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The implementation of the HCHC Foundation Grant Program and funding health projects which benefit individuals and families is one example of how committed the Foundation is to improving the welfare of our citizens.  Through this program, the Foundation seeks to support the development and delivery of important health related initiatives for the benefit of residents of Henry County and surrounding areas.

The Foundation funds projects in six health related priority areas: 1) Science and Technology, 2) Health Education, 3) Health Programming, 4) Workforce Development, 5) Workforce Recruitment and 6) Capacity Building.   Those seeking funds should submit a Letter of Intent briefly outlining the objectives of the proposed project no later than 60 days prior to the application due date.  Invitations to apply will follow.

For additional details and copies of the grant application click here or contact HCHC Foundation, Mark Hempen at 319/385-6541, email

2015 Grant Award Winners

2015 HCHC Foundation Grant RecipientsThe HCHC Foundation’s 2015 Grant Award recipients are: The Fellowship Cup, Healthy Henry County Communities and Iowa Wesleyan University.  The Fellowship Cup’s RSVP program accepted a gift for its medical transportation program.  This project helps assure that individuals receive necessary health care by assisting with travel to and from medical appointments.   Healthy Henry County Communities received a check for the Your Plate-Your Health program that helps restaurant owners identify, add and promote healthy options on their menus.  The final award was presented to Iowa Wesleyan University for upgrades to laboratory equipment necessary to support IWU’s Nursing program.

2014 Grant Award Winners

Congratulations to our  2014 Grant Award recipients : Healthy Henry County Communities for the Your Plate/Your Health program  that works with area restaurants to identify and promote healthy menu options; and The Fellowship Cup’s Retired Seniors Volunteer Program that provides medical transportation to area residents.  2014 funds also assisted in expanding dental services to low income seniors and children in Henry County through the Iowa FIND (Fulfilling Iowa’s Need for Dentists) Project.

2013 Grant Award Winners

2013 HCHC Grant RecipientsWayland DentistHenry County Health Center Foundation is pleased to announce its 2013 Grant Award Recipients; The Fellowship Cup, Boy  Scouts of America, and Wayland Economic Development. The Foundation presented over $8,000 to these organizations for various projects supporting area children, families and elderly.

The Fellowship Cup received its award for the Retired Seniors Volunteer Program providing transportation for medical services to those in need.  The Boy Scout’s Camp Eastman received funding for the purchase of necessary medical equipment and supplies.  The final gift was presented to Wayland Economic Development to assist the Wayland community in bringing a new dentist (Dr. Amanda Gilles) to the area.