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St. Luke’s Health Supports Nonprofits with Nearly $1 Million in Grants

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HOUSTON (February 19, 2024)
- St. Luke’s Health has awarded $973,500 in grants to nonprofits in the communities it serves in Greater Houston, East Texas and the Brazos Valley. The grants, through the CommonSpirit Health Community Health Improvement Grants program, are dedicated to improving the health and well-being of vulnerable and underserved populations.

“Our vision of a healthier future for all extends far beyond what we provide to the patients within the walls of our hospitals and clinics,” said Doug Lawson, PhD, President, South Region, CommonSpirit Health. “Making a lasting impact in our communities requires collaboration with organizations working to equip vulnerable individuals with the resources to be healthy. That’s why these grants are such an important part of our mission at St. Luke’s Health in Texas and CommonSpirit across the country.”

The following 13 organizations received 19 total grants to use in 2024:

  • Brazos Maternal and Child Health Clinic, Inc (The Prenatal Clinic)

  • Burke Center

  • Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston

  • Grimes County Health Resource Commission

  • Ibn Sina Foundation

  • Interfaith Community Clinic (South County Community Clinic)

  • Magnificat Houses

  • San José Clinic

  • The Rose 

  • TOMAGWA Ministries, Inc.

  • Twin City Mission

  • United Way of Brazoria County

  • United Way of the Brazos Valley

 

Collaborating 501(c)3 non-profit organizations applied to receive grant funds to address significant issues in community health needs assessments. These can include improving access to health care, mental health, social services, health education, safe shelter and housing, food, violence prevention, and more.  

The grant program helps to improve community health and health equity, and enhance local service systems, via restricted charitable contributions for defined projects.

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