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Direct Services Grant Program

Healthcare Georgia Foundation firmly believes that high-performing organizations delivering effective programs will achieve better health outcomes for clients, consumers, patients, and communities. The purpose of the Direct Services Grant Program is to reduce health disparities among Georgia’s vulnerable populations.

The Direct Services Grant Program supports existing healthcare services or health promotion programs in both community and clinical settings that fit with the Foundation’s Addressing Health Disparities priority area.

2018 Notification of Funding Availability

Healthcare Georgia Foundation has announced the Notification of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the 2018 Direct Services Grant Program. Click here for more information about the NOFA, including timelines, application materials, and requirements. 

Our Impact in Georgia

The Hearts and Hands Clinic
Statesboro, GA

In 2017, Healthcare Georgia Foundation awarded a $50,500 Direct Services Grant to support the clinic’s chronic disease management program in Bullock County, GA that uses a team care approach. Photo: Certified Diabetes Educator Cathy Shiver kicks off the clinic’s diabetes education group class.

More information on our 2017 Direct Services Grantees


The Foundation defines Direct Services as the implementation of a particular program and/or services carried out by a nonprofit organization to improve health outcomes for vulnerable populations and/or to ensure individuals have equitable access to affordable, quality healthcare. Examples include the following:

  • implementing evidence-based and best practice programs to address cultural competency in the healthcare setting
  • educating individuals/populations on disparate health conditions and/or disparities in healthcare access, cost and quality, or 
  • increasing diversity within Georgia’s healthcare workforce.



For questions about our Direct Services Grant Program contact:
Andrea Young Kellum, Senior Program Officer

phone: 404.653.0990

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