SJH Community Partnership Fund
Partnering with others who share our mission and values is the essence
of who we are––and the best way to bring about real and lasting
change in our communities. The St. Joseph Health (SJH) Community Partnership
Fund is one of the most visible expressions of this philosophy.
Since 1986, the Community Partnership Fund has awarded grants to organizations
working to improve access to quality health care, food, shelter, and other
aspects of social wellbeing for the most vulnerable in our communities.
Current grant-funding priorities include
emergency food and shelter, and
Our Funding Sources
Each of our hospitals contributes
10 percent of net income to the Community Partnership Fund. Seventy-five percent of their contribution
is returned to them to support their own local Care for the Poor programs.
The remainder goes toward Community Partnership Fund grant initiatives
and fund reserves, which help us sustain support for essential programs
serving the poor and vulnerable.
What We Fund
The Community Partnership Fund awards grants to nonprofit organizations
that serve low-income, minority and other vulnerable populations in our
service areas – regions in which SJH hospitals are located.
Where We Serve
