Community Health Foundation Accepting Grant Applications

Hermiston's Funland Playground was among the recipients of grant money last year from the Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation. The foundation is now accepting grants for the spring cycle. (File photo)

The Good Shepherd Community Health Foundation is accepting applications for its Spring 2022 grant cycle.

In 2021, the foundation awarded grants to the following projects and organizatons:

  • American Youth Soccer Association
  • Boardman Food Pantry
  • City of Hermiston
  • Eastern Oregon Mission/Martha’s House
  • Every Child Oregon
  • Good Shepherd Community Health/Outreach
  • Good Shepherd Community Health/Outreach
  • Made to Thrive
  • Soccer Equipment Replacement
  • Refrigeration Equipment & Nutrition Support
  • Funland Playground Completion
  • Lawn Fencing for Children Playground
  • Foster Care Furniture, Materials & Support
  • Dentures for Seniors
  • Medical Visit Transportation Assistance
  • Participation Fees for Youth Activities & Events

A total of $94,150 was awarded in grants last spring.

Director of Community Health & Outreach Jessica Reker, MPH, RN, said the foundation grants make a significant impact for those in need.

“Our denture and transportation grants have been a huge benefit for the community and we’ve received some great feedback,” Reker said.

Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Jan. 31. Go online to apply.