Grant Application Guidelines

Nash Health Care Foundation will consider grant applications submitted by tax-exempt 501(c) (3) non- profit organizations, government institutions, and schools within Nash and Edgecombe Counties, that contribute to the overall mission of the health care system, which is to provide superior quality health care services and to help improve the health of the community in a caring, efficient and financially sound manner. 

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Grant Application Requirements

Grant applications will include detailed plans with clearly outlined goals and ways to measure progress. They will also address one or more of the following grant focus areas:

  • The promotion of community health within the service area.
  • Health and Medical programs that will support the uninsured or underinsured individuals within the hospital service area.
  • Educational programs that support professional health care careers.

In additional to the above requirements, organizations should successfully demonstrate the following criteria:

Financial viability — The applicant organization is financially stable, possessing a greater likelihood of long-term sustainability. Please remember to submit your most recent organizational budget and your program/project budget.
Board/Leadership stability — The organization’s board and/or leadership represents the community and has a track record of success.
Sustainability — The organization requesting funds can maintain sustainable operation beyond the scope of the requested funding.
Collaboration/Partnership — The organization is collaborating and building on strong community partnerships in order to strengthen the program and avoid duplication within the community.
Outcome measurements — The program/project should have outcome goals and specific measurements in place to evaluate success and results.

Grant Cycle Dates:

  • Applications open March 1, 2017
  • Applications close April 15, 2017
  • Organizations notified: June 15, 2017
  • Funding Awards announced: July 2017

If you have questions about the application process please contact Stacy Jesso at 252-962-8584 or


If you are interested in receiving sponsorship funds for special events please contact Jeff Hedgepeth, Director of Public Relations/Marketing at Nash Health Care at or 252-962-8900.