Community Benefit Fund

Community Benefit Fund Grant Committee of Goshen Health’s Board of Directors has  awarded over $5.4 million in grants through the Community Benefit Fund since its inception in 1998. This investment is in addition to charity care and prevention and education programs supported through the Goshen Health operating budget.
Nonprofit organizations whose mission is consistent with that of Goshen Health are encouraged to apply for grant funding. Priority is given to organizations that submit requests aimed at impacting our community health need priorities:

  • Access to Health Services
  • Access to Mental Health Services
  • Obesity
  • Treatment of Chronic Disease
  • Smoking Cessation
  • Cancer Research

The fund does not offer support for capital acquisitions, building or construction projects.

Members of the Goshen Health Goshen Community Benefit Fund Grant Committee include:
Delmar Good, Chairman
Randy Christophel
Steve Fidler
John Leavitt
Daniel Nafziger, MD
Alan Tehan
Jerry Trolz 

Typical Grant Schedule
October-January: Online applications accepted
January: Follow-up Reports due online
March: Grant outcomes communicated
April: Awards reception

Congratulations to our 2018 Grant Recipients:

Amish Youth Vision Project
Bashor Children’s Home
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
Boys & Girls Club of Elkhart County
Boys & Girls Club of Nappanee
Cancer Resources for Elkhart County (formerly United Cancer Services)
CARE Foundation (CARE House)
Center for Healing & Hope
Child and Parent Services (CAPS)
Church Community Services
Council on Aging of Elkhart County
Elkhart County Clubhouse
Family Christian Development Center
Goshen Farmers Market
Goshen Theater Project
Horizon Education Alliance
LaGrange County Council on Aging
Maple City Health Care Center
MDC Goldenrod
Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition
Parkside Elementary School
REAL Services of Elkhart County
Ryan’s Place
SPA Women’s Ministry Homes
The Window