HOLA Ohio receives funding from HealthComp Foundation – News-Herald

The HealthComp Foundation Board recently approved grants totaling $210,000, including $25,000 to HOLA Ohio.

The Painesville-based organization received funding for social workers to provide a culturally competent connection to resources for Latino and immigrant families, according to a press release.

Funded programs were aligned with the foundation’s interests in strengthening social and community context as a social determinant of health and supporting service delivery by community health workers and other peer connectors, the foundation said. in the press release.

“The HealthComp Foundation Board of Trustees places great importance on services provided by individuals who share lived experience with the communities they aim to serve,” Board Chair Danielle Price said in the statement. “We also firmly believe in the power of social ties to have an impact on the state of health. The purpose of a large portion of our grants is to promote social connections for those most at risk for health issues in Northeast Ohio.

The HealthComp Foundation has also allocated $20,000 to support the work of the Funders Collaborative on COVID Recovery. FCCR’s goal is to focus through a collaborative approach on the long-term issues raised by COVID and to support an equitable recovery for Greater Cleveland.

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