Health TRUST Rockdale, the grant making division of the Hospital Authority of Rockdale County (HARC), will accept applications Jan. 30 through Feb. 3 for the first of two grant cycles planned for 2017. Nonprofit or government agencies working to improve the physical and mental health of Rockdale residents are encouraged to apply.
HARC completed its last grant cycle in December, awarding $553,435 to 15 agencies, bringing the total awarded last year to more than $660,000. Grant recipients during the last round were:
Atlanta Cancer Care Foundation
A.R. “Gus” Barksdale Boys and Girls Club
Care & Counseling Center of Georgia
Friends of Disabled Adults and Children
Healthy and Wise
Mercy Heart Clinic
Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale
Refuge Pregnancy Center
Rockdale Coalition for Children and Families
Rockdale County Juvenile Court
Rockdale County Parks and Recreation
ViewPoint Mental Health.
Agencies interested in applying for a grant during the upcoming cycle should contact HARC Executive Director Julie Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org or 779-922-1441 by Jan. 28.
Participation in a pre-proposal conference is mandatory for all new applicants. Previous grantees also should register for a pre-proposal conference if seeking funds for a program or project not previously funded. If seeking repeat funding, applicants should notify the director of their intent.
Proposals will not be accepted for this cycle from agencies that fail to contact HARC prior to the Jan. 28 deadline.