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Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: Bridging gaps in health care access

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Mar 2015

2015 Nimble Fund Grants Awarded for Cycles 1 & 2

Pacific Hospital PDA announces the award of over $270,000 to 8 community agencies in King County to improve health care access and outcomes through our Nimble Fund grant process.

Agencies can apply for up to $50,000 in the Nimble Fund grant process. Funding can be used for short-term projects, infrastructure/capacity development, planning, technology improvement, or training. In the first two Nimble Fund cycles, we received 37 applications for a total of $1,485,127 in requested funding.

The following agencies were awarded grants in 2015.

  • Somali Health Board
  • Seattle Counseling Service
  • The Q Card Project
  • Boyer Children's Clinic
  • Global to Local
  • Washington State Smile Partners
  • Lutheran Community Services Northwest
  • Economic Opportunity Institute

To apply for the next round of Nimble Funding, view our Applying for Nimble Grants website page. The next round of applications is due on May 20, 2015 for a contract period of July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Due to higher-than-expected requests for funding, the Pacific Hospital PDA does not anticipate conducting a Nimble Fund application process for the 4th quarter of 2015. Agencies who are interested in applying for Nimble Funds in 2015 should apply for Cycle 3 funding, due May 20, 2015.

Since 2003, Pacific Hospital PDA has provided more than $17 million in funding for projects and programs to support health access and reduce health disparities.

The Pacific Hospital PDA is a champion for effective health care for the vulnerable and disadvantaged in the Puget Sound region. Since 2003, Pacific Hospital PDA has provided more than $17 million in funding for projects and programs to support health access and reduce health disparities. For more information on the Pacific Hospital PDA's grant history, visit www.phpda.org.

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