2 Chairman of Skaggs Foundation Grants Committee WelcomeNita Jane AyresChairman of Skaggs Foundation Grants Committee
3 Grants Committee Nita Jane Ayres – Chairman Karen Hall William Mahoney Dave FriggleLinda SpragueKay RussellBeverly HeckmanBecky RobertsTim Nichols (non-voting)Heather Zoromski (non-voting)
4 Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grants The mission of Skaggs Foundation is to support and lead community initiatives that improve health and wellnessThe vision of Skaggs Foundation is to achieve exceptional health and wellness in Taney and Stone CountiesSkaggs Legacy FundCoxHealth/Skaggs merger endowmentUp to $750,000 disbursement in 2015
5 Grant Requirements Health and wellness related programs Must benefit Stone and Taney County residentsApplicant must be a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, school or government agency
6 Types of Grants Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grants (over $5,000) Concept paper requiredHelping Hands Grants (under $5,000)No concept paper requiredNew to 2015!No Health Partners and/or Community InitiativesScoring MetricNo online applicationRFCPRFA – HHRFA
7 Scoring Metric ___________ 40 points possible Compliance (Mandatory): Compliance (Mandatory):Health and Wellness RelatedStone and Taney CountiesAttached Logic ModelAttached Program Budget (1-3 years)Attached Organizational BudgetAttached Budget NarrativeAttached Board of Directors ListAttached 501c3 Letter, School or Government AgencyAttached MOUs__________10 points if completePriority Areas:Collaborative Program (10 points)Addresses Identified Need in CHNA:Tobacco, Substance Abuse (5 points)Child and Family Safety (5 points)Unhealthy Body Weight (5 points)Mental Health (5 points)Access to Care (5 points)Community Health Worker (5 points) ___________ 40 points possibleScoring MetricNeed is Documented________ 10 points possibleQuality of Program (Best Practice/Evidence-Based Model)Goals and Objectives are Targeted and Measureable________10 points possibleProgram is SustainableProgram Evaluation/Metrics are in Place_________10 points possible
8 Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grants No Health Partners and/or Community InitiativesCollaborativeAddress identified health needCan apply for up to three years of fundingFunding in Years 2 and 3 is contingent upon program results and availability of fundsRequest is over $5,000Concept paper required – due April 30, 2015Download it atFollow directions – compiled PDF attachment to Heather2014 average gift - $63,000
9 Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grants If invited to submit a full application:RFA will be sent directly to you in May/JuneConcept paper interviews in early JuneFull application due July 31, 2015Applicant interviews in early SeptemberAward announcement – October 2015First disbursement – November 15, 2015
11 Helping Hands Grants Health and wellness related programs One year grants$1,000 - $5,000 awards2014 average gift - $4,300Due July 31, 2015No concept paper requiredAward announcement – October 2015Disbursement – November 15, 2015
12 Helping Hands - How to Apply GrantsScroll down to Helping HandsDownload the RFA – HHFollow the directionseverything in the order listed as a PDF attachment to HeatherDue July 31, 2015
13 Concept Paper and/or Helping Hands Submission required documents in the order listed on RFCP or RFA-HH as a PDF attachment toInclude your name and agency in subject lineBudget and MOU templates are available on the website at
14 Current Grantees 2013 or 2014 Grantees – Multiple Years of Funding New application is not necessary….unlessHeather any changesProject scopeBudgetBudget Narrative
15 2015 Priorities 2012 Community Health Needs Assessments identified: Programs that are collaborative and implement Community Health Workers across both counties2012 Community Health Needs Assessments identified:Access to Care/Services (Medical, Dental or Mental)Substance Abuse (including Tobacco)Unhealthy Body WeightMental HealthChild and Family SafetyPlease evaluate your program to ensure a “good fit”
16 Remember…Do your homework before concept paper/application submission!Find pertinent statistics that speak to the needAvoid duplication of servicesEvidence-Based Models and Best PracticesGet MOUs with each partnering organizationCOLLABORATE!
17 Award Process Deadline/Compliance review Grants Committee Review Concept paper due April 30Helping Hands due July 31Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grants (only if invited) due July 31Grants Committee ReviewMay – Concept PapersAugust – ApplicationsInterviewsEarly June – Concept PapersEarly September – Applications
18 Award Process Skaggs Foundation Board Review SeptemberAll applicant organizations notified of Board’s decisionSeptember/October
19 Expectations of Awardees Contractual AgreementQuarterly Reporting based on budget, objectives and evaluative measuresSix month disbursement for Skaggs Legacy Endowment Grantees (November and July)One disbursement in November for Helping HandsSite VisitsFinal report
20 2015 Workshops Questions? Capacity Building Workshops Social Media – Liz Mabe – April 9 – 2pm-4pm – WRVEGrant Writing WorkshopsMarch 17 – 2pm-5pm –Bridge of Faith Community Church in Rockaway BeachJune 9 – 9am—Noon – WRVEJune 11 – 1pm-4pm – Kimberling Area LibraryLunch and Learns!!Seating is limited, so RSVP!Pick up a schedule!Questions?
21 Contact InformationFor Questions or Technical AssistanceHeather Zoromski, MPH, CGWGrants AdministratorSkaggs FoundationLike us on Facebook!