March 2nd, 2006

Great River Health Systems is now accepting applications for funding from its Community Endowment Foundation. The foundation helps foster the development of health-care services that may otherwise not be available to the community.

Applications for funding must meet the following criteria:

• All projects must be related to the provision of health-care services or result in health improvement in the community.
• Applications in any given year cannot exceed $10,000.
• Funding will be reviewed and awarded annually.
• Funding will be provided only to not-for-profit organizations serving the Great River Health Systems service area (no more than 40 miles from Burlington).

Completed applications must be received no later than April 14, 2006. Grant recipients will be notified before June 1, 2006.

To receive a Community Endowment Foundation application or for more information, please contact Mark Richardson, president and CEO, Great River Health Systems, 1221 South Gear Avenue, West Burlington, Iowa 52655; (319) 768-3250.