Building a Healthier Wilson Community Together
Given the opportunity to make a lasting impact on the health and wellness of the greater Wilson community, Healthcare Foundation of Wilson (HFW) is committed to supporting high-impact educational programs and health services in Wilson, NC and the surrounding area. By providing funding and other resources to nonprofit, government and academic institutions and programs that bring innovative solutions to some of our community’s greatest health challenges, we are working collaboratively to achieve healthier living in Wilson not just today, but for generations to come.
Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Awards 19 Grants Totaling $1.3 Million
Healthcare Foundation of Wilson is investing $1.3 million in community projects that focus on solutions to some of Wilson’s greatest health challenges. Nineteen approved grants were announced August 16 during a luncheon at Wilson Community College.
Healthcare Foundation of Wilson prioritizes grant funding for projects that focus on sustainable solutions with measurable outcomes to address four of the community’s greatest health concerns, including adolescent pregnancy, alcohol and substance abuse, obesity and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following 2016 grant recipients have received funding for projects that will address one or more of the four areas of health concern:
Barton College – $125,000
Hope Station – $30,000
Imagination Station – $246,000
Integrity Unlimited Community Development Corp. – $10,000
Open Door Community Outreach Center, Inc. – $1,200
Saint James Christian Church, Inc. – $15,000
Seeds of Hope Wilson – $5,900
SPOT (Sharing Positive Outcomes Together) – $60,000
Wilson 20/20 Community Vision – $200,000
Wilson Community Improvement Association, Inc. – $20,000
Wilson County Health Department – $220,000
Wilson County Schools (two separate grant projects) $48,000 and $25,000
Wilson County Department of Social Services – $150,000
Wilson County Substance Abuse Coalition – $45,000
Wilson Family YMCA – $20,000
Wilson Family YMCA and Save-A-Youth (SAY) – $46,000
Wilson Parks & Recreation – $10,000
Wilson Preparatory Academy – $50,000
Learn more about the 2016 Healthcare Foundation of Wilson Grants.