Cardinal Innovations Announces First Round of Relief Fund Awards

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare — April 20, 2020

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare has announced the first round of awards as part of its $1 million COVID-19 Relief Fund supporting local efforts to improve the health, wellness and stability of vulnerable populations affected by the virus. 

While the submission deadline has now passed for the COVID-19 Relief Fund, proposals from organizations throughout Cardinal Innovations’ 20-county service area continue to be reviewed and announcements will be made weekly until all funds have been awarded. 

Cardinal Innovations is prioritizing requests that make an immediate impact on the availability of social services and increase the community’s overall ability to serve those who have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic, especially individuals with mental health conditions, intellectual and developmental disabilities, and/or substance use disorders. Grants up to $20,000 are being awarded. 

Grants awarded in round one of the Relief Fund include: 

  • Amazing Grace Advocacy (Cabarrus County) 

  • Autism Charlotte 

  • Carolinas CARE Partnership (Mecklenburg, Rowan, Union, Cabarrus counties) 

  • Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation 

  • Free Clinic of Rockingham County 

  • Orange County Criminal Justice Resource Department 

  • Path of Hope Inc. (Davidson County) 

  • Stanly County EMS Community Paramedic Division 

  • YWCA of Winston Salem and Forsyth County 

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