Social Accountability Grants

Social Accountability Grants

All across its service area, from the mid-valley to the coast, Samaritan Health Services collaborates with like-minded neighbors to bring needed health-related services to its communities.

Just one way that Samaritan works with neighbors is through its awarding of Social Accountability Budget (SAB) grants. SAB grants are awarded within Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties and are administered locally by volunteer committees based at each Samaritan-affiliated hospital. The committees focus primarily on funding programs that address the unmet needs of underserved populations and improving the health of the community. Across all three counties, a total of $208,555 in Social Accountability grants were awarded in 2014.

"The Social Accountability Budget reflects an important extension of our health care mission," Samaritan Health Services President/CEO Larry A. Mullins said. "We are pleased to provide this support for dozens of local organizations to assist with their health-related programs and services. It is this cooperative spirit that helps make our community a special place to live."

Local organizations that Samaritan has identified as candidates to apply for SAB funding will be invited each year to submit an application. Click here for more information.

2014 Social Accountability grants awarded:

Benton County
  • Benton County Oral Health Coalition*- $35,000
  • Center Against Rape and Domestic Violence - $14,000
  • Corvallis Drop-In Center - $1,500
  • Corvallis Environmental Center - $3,500
  • Friends of Benton County Treatment Courts - $7,120
  • Old Mill Center - $20,000
  • Parent Enhancement Program - $10,000
  • RSVP - 2,500
  • Vina Moses Center - $3,500

* Benton County Oral Health Coalition is a collaboration that funds Benton County Health Department, Love INC, Strengthening Rural Families and Boys & Girls Club of Corvallis


Lincoln County

  • CASA - $9,500
  • Centro de Ayuda - $5,000
  • Children’s Advocacy Center of Lincoln County - $10,000
  • Lincoln County Health & Human Services - $3,000
  • Neighbors for Kids - $11,500
  • RSVP - $10,000
  • Senior Meals on Wheels - $5,000

Linn County

  • ABC House - $12,000
  • Boys & Girls Club of Albany - $8,000
  • CASA of Linn County - $3,000
  • Family Tree Relief Nursery - $5,000
  • FISH of Albany - $5,735
  • FISH of Lebanon - $3,000
  • Lebanon Basic Services - $5,500
  • Pregnancy Alternatives Center - $3,500
  • RSVP - $1,250
  • St. Vincent de Paul - $3,000
  • Sweet Home Pregnancy Care Center - $3,500
  • Sweet Home School District - $2,000
  • Volunteer Caregivers - $2,500