2021 Wayne Memorial Health Foundation Community Grants Available

2021 Wayne Memorial Health Foundation Community Grants Available

(Honesdale, May 12, 2021)… Non-profit groups providing health-related programs or services in Wayne or Pike Counties, or Carbondale or Forest City areas, PA in need of support funding may qualify for a Community Grant from the Wayne Memorial Health Foundation (WMHF). Applications will be accepted from organizations whose focus includes health care-related services in the areas of injury and disease prevention and treatment and the promotion of good health and wellbeing for residents in the Wayne Memorial Health System service area.

Applicants must complete a WMHF program application that includes proof of their IRS 501(c) 3 tax-exempt status; submission of their group’s non-discrimination policy; demonstration that they are not providing unnecessary duplication of services in the community; provision of written statement of their objectives, target population, anticipated benefits, activities and evaluation procedures. Applications and guidelines are available on Wayne Memorial Hospital’s webpage at wmh.org, or may be obtained from Wayne Memorial Health Foundation, Attn: Jack Dennis, 601 Park Street, Honesdale, PA 18431, or by calling (570) 251-6533 or emailing dennis@wmh.org. Applications are due no later than June 30, 2021.

Organizations that received funding from the 2020 WMHF Community Grant Program and wish to re-apply must provide a Progress Report with (or prior to) their application that details the use of the 2021 grant funds and the status of their project, if they have not already provided a report previously.  Applicants, also, this year, must include a narrative on their experience with the COVID-19 Pandemic over the past year and a statement of the anticipated effect on the program or project they are applying for with their 2021 WMHF Community Grant application.

Grants – Wayne Memorial Hospital (wmh.org)

Photo: Project Linus Wayne County Chapter was among the non-profit entities receiving a grant from WMHF in 2020. Shown, left to right, are “blanketeers” Cathy Lewis, Deb Jacobson, Gail Kmieczak, Patty May, Holly Hubert, Amy Harris, Deb Fulmer, and Sharon Herzog.