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  • Space Coast Health Foundation Awards Grants to Enhance Health in Brevard

    The Space Coast Health Foundation enhanced health and wellness in Brevard County by distributing grants totaling $2,255,386 during fiscal year 2015-2016. These collaborative grants focused on key health needs such as access to health care, oral health and behavioral health.  The grant total includes a $1 million multi-year grant in partnership with Health First to […]

    Community Health Needs Assessment Report 2016

    SCHF Awards over $1 million in Grants

    For Immediate Release – February 1, 2016 Contact: Johnette Gindling Executive Director Space Coast Health Foundation 321-241-6600    Space Coast Health Foundation Awards Grants to Enhance Health in Brevard The Space Coast Health Foundation is a grant making organization benefiting the residents of Brevard County through collaborative projects to meet the healthcare needs of our community. The […]

    A Celebration of Service

    “The work and dedication of individuals, especially volunteers, is to be celebrated and appreciated,” stated Johnette Gindling, Space Coast Health Foundation Executive Director. On November 17th, 2015, a tree planting ceremony took place at the Larry S. Schultz Park, Rockledge, Florida, in honor of Larry Schultz’s service as former chair and board member of the Space Coast […]

    Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard

    Although it would be ideal if such programs did not need to exist, Brevard County is fortunate to have the Children’s Advocacy Center of Brevard (CACB) and the Child Protection Team (CPT). These two programs work in collaboration not only to prevent and investigate child abuse, but also to protect child victims. As the program manager […]

    “Grantmakers in Health” focus on Space Coast Health Foundation

    “A Policy Proposal for Healthcare Coverage”

    “A Policy Proposal for Healthcare Coverage”

    A Community Conversation on Health:

    Below is a presentation that was given by Joan Alker, Executor Director at Georgetown University Center for Children and Families at the recent Conversation on Health educational forum sponsored by Space Coast Health Foundation.

    “Health Affairs” blog about Space Coast Health Foundation

    In May 2014, Health Affairs, a site that focuses on current healthcare issues and developments, published a blog about the Space Coast Health Foundation, entitled  “A Vision of Health on the Space Coast of Florida: A Health Legacy Foundation.” To read, click on Health Affairs Grant Watch Blog.

    Bonnie Felker’s Story

    Bonnie Felker says a prayer of thanksgiving every day for her friend who recommended that she participate in a free health screening offered by the Florida Department of Health in Brevard.  Bonnie only agreed to the screening to satisfy her friend.  What she didn’t expect was that her friend did her a favor, she saved […]