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Samaritan Health Services is inviting non-profit organizations in Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties to apply for Social Accountability funding. Deadline for full proposals is Friday, Sept. 23 at 4 p.m.

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

Samaritan’s goals and priorities, decided on a county-by-county basis, are as follows:

Benton and Linn counties

  • Goal 1: Healthy Families – Increase physical activity, fitness and access to nutritious foods for children and families.
    Priorities –Poverty and food insecurity
  • Goal 2: Greater Access - Increase access to medical, dental and mental health supports and services in the community.
    Priorities -Access to medical care, dental and mental/behavioral health care, chronic disease, and substance use prevention and treatment
  • Goal 3: Better Networks - Increase social supports for families.
    Priorities – Homelessness, housing and transportation
  • Goal 4: Healthy Kids - Increase services and supports for children.
    Priorities - Child abuse and/or neglect
  • Goal 5: Healthy Teens - Increase services and supports for adolescents.
    Priorities – Access to medical care, dental and mental/behavioral health care, chronic disease, and substance use prevention and treatment
  • Goal 6: Healthy Seniors - Increase social support for seniors.
    Priorities - Access to medical care, dental and mental/behavioral health care, chronic disease, and substance use prevention and treatment

Lincoln County

  • Goal 1: Healthy Families - Increase physical activity, fitness and access to nutritious foods for children and families.
    Priorities – Poverty and food insecurity
  • Goal 3: Better Networks - Increase social supports for families.
    Priorities – Homelessness-adult shelter
  • Goal 4: Healthy Kids - Increase services and supports for children.
    Priorities - Child abuse and/or neglect
  • Goal 5: Healthy Teens - Increase services and supports for adolescents.
    Priorities – Child abuse and/or neglect, poverty and food insecurity
  • Goal 6: Healthy Seniors - Increase social support for seniors.
    Priorities – Poverty and food insecurity 

Applications are available below for download. Agencies who are planning apply are strongly encouraged to attend a grant information meeting:

  • Benton and Linn counties: Friday, Aug. 23, at 9 a.m. at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital, conference rooms A-D
  • Lincoln County: Friday, Aug. 23 at 2 p.m., at Gleneden Beach Fire Department, 6445 Gleneden Beach Loop

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