CareSource Foundation Provides Funding for 29 Organizations in Ohio Dayton-based Foundation Awards Grants Totaling $262,015

The CareSource Foundation has awarded its first round of quarterly grants for 2014. The Foundation was created to fund nonprofits that share the Foundation’s mission of advancing the health and well-being of underserved people in the communities they serve by providing innovative solutions and funding to address health care needs.

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Dayton, Ohio (PRWEB) March 26, 2014

The CareSource Foundation has awarded its first round of quarterly grants for 2014. The CareSource Foundation provides grants to nonprofit organizations in health and human services with a focus on children’s health, issues of senior adults, community health, special needs populations and strategies to address the medically uninsured throughout the state of Ohio.

The CareSource Foundation was created to fund nonprofits that share the Foundation’s mission of advancing the health and well-being of underserved people in the communities they serve by providing innovative solutions and funding to address health care needs. These grants have been selected through a rigorous review process that evaluates innovation, impact and sustainability.

CareSource First Quarter Foundation Grants Highlights 2014

Adoption Network of Cleveland (ANC) provides programs and services for all members of the adoption triad (adoptees, birthparents and adoptive parents). The CareSource Foundation grant will support intensive preparation for foster youth who are at highest risk of aging out of the foster care system. Services include connections to health care, housing, education, job skills, health insurance and transportation support.

Faces Without Places of Cincinnati provides support for more than 6,000 children annually who are experiencing homelessness in Greater Cincinnati. The CareSource Foundation grant will fund the Educational Stability Collaborative which includes 30 partners (schools, homeless shelters and social service agencies) that will coordinate social service & educational needs for homeless children.

The Grandview Foundation will expand services at the Women’s Center at Southview Hospital. The CareSource grant will fund Project BABY (Better Access for Babies & Young Mothers) and focus on prenatal care, health education, and a full range of obstetric care for low-income mothers.

Funding by City:

Dayton – $93,300
Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley - $15,000
Boys & Girls Club of Dayton - $15,000
College Mentors for Kids, Inc. - $8,000
The Grandview Foundation - $25,000
Hill Top Equestrian Center - $5,000
Maple Tree Cancer Alliance - $4,800
Mental Health America of Licking County - $5,000
Miami Valley Women’s Center - $5,000
We Care Arts - $ 5,000
Womanline of Dayton - $ 5,500

Cleveland – $70,715
Adoption Network Cleveland - $9,950
Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland - $ 8,000
Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center - $10,000
Mobile Meals, Inc. - $7,500
Providence House, Inc. - $12,000
Rape Crisis Center of Medina & Summit counties - $ 3,265
United Way of Greater Cleveland - $20,000

Akron / Canton – $10,100
Domestic Violence Project Inc. - $10,100

Youngstown – $8,000
Antonine Sisters Adult Day Care - $8,000

Cincinnati – $52,000
Butler County Health Department - $20,000
Faces without Places - $7,000
Jewish Home of Cincinnati - $10,000
The Salvation Army - $10,000
Warren County Community Services - $5,000
Columbus – $18,000
Childhood League Center - $10,000
Flying Horse Farm - $5,000
Elizabeth’s Hope Pregnancy Resources - $3,000

Springfield – $10,000
Community Hospital Health Foundation - $5,000
Springfield Christian Youth Ministries - $5,000

Organization Name, counties and area Serving

•Adoption Network Cleveland based in Cuyahoga County; serving Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Mesina and Summit counties

•Antonine Sisters Adult Day Care based in Mahoning County; serving Mahoning and Trumbull counties

•Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Greater Miami Valley based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Greene, Preble and Miami counties

•Boys & Girls Club of Dayton based in Montgomery County

•Butler County Health Department based in Butler County; serving surrounding counties

•The Childhood League Center based in Franklin County; serving Franklin County

•College Mentors for children, Inc. based in Marion County Indiana; serving Montgomery, Hamilton and Franklin counties in Ohio

•Community Hospital Health Foundation based in Clark County; serving Clark and Champaign counties

•Diabetes Partnership of Cleveland based in Cuyahoga County; serving Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Lake and Geauga counties

•Domestic Violence & Child Advocacy Center based in Cuyahoga County; serving Cuyahoga County

•Domestic Violence Project, Inc. based in Stark County; serving Stark County

•Elizabeth's Hope Pregnancy Resources based in Ross, Pickaway, Pike and Jackson counties

•Faces without Places based in Hamilton County; serving Hamilton (OH) and Kenton, Campbell (KY) counties

•Flying Horse Farms based in Morrow County; serving surrounding counties

•The Grandview Foundation based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Preble, Miami, Warren and Greene counties

•Hill Top Equestrian Center based in Preble County; serving Preble, Montgomery, Darke, Butler and Warren counties

•Jewish Home of Cincinnati based in Warren County; serving Warren, Butler, Hamilton, Clermont and Montgomery counties

•Maple Tree Cancer Alliance based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Greene, Clark, Clinton, Warren and Butler counties

•Mental Health America of Licking County based in Licking County; serving Licking County

•Miami Valley Women's Center based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Greene, Butler, Preble, Warren, Miami and Clark counties

•Mobile Meals, Inc. based in Summit County; serving Summit, Cuyahoga, Portage, Medina and Lorain counties

•Providence House, Inc. based in Cuyahoga County; serving Cuyahoga County

•Rape Crisis Center of Medina & Summit counties based in Summit County; serving Summit and Medina counties

•The Salvation Army based in Butler County; serving Butler County

•Springfield Christian Youth Ministries based in Clark County; serving Clark County

•United Way of Greater Cleveland based in Cuyahoga County; serving Allen, Ashland, Cuyahoga, Geauga, Holmes, Lawrence, Portage, Medina and Wayne counties

•Warren County Community Services based in Warren County; serving Warren County

•We Care Arts based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Greene and Miami counties

•Womanline of Dayton, Inc. based in Montgomery County; serving Montgomery, Greene and Miami counties

About CareSource
CareSource, a nonprofit health plan is celebrating 25 years as one of the nation’s largest Managed Medicaid Plans. Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio CareSource serves more than 1 million consumers in Ohio and Kentucky. CareSource is living its mission to provide health care to those who need it most. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and works to put health care in reach for those it serves.


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