IU Goshen Announces Grant RecipientsPosted: Updated:
Nearly four dozen nonprofits will receive grants from Indiana University Health Goshen's Community Benefit Fund. The organizations will share nearly $270,000. April 30, 2014
GOSHEN, Ind.- IU Health Goshen awarded a total of $269,870 to 46 nonprofit organizations in Goshen and the surrounding communities on Monday, April 14, 2014. Every year, the IU Health Goshen Board of Directors designates a percentage of the previous year's operating income for the hospital's Community Benefit Fund (CBF), through which the grants are distributed each spring.
IU Health Goshen has awarded approximately $2.2 million in grants through the CBF since the fund's inception in 1998. In announcing the award, IU Health Goshen President and Chief Executive Officer, Randal Christophel said, "IU Health Goshen is pleased to be in a position to invest in those not for profits who improve the health needs of our community. On behalf of our Board of Directors, we are delighted to make these investments in our community and look forward to those partnerships with groups who invest keeping our community healthy.
Grant recipients are organizations whose work meets the needs of the community and whose mission is consistent with that of IU Health Goshen. Organizations can apply for project grants and matching grants during the application period which runs from October to January each year. The fund does not support capital acquisitions, building projects or construction projects.
Community Benefit Fund 2014 Grant Recipients
ACC Food Bank Milford
Amish Youth Vision Project, Inc.
Autism Society of Indiana
Bashor Children's Home
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
Boys & Girls Club of Greater Goshen, Inc.
Bristol Community Food Pantry
Camp Watcha-Wanna-Do, Ltd.
CAPS-Child and Parent Services
CARE Foundation, Inc.
Center for Healing and Hope
Church Community Services
Community Dental Clinic, Inc.
Council on Aging of Elkhart County, Inc.
East Goshen Mennonite Church Food Pantry
Elizabeth Abel Food Pantry
Elkhart County Clubhouse
Family Christian Development Center
First Mennonite Church of Middlebury
Girls on the Run Michiana
Goshen Community Schools Foundation
Goshen Day Care Board, Inc.
Goshen Farmers Market
Goshen High School Child Care Center
Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County, Inc
Horizon Education Alliance
LaGrange County Council on Aging
Maple City Health Care Center
MCC Foreign Relief
Motherhood and More, Inc.
Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition
Oaklawn Psychiatric Center
Parkside Elementary School
Pleasant Oaks Preschool
Purdue Extension of Elkhart County
REAL Services of Elkhart County
Ryan's Place, Inc.
SPA Women's Ministry Homes
Horizon Education Alliance
The Window, Inc.
United Cancer Services of Elkhart County
Wheelchair Help.org, Inc.
Source: IU Health Goshen Hospital