Our mission

The Deaconess Foundation improves community health by investing in initiatives that provide healthcare access and education to at-risk populations in underserved communities.

Deaconess Foundation Grants Awarded

RALEIGH, NC

Alliance Medical Ministry — $50,000

Primary Care for Working & Uninsured Individuals

 

Healing Transitions — $50,000

Peer Recovery for the Homeless

 

SAFEchild — $65,000

Advocacy Center for Abused & Neglected Children

 

Samaritan Health Center — $65,000

Primary Care for Low Income Individuals

 

SouthLight Healthcare — $70,000

Integrated Behavioral Health Partnership

 

The Family Violence Prevention Center, Inc., DBA. InterAct — $63,000

Trauma-Informed Intervention for Youth in Emergency Shelter Program

 

Triangle Family Services — $65,000

Sexual Abuse Treatment Program for Children

 

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) — $25,000

Comprehensive Healthcare for Individuals with Substance Use Disorder

 

Urban Ministries of Wake County — $75,000

Medication Access for Low Income Uninsured Individuals

 

Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society Community Dental Health Program, Inc. (dba: Wake Smiles) — $57,500

Oral Care for Low Income & Uninsured Adults

 

CINCINNATI, OH

Back2Back — $40,o00

Training in Trauma-Informed Care for Youth & Families

 

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butler County — $20,000

Mentoring for At-Risk Youth

 

Cancer Family Care, Inc. — $20,000

Telehealth Counseling

 

Centerpoint — $100,000

Norwood School-Based Dental Clinic

 

Children's Home of NKY — $75,000

COVID-Related Modification of Day Treatment Program

 

Cincinnati Health Network — $100,000

Dental Clinic for the Homeless

 

Cincinnati Wellness & Music Coalition — $10,000

Music Program for Bhutanese Refugee Youth

 

Cincinnati Union Bethel — $62,000

Primary Care for Off the Streets Program

 

CincySmiles Foundation — $85,000

CincySmiles Dental Road Crew

 

Epilepsy Alliance Ohio — $20,000

Maintenance & Enhancements for Epilepsy Counseling Program

 

First Step Home — $20,000 

Maternal Addiction Program Support

 

Focus on Youth, Inc. — $20,000

Mental Health Support for Youth at West Chester Boys & Girls Club

 

Glad House — $15,000

Enhancement of CHAMPS Program for Children of Addicted Parents

 

Good Samaritan Free Clinic — $111,000

Free Clinic for Uninsured Individuals

 

Greater Cincinnati Behavioral Health Services (GCB) — $65,000

Coordination of Physical & Behavioral Healthcare Needs for Most Vulnerable Clients in Hamilton County

 

Holly Hill Child & Family Solutions — $20,000

Increased Telehealth Access

 

HOPE Community Center/Tri-State Peer Support Team — $10,000

Peer Support for First Responder Mental Health Needs

 

IKRON — $50,000

Expansion of Programming for Integrated Behavioral Health Services

 

Lighthouse Youth Services, Inc. — $50,000

Care Navigator Program to Connect Youth to Insurance & Mental Health Services

 

Meals on Wheels — $20,000

Meals on Wheels Dental Hygiene Kits

 

Mental Health America of NKY & SW Ohio — $25,000

Pro Bono Counseling for the Uninsured & Underinsured

 

MindPeace — $25,000

Youth Mental Health Support

 

Northern KY Health Department — $80,000

Children's Dental Treatment for Immigrants

 

OneCity for Recovery — $80,000

Care Coordinator Addiction Recovery Program

 

Primary Health Solutions — $50,000

Mobile Dental Unit for Butler City Students

 

St. Aloysius Orphanage — $50,000

Program Expansion for Children with Severe Emotional Disorders

 

St. Vincent de Paul Pharmacy — $125,000

Primary Care for Pharmacy Patients

 

Talbert House — $100,000

Integrated Health Services, Mt. Orab

 

The Care Center of Loveland — $36,800

Primary Care Health Check

 

The Health Care Connection — $100,000

Expansion of Integrated Behavioral Health Program

 

