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Dogwood Health Trust awards over $3.7 million to 259 WNC organizations

Dogwood Health Trust has awarded more than $3.7 million to a diverse range of 259 nonprofit and government agencies from every county and the Qualla Boundary in Western North Carolina through its Immediate Opportunities and Needs (ION) grant program. Of the 492 applicants, 53% were awarded a grant, with the average award amount totaling $14,600. Of those funded, 34% of requests will advance equity or reduce disparities.

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Blue Ridge Now

Rescue Mission’s Day Center to expand size, services in Hendersonville with grant funds from Dogwood Health Trust

The Hendersonville Rescue Mission’s Day Center expansion project got a boost recently from a grant provided by Dogwood Health Trust.

The mission will expand its Day Center in the Seventh Avenue Historic District in Hendersonville from 788 square feet to 2,700 square feet, providing much needed space for personal hygiene and health needs, resources for job seekers and a charging station for its clients.

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Blue Ridge Public Radio

Dogwood Health Trust Announces First Awards – Almost $4 Million Given Across WNC

The Dogwood Heath Trust announced its first awards with money from the sale of Mission Health to for-profit HCA. Nearly 300 different nonprofits and government agencies received more than $3.7 million from Dogwood Health. The grants were spread across the entire 18 counties of Mission Health System’s coverage area as well as the Qualla Boundary, according to Dogwood.

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News 13 WLOS

Mountain agencies benefit from Dogwood Health Trust grants

A trust formed with the Mission-HCA sale handed out millions of dollars to hundreds of mountain nonprofits and government agencies. The Dogwood Health Trust awarded more than $3.7 million in grants. The trust’s stated goal is to improve the health and well-being of people in our mountains.

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McDowell News

Dogwood Health Trust awards grants to agencies in WNC

Dogwood Health Trust has awarded more than $3.7 million to a diverse range of 259 non-profit and government agencies from every county, including McDowell, and the Qualla Boundary in western North Carolina through its Immediate Opportunities and Needs (ION) grant program.

Of the 492 applicants, 53% were awarded a grant, with the average award amount totaling $14,600. Of those funded, 34% of requests will advance equity or reduce disparities.

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