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Non-profit organizations in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties interested in applying for Social Accountability funding from Samaritan’s five hospitals are invited to submit a full proposal no later than 4 p.m. on Sept. 21.

A complete proposal must address one of the goals and priorities listed below, include a project description, identify how the project will address health equity, identify the target population the project is addressing and have measurable outputs.

Goals and priorities for Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center, Samaritan Albany General Hospital and Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital are:

  • Goal 1: Healthy families - Increase physical activity, fitness and access to nutritious foods for children and families.
    Priorities:
    Poverty, obesity and food insecurity.
  • Goal 2: Greater access - Increase access to medical, dental and mental health supports and services in the community.
    Priorities:
    Access to mental health care, access to medical care, access to dental care, chronic disease, alcohol abuse and tobacco use.
  • Goal 3: Better networks - Increase social supports for families.
    Priorities:
    Homelessness, housing costs, employment, domestic violence, parent education, safe communities, literacy, higher education, environmental issues and transportation.
  • Goal 4: Healthy kids - Increase services and supports for children.
    Priorities:
    Child abuse and/or neglect, child care availability and afterschool activities.
  • Goal 5: Healthy teens - Increase services and supports for adolescents.
    Priorities:
    K-12 education, juvenile crime, teen pregnancy, parent education, alcohol abuse and tobacco use.
  • Goal 6: Healthy seniors - Increase social support for seniors.
    Priorities:
    Access to mental health care, access to medical care, access to dental care, chronic disease, housing costs and transportation.

Goals and priorities for Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital and Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital are:

  • Goal 1: Healthy families - Increase physical activity, fitness and access to nutritious foods for children and families.
    Priorities: Food insecurity
  • Goal 3: Better networks - Increase social supports for families.
    Priorities: Homelessness, housing costs, domestic violence, parent education, literacy and transportation.
  • Goal 4: Healthy kids - Increase services and supports for children.
    Priorities: Child abuse and/or neglect, child care availability and afterschool activities.

Proposal applications for each community are available below:

Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center
Samaritan Albany General Hospital
Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital
Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital/Samaritan Pacific Communities Hospital

Agencies who are planning to apply are strongly encouraged to attend a grant information meeting on Monday, Aug. 20, at 9 a.m. at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, conference rooms A-D or at the coast on Monday, Aug. 20, at 2 p.m. at Gleneden Beach Fire Department Conference Room.

For questions, please contact JoAnn Miller, director of Community Health Promotion, at 541-768-7330 or jomiller@samhealth.org, or Rochelle Hazelton at 541-768-5256 or rhazelton@samhealth.org.