The HealthCare Connection — $200,000

Mt. Healthy Family Practice Health Center Implementation of New Dental Services (09/2020)

 

OKLAHOMA

Bethany First Nazarene (Oklahoma City)— $25,000

TOGETHER: Diabetes Management

 

D-DENT (Oklahoma City) — $28,800

Oral Health Care Restorations & Education

 

Eastern Oklahoma Donated Dental Services (Tulsa) — $25,000

Donated Dental Care for Indigent Individuals

 

Health Alliance for the Uninsured (Oklahoma City) — $43,000

Healthcare Services Navigation Program

 

Hearts That Care (Lawton) — $25,000

Dental Clinic

 

Ministries of Jesus (Edmond) — $25,000

Health Care for the Uninsured

 

Moore Youth & Family (Moore) — $25,000

Healthy Transitions: Mental Health Support for Elementary Age Children Returning to School

 

Oklahoma Caring Foundation (Tulsa) — $6,000

Oklahoma Caring Van Program: Mobile Immunizations for Children

 

Pivot (Oklahoma City) — $38,000

Supporting Youth: Providing Housing, Education, Employment, Connections, & Well-Being

 

ReMerge of Oklahoma County (Oklahoma City) — $20,000

Women's Diversion Health & Wellness Program

Greater Cincinnati Foundation — $200,000

COVID-19 Relief Fund

 

The HealthCare Connection — $200,000

Mt. Healthy Family Practice Health Center Dental Clinic

 

OneCity For Recovery — $185,000

Addictions' Care Coordinator for Hamilton County

 

St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy — $125,000

Primary Care for Patients in Need

 

Good Samaritan Hospital Foundation — $111,000

Dental Clinic for the uninsured at the Good Sam Free Clinic in Price Hill

 

Cincinnati Health Network — $100,000

McMicken Free Health Clinic Dental Clinic for the homeless

 

Primary Health Solutions — $100,000

School-Based Health Center, Edgewood Schools - Butler County (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Talbert House Health Center — $100,000

Norwood School-Based Dental Clinic

 

Talbert House — $100,000

Integrated Health Clinic (coordinated behavioral health and primary care), Mt. Orab/Brown County

 

CincySmiles Foundation — $85,000

CincySmiles Dental Road Crew Program for rural communities near Greater Cincinnati

 

Northern Kentucky Health Department — $80,000

Urgent dental care for 25 - 30 uninsured children in Northern Kentucky's Covington Independent Public Schools

 

Cincinnati Union Bethel — $62,000

Integrated Health Services for Cincinnati Union Bethel's Off the Streets' Program

 

Primary Health Solutions — $50,000

Mobile dental program for students in Butler County

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

The Care Center of Loveland — $36,800

Primary Care Services at the Care Center, NorthStar Church, Loveland

 

Freestore Foodbank — $25,000

Operating funds for Covid Relief food supplies

 

Meals on Wheels of Southwest Ohio & Northern Kentucky — $20,000

Dental Hygiene Kits and education for 3,500 clients

Deaconess Health Check Mobile Van — $701,450

Mobile Health Care for the underserved and uninsured population

 

GreenLight Fund of Cincinnati — $100,000

Funding for Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Family Independence Initiative (FII) programs

 

Heimlich Heroes — $53,689

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

CincySmiles Foundation — $50,000

Denture Lab (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

OneCity For Recovery — $35,000

Start-up program for Addictions' Care Coordinator for Hamilton County

 

First Step Home — $25,000

Maternal Addiction Program

 

City Gospel Mission — $25,000

Hope House Rescue Mission, Middletown (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

City Gospel Mission — $25,000

General Operations

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $8,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center — $7,500

Operating Funds

 

Broken Bus Ministry — $5,000

Operating Funds - Providing clothing and hygiene supplies for homeless in need

 

Rise Up News — $5,000

Providing resources and solution-based information to people in county jails so they can prepare for life after release

Primary Health Solutions — $300,000

School-Based Health Center, Middletown Schools (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Heimlich Heroes — $158,840

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion - Training for adults and older teens

 

