Community Benefit Fund

Community Benefit Fund Grant Committee of Goshen Health’s Board of Directors has  awarded over $4.8 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.
2016 marks the 18th anniversary of the health system’s commitment to the health needs of the community. 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

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 2016 Grant Recipients:

Amish Youth Vision Project
Bashor Children's Home of the United Methodist Church
Bethel College
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Elkhart County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Elkhart County
CARE Foundation
Center for Healing and Hope
Child And Parent Services
Church Community Services
Community Dental Clinic
Council on Aging of Elkhart County
Elkhart County Clubhouse
Elkhart County Health Department
Emerge Ministries
Family Christian Development Center
Goshen College
Goshen Community Schools
Goshen Farmers Market
Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network
Greencroft Goshen
Habitat for Humanity of Elkhart County
Horizon Educational Alliance
LaCasa of Goshen
LaGrange County Council on Aging
Maple City Health Care Center
MDC Goldenrod
Northern Indiana Hispanic Health Coalition
Oaklawn Psychiatric Center
Parkside Elementary School
REAL Services
Ryan's Place
SPA Women's Ministry Homes
The Window
United Cancer Services of Elkhart County
Walnut Hill Early Childhood Center
West Goshen Elementary