For immediate release — July 2, 2019

The Coalitions for Health Improvement (CHI) and the North Central Accountable Community of Health (NCACH) are pleased to share a new funding opportunity for community partners!
CHI Community Initiatives Funding is made possible by NCACH under the statewide Medicaid Transformation Project. In December 2018, NCACH allocated $450,000 to be invested into local and regional health initiatives across Chelan, Douglas, Grant, and Okanogan counties with the goal of advancing Whole Person Health.

Funding is intended to be used to catalyze new efforts and/or expand current efforts to address the social determinants of health, advance whole person health, and promote community – clinical collaborations in North Central Washington.

Who Can Apply: This funding opportunity is open to anyone in Chelan, Douglas, Grant, or Okanogan Counties.

Award Sizes: Projects range from $500 – $150,000+

Project Focus Areas:

The Coalitions for Health Improvement have selected the following focus areas as top priority needs for the region. While projects are not limited to only these focus areas, project applications must be able to demonstrate how their project addresses a direct need in the community.

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Behavioral Health
  • Child Care and Services for Youth
  • Employment
  • Food Security
  • Housing / Homelessness
  • Primary Care
  • Resiliency
  • Social Service(s) Coordination
  • Substance Use Disorder
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Trauma-Informed Care

Learn more: We invite all interested applicants to join us for an optional informational webinar on July 11 (hosted online and in-person)

To apply: All applicants must submit a required letter of intent to be eligible to submit a project application by August 16, 2019.

Download Application Procedures
Download Letter of Intent Submission Guidelines
Download Project Application


Questions? For questions regarding CHI Community Initiatives Funding, project application, and more, please contact Communications and Engagement Manager, Sahara Suval,

The Coalitions for Health Improvement advise, inform, and identify solutions to improve the health and wellness of our clients and our communities as a part of the North Central Accountable Community of Health’s Medicaid Transformation Project efforts, serving Apple Health (Medicaid) beneficiaries. Learn more: