CentraCare Health Foundation Financials


For fiscal year 2016

*St. Cloud Hospital, CentraCare Health–Long Prairie and St. Benedict’s Senior Community covered a portion of the Foundation’s administrative expenses. The number is reflected in the contribution line.

**Some planned gifts are revocable and may not materialize.

Health Gain FY2016

Regional Grants
Regional Grants are vetted through a three-step process:

Step 1
The Foundation staff screens out requests not aligned with CentraCare Foundation’s mission or invites a full proposal be submitted to the Grants Committee.

Step 2
Grants Committee reviews.

Step 3
Full Foundation Board approval. Over the Foundation history, 475+ grant requests have been reviewed by the Committee and the Board has approved 297. The Grants Committee is looking for the best fit with the Foundation’s mission of improving health and health care. Below are examples of the grants distributed:

Confidence Learning Center–Get FIT MN: A Health & Wellness Program for Individuals with Disabilities
Central MN Mental Health Center–St. Cloud Area Child Response Initiative
Lutheran Social Service–St. Cloud Area Crisis Nursery
Children’s Dental Services: Portable dental care to 1,000 low-income Central MN children and pregnant women
Catholic Charities–Youth House Outreach Faith’s Lodge: Coping with the serious illness of a child
Minnesota Gerontological Society: Professional training in gerontological and geriatric principles
St. Cloud State University–Keep it Quiet: A file and outreach program around suicide
Todd County Health & Human Services–Todd County Senior Transportation
Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota–Mental Health Services, St. Cloud
Helping Hands Outreach for Elders, Inc.: Caregiver programming expansion and support
Employment Enterprises: Equipment upgrade for medically fragile individuals
Initiative Foundation: Early childhood dental network cavity free birth–3
True Friends–True Friends Health Services
Talahi Community School: Handicapped playground for Talahi Community School
Rivers of Hope–Domestic Violence and Child Protection Advocacy Project

Most recent innovations fund investments this past fiscal year included:

CentraCare Health Monticello–BounceBack Program
A collaboration between CentraCare Health – Monticello, Allina Health – Buffalo Hospital, Monticello Clinic,Buffalo Clinic and Allina Health Buffalo Clinic to provide community members with a variety of tools and programs that will help them build and strengthen their own resilience. read more

Central Minnesota Concussion Collaborative (BrainSafe)
Approval of a second year of funding for this community-wide initiative to improve the care for patients of all ages with concussions, also known as mild traumatic brain injuries. read more CentraCare Health–Long Prairie–Marnita’s Table A program to catalyze and connect key CentraCare Health–Long Prairie stakeholders to build intentional social interactions with the Latino community. read more

Feeling Good Minnesota
An initiative powered by CentraCare Health to support healthier communities by making healthy options automatic, affordable and accessible for everyone. read more

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