment in which they live.
Georgetown Health Foundation agrees with the World Health Organization’s definition of health as ‘a complete state of physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of infirmity.
We believe the social determinants of health (SDoH) are powerful influencers on this comprehensive definition of health.
“The social determinants of health are the conditions in which people are born, grow, work, live, and age, and the wider set of forces and systems shaping the conditions of daily life. These forces and systems include economic policies and systems, development agendas, social norms, social policies and political systems.”
GHF’s strategic priorities reflect the critical needs identified in our 2015 Southeast Georgetown Needs Assessment.
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Exceeds $22 million in its total community contributions from 2007-2019 / Through 46 grant awards in 2018 and 2019, GHF has invested over $3.1 million to strengthen Georgetown’s health & human service infrastructure.Read More...
The Georgetown Health Foundation is proud to present the history of medicine with a documentary and book, Caring for Georgetown: The Story of a Hospital and a Community 1848-2018.Read More...
The Georgetown Health Foundation is proud to present the history of medicine with a documentary and book, Caring for Georgetown: The Story of Healthcare, a Hospital and a Community 1848-2018.Read More...