Posted September 17, 2020 in News Items
CLEVELAND – On September 16th the Board of Trustees of the Saint Luke’s Foundation approved grants to 6 organizations totaling $463,500. These investments advance the Foundation’s mission to achieve health equity by addressing social determinants of health including educational attainment, financial stability, healthy eating and active living, safe and affordable housing, social connections, and the strengthening of the neighborhoods surrounding the former Saint Luke’s hospital.
Third round grants awarded to close the health equity gap.
Healthy eating, active living
- See You At The Top (SYATT) (1 year, $36,000) for Operating Support
Housing safety and stability
- Environmental Health Watch (1 year, $68,000) for Operating Support
Improve the environment around Saint Luke’s to be a neighborhood of choice
LAND Studio (1 year, $90,000) for Program Support
Cleveland Neighborhood Progress (fiscal sponsor) for Mt. Pleasant Now Development Corporation Operating Support (1 year, $100,000)
Advocacy and Policy – Health Equity
- Better Health Partnership (1 year, $56,500) for Operating Support
- Health Policy Institute of Ohio (1 year, $113,000) for Operating Support
About Saint Luke’s Foundation
Now in its 23rd year of grant making, Saint Luke’s Foundation is dedicated to achieving health equity by addressing social determinants of health for people in neighborhoods surrounding Saint Luke’s and throughout Cuyahoga County. Saint Luke’s believes that people thrive as a result of living free of racism and poverty and experiencing equitable economic opportunities and conditions that enable them to lead healthier lives. Since it was established with the charitable assets of the Saint Luke’s Medical Center in 1997, the Foundation has awarded over $160 million in grants.
Information on the work of Saint Luke’s Foundation is available on the Foundation’s website: www.saintlukesfoundation.org.
President and CEO
Saint Luke’s Foundation
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