News Release

For Immediate Release
Contact:  Jennifer Schwartzenberg, Director of Community Outreach & Development, The Outer Banks Hospital, (252) 449-5933 jennifer.schwartzenberg@theobh.com
Date:  January 22, 2018

Community Benefit Grants Program
Letters of Interest Due Monday, January 29

The Outer Banks Hospital Development Council is accepting letters of interest for the Community Benefit Grants Program for projects that increase access to healthcare in the following areas:
•    Healthy Living/Chronic Disease Prevention & Management
•    Access to Care
•    Older Adults, specifically focused on Dementia and Alzheimer’s
•    Substance Abuse/Mental Health

Letters of interest are due on or before Monday, January 29, 2018 at 5:00pm through electronic submission. To submit a letter of interest on behalf of your organization, visit the communit beneifts website. Only letters submitted through this online process will be accepted. Please be sure that you are linking to The Outer Banks Hospital’s grant program when you submit your letter of interest.

Grants will be awarded as part of the 2018-2019 Community Benefit Grants Program. The grant cycle is July 1, 2018–June 30, 2019. Funding is available for government entities or nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) status in Dare County, in Currituck County and on Ocracoke Island. In 2017, $125,000 was awarded to seven area nonprofits and agencies.

For additional information, please contact Jennifer Schwartzenberg at jennifer.schwartzenberg@theobh.com or 252.449.5933.