Letters of interest being accepted for Community Benefit Grants Program

Published 6:51 pm Friday, December 1, 2023

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The Outer Banks Health Development Council is accepting letters of interest for the Community Benefit Grants Program for projects that increase access to healthcare in the following areas:

  • Healthy living/chronic disease prevention and management
  • Access to care/social determinants of health
  • Older adults, specifically focused on dementia and Alzheimer’s
  • Substance abuse/mental health
  • Transportation

Letters of interest are due on or before Thursday, November 30 at 5 p.m. through electronic submission. To submit a letter of interest on behalf of an organization, visit ecuhealth.org/communitybenefit. Only letters submitted through this online process will be accepted. Be sure to link to The Outer Banks Hospital’s grant program when submitting letters of interest.

Grants will be awarded as part of the 2024-2025 Community Benefit Grants Program. The grant cycle is July 1, 2024 through June 30, 2025. Funding is available for government entities or nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status in Dare County, in Currituck County and on Ocracoke Island. In 2023, $120,000 was awarded to 10 area nonprofits and agencies to help with access to healthcare projects.

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For additional information, contact Lyndsey Hornock at 252-449-9183 or Lyndsey.Hornock@theobh.com.