The fund will provide non-profit grants in 25 areas serving HCA.
National health care HCA Healthcare has announced a $ 50 million fund to support opposing organizations community needs and health equity.
The background, called the Healthier Tomorrow Fund, will provide grants to nonprofits in 25 areas serving HCA, including the Florida cities of Miami, Palm Beach, Tampa, Tallahassee and Orlando.
“The Healther Tomorrow Fund will provide opportunities to have a lasting and significant impact on the communities where our colleagues live and serve,” Sam Hazen, executive director of HCA Healthcare said in a press release. “For more than 50 years, HCA Healthcare has cared for communities. Working together with non-profit agencies, this fund will provide the opportunity to focus on high-priority needs, health equity and do more for our communities than we can do separately. ”
HCA Healthcare contributed $ 45 million to community organizations in 2020. Since its founding in 1982, the HCA Healthcare Foundation has distributed more than $ 231 million in grants.
The initial $ 50 million investment will support nonprofit organizations related to health and the workforce, along with charities that have evidenced programs based on addressing community needs and health equity related to their areas of care.
The HCA Healthcare Foundation distributes up to $ 5 million of the fund in its first year.
“Family & Children Service is a proud and long-standing partner of HCA Healthcare, where together we have initiated and supported various initiatives to improve and strengthen the community in Middle Tennessee.” Michael McSurdy, president and CEO of Family and Children Service, said in a press release. “We appreciate HCA Healthcare thinking of us as a thought leader as it addresses meeting the needs of the community.”
HCA Healthcare is a for-profit healthcare facility operator founded in 1968.