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Community Partnership Fund

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Community Partnership
Fund Recipients

Adventist HealthCare's Community Partnership Fund supports initiatives through grants to organizations whose programs improve the health of the community and the health care system as a whole.

Past Fund Recipients


  Action in Montgomery
Action In Montgomery (AIM) is a multi-racial, multi-faith, strictly non-partisan, County-wide citizens' organization, rooted in local congregations and associations. AIM is affiliated with the Industrial Areas Foundation (IAF) , the oldest and largest national, congregation-based, community organizing network in the United States.
Casa of Maryland, Inc
CASA of Maryland is a community organization that was founded in 1985 by Central American refugees and North Americans. CASA was created in response to the human needs of the thousands of Central Americans arriving to the D.C. area after fleeing wars and civil strife in their countries of origin.
Centro Familia
Centro Familia was founded in 1998 by Pilar Torres and Nancy Navarro to respond to a dire, but “invisible” crisis in our community that is crippling our school system and is keeping many Latino children and families.
Impact Silver Spring
IMPACT was founded in 1999 to support the Silver Spring community as it faced extreme demographic and economic change. Today, Silver Spring has one of the country’s most diverse multicultural populations and continues to grow and develop rapidly. In this context, IMPACT works to build new and different structures, practices and networks to ensure that the community thrives.
Jewish Council for the Aging
For more than 34 years, the Jewish Council for the Aging (JCA) has offered programs to help seniors thrive across the Greater Washington, D.C. metro area, including Montgomery and Prince George’s counties, Maryland; Arlington, Alexandria, Fairfax, Loudoun and Prince William counties, Virginia; and the cities of Alexandria, Falls Church and Fairfax).
  Mary's Center
Established in 1988, with funding from the District of Columbia Mayor’s Office on Latino Affairs(OLA) and the Department of Health (DOH), Mary’s Center addressed the demand for bilingual services to pregnant women and their infants in predominantly Latino areas of Ward One. Today, it serves multicultural populations throughout the metro Washington, D.C. region, serving individuals and families who have limited or no access to health-related services.
Mercy Health Clinic
The Mercy Health Clinic is a free, not-for-profit, non-sectarian, community based primary health care provider serving uninsured, low-income adult residents of Montgomery County, Maryland. The Clinic, with more than 150 dedicated volunteers is committed to continually seek ways to improve and expand the quality primary medical care, educational support and pharmaceuticals it provides free of charge to eligible patients.
Montgomery County Maternity Partnership
The Montgomery County Maternity Partnership provides prenatal services through three local hospitals, Washington Adventist, Shady Grove Adventist, and Holy Cross. This program provides prenatal care, including routine laboratory tests, prenatal classes and a dental screening by a dental hygienist, if referred.
NAACP Montgomery County Branch
The purpose and aims of the Montgomery County Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to improve the political, educational, social, and economic status of minority groups; to eliminate racial prejudice; to keep the public aware of the adverse effects of racial discrimination; and to take lawful action to secure its elimination.
Primary Care Coalition
The Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County (PCC) was founded in 1993 as a private, non-profit, charitable organization, whose vision is that all county residents have the opportunity to live healthy lives, and that Montgomery County will be the healthiest community in the nation, serving as a model for providing access to high-quality and efficient care for all.  Since then, the PCC has grown from a handful of dedicated volunteers to the robust organization of today, with a staff of 70, a 24-member all volunteer board of directors, and a growing number of collaborators and community and academic partners.
Sister to Sister: Everyone Has a Heart Foundation, Inc.
The Sister to Sister Foundation, a national 501(c)(3), was founded in 2000 by Irene Pollin to prevent heart disease among women by: Offering women free cardiac screenings to promote early detection and treatment of heart disease; Increasing awareness that heart disease is the #1 killer of women in the United States today; Educating women that making healthy lifestyle changes can reduce their risk of heart disease.
Strathmore Hall Foundation
Founded and operated since 1981 by the Strathmore Hall Foundation, Inc., an independent, 501(c)(3) organization, the arts center presents a lively and diverse program of art exhibitions, concerts and performing arts programs, and literary lectures and events.  High quality arts programming, designed for audiences of many tastes, served with the hospitality and warmth of a family enterprise, are the hallmarks of Strathmore. Seasonal outdoor events seek to be inclusive in their programming appeal, reaching out to people of all ages, interests and cultural heritage.
USM Foundation
The USM Foundation strengthens the USM’s capacity to broaden access to high-quality higher education, meet the workforce needs of the state and the nation, and conduct research that expands the boundaries of knowledge.  It does so through advocacy, fundraising, investment management, and stewardship.