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CCHC Grant Deadline Nears

Cape Cod Healthcare’s FY2017 Annual Strategic Grant proposal deadline is August 26, 2016.  The RFP is part of an annual competitive grant process focused on addressing the unmet health needs of the residents of Barnstable County and is open to all non-profit community organizations with qualifying proposals that meet at least one of the following guidelines:

Address and positively impact chronic or infectious disease management and/or
Support initiatives targeted at individuals and families facing mental health disorders

Grant proposals must address at least one of the following specific chronic or infectious diseases or mental health issues, and meet funding guidelines related to vulnerable populations and measurable outcomes.

Mental health:
High or increasing rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide
Use of hospital emergency departments for psychiatric care
Declining availability of outpatient psychiatric care
Access to and navigation of available mental health services in Barnstable County

Chronic and infectious diseases:
Cardiovascular disease
Hepatitis C
Tick-borne illnesses

The FY2017 Annual Strategic Grants program will provide up to $200,000 in grants to support projects ranging from $15,000 to $30,000. The deadline for submission of strategic grant proposals is August 26, 2016. Grant selection will be finalized in November 2016 by the CCHC Community Health Committee. The funding period runs from January 1 – September 30, 2017.

Cape Cod Health Care Community Benefits Program is a representative to Barnstable County Health and Human Services Advisory Council which is responsible for providing advice to the Department of Human Services concerning the human service needs of the residents of Barnstable County.