GreenLight Fund of Cincinnati — $100,000

Funding for Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Family Independence Initiative (FII) programs

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $51,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

First Step Home — $25,000

Maternal Addiction Program

 

Hamilton County Commissioner — $25,000

Narcan distribution for the Opioid Crisis

Center for Respite Care — $350,000

Providing medical care to the homeless needing a safe place to heal, assists in breaking the cycle of homelessness (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

St. Vincent de Paul Charitable Pharmacy — $300,000

Capital Campaign -Providing medications for the uninsured (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Heimlich Heroes — $265,813

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion

 

Children’s Home of Northern Kentucky — $187,221

Burlington location behavioral health care (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

GreenLight Fund of Cincinnati — $100,000

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Family Independence Initiative (FII)

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $51,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

Roy Lester Schneider Hospital — $25,000

Hurricane Relief

 

Matthew 25 Ministries — $25,000

Hurricane Relief

Heimlich Heroes — $370,138

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion

 

Center for Addiction Treatment — $300,000

Capital campaign, funded integrating primary care and addiction treatment (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Primary Health Solutions — $300,000

School-Based Health Center, Fairfield Schools (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Talbert House — $284,400

Two primary care clinics (Deaconess Health Checks in Walnut Hills and Western Hills)

 

YMCA — $200,000

Diabetes Prevention Program

 

GreenLight Fund of Cincinnati — $100,000

Funding for the Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Family Independence Initiative (FII) programs

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $51,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

University of Cincinnati Foundation — $10,000

Sunflower Rev It Up fundraiser for Parkinson's Disease

 

ITN Greater Cincinnati — $3,000

Independent Transportation Network, providing transportation for seniors and people with visual impairments within the greater Cincinnati area

Children's Home of Northern Kentucky — $318,000

Covington location behavioral health care (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

Heimlich Heroes — $232,517

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion - Spanish materials

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $101,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

GreenLight Fund of Cincinnati — $100,000

Center for Employment Opportunities (CEO) and Family Independence Initiative (FII) initiatives

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

Cincinnati Recreation Commission — $35,000

Fitness and Prevention - Rebuilding Roselawn's Walking Trail

3CDC — $400,000

Capital campaign for three downtown homeless shelter health clinics (Deaconess Health Checks)  - Hatton Shelterhouse for women, Barron Shelterhouse for men, City Gospel Mission

 

Health Care Access Now — $300,000

Health Care Coordination - connecting those in need with care providers

 

YMCA — $200,000

Diabetes Prevention Program

 

Heimlich Heroes — $163,549

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion

 

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarships — $75,000

Scholarships for those in Nursing or Allied Health programs

 

ITN Greater Cincinnati — $65,000

Independent Transportation Network, providing transportation for seniors and people with visual impairments within the greater Cincinnati area

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $50,000

Fit for Life Program

 

Children's Home of Cincinnati — $25,000

Primary health care services (a Deaconess Health Check)

Health Care Access Now — $300,000

Health Care Coordination - connecting those in need with care providers

 

Western Hills and Dater High Schools — $240,000

School-Based Dental Health Clinic at Western Hills/Dater High Schools (a Deaconess Health Check) - for students and the community

 

Heimlich Heroes — $142,519

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - National expansion

 

Talbert House — $88,209

Parkway Center's transitional housing for homeless men and veterans struggling with mental health and substance abuse issues. Major kitchen renovation.

 

ITN Greater Cincinnati — $30,541

Independent Transportation Network, providing transportation for seniors and people with visual impariments within the Greater Cincinnati area

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Cincinnati — $25,000

Fit for Life Program

Western Hills and Dater High Schools — $175,000

Capital and operations campaign, School-Based Dental Health Clinic at Western HillsHigh School/Dater High School Campus (a Deaconess Health Check)

 

ITN Greater Cincinnati — $102,010

Independent Transportation Network, providing transportation for seniors and people with visual impairments within the greater Cincinnati area

 

Heimlich Heroes — $90,500

Teaching kids to prevent, recognize and respond to a choking emergency with the Heimlich Maneuver ™ - Start up of program

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