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Healthcare Georgia Foundation Announces COVID-19 Safety Net Funding Recipients

The 22 Recipients Received Grants for General Unrestricted Operating Support


Atlanta, GA – May 28, 2020 – Healthcare Georgia Foundation has announced the statewide distribution of twenty-two grants for Georgia’s safety net providers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding is intended to assist these providers with equitable relief and recovery as they continue to navigate the fallout of this global health crisis.


“Our state’s healthcare safety net providers go above and beyond every single day to ensure that vulnerable populations receive quality care,” said Foundation President Dr. Gary Nelson. “The pandemic has increased Georgia’s reliance upon these healthcare heroes, and it is the Foundation’s hope that our COVID-19 relief funding can provide a helping hand to these organizations during this difficult time.”


The group of twenty-two recipients is comprised of six Federally Qualified Health Centers, two Public Health Districts, seven Community Service Boards, and seven Free/Charitable Clinics located throughout Georgia. The full list includes:





About Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Healthcare Georgia Foundation is a statewide, charitable organization with a vision of health equity in Georgia where all people attain their fullest potential for health and well-being. Through strategic grantmaking, our mission is to enable, improve, and advance the health and well-being of all Georgians. For more information, visit

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