GMH accepting grant apps

Glendale Memorial Hospital and Health Center is opening the application process for its Community Grant Program, which has $102,000 in funds to award to local nonprofit organizations.
Responding to the needs identified in Glendale Memorial’s Community Needs Assessment, the hospital has identified the following priorities: asthma, obesity, alcohol abuse, colorectal cancer and the promotion of healthy behaviors. Priority will be given to those proposals that reflect the mission of Glendale Memorial Hospital and Catholic Healthcare West; that address the specific needs identified in the Community Needs Assessment; and that serve the residents of the hospital’s service areas.
To receive a grant, nonprofit organizations are encouraged to submit a letter of intent by noon on Aug. 20, 2010. If mailed, the letter must be postmarked by Aug. 17, 2010. Letters may also be submitted via facsimile to (818) 409-7781. Additionally, an electronic copy must be sent to Chaplain Larry Johnson at, by the Aug. 20 deadline.
Once received, the Letters of Intent will be reviewed by the Glendale Memorial Mission Council. Chosen organizations will then be invited to submit full proposals. The application steps and full eligibility requirements are detailed on the Web site at
Past recipients of the Community Grant Program include: Glendale Health Kids, Holy Family High School, Glendale Sunrise Rotary Foundation, YMCA Pasadena-Foothill Valley, Soroptimist International of Glendale, American Red Cross, Glendale Chamber of Commerce, American Cancer Society, Armenian American Medical Society Ladies Auxiliary, Camp Arev, Foothill Family Services, Glendale Community Free Health Clinic, Path Achieve, The Salvation Army of Glendale, and Union Station Homeless.