January 30th, 2009

Great River Health Systems is accepting applications for funding from its Community Endowment Foundation. The foundation helps foster 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 cannot exceed $20,000 annually.
• Funding will be provided 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 Friday, April 17. Grant recipients will be notified before Wednesday, May 13.

To receive a Community Endowment Foundation application or for more information, please contact Mark Richardson, president and CEO, Great River Health Systems, 1221 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington, Iowa 52655; (319) 768-3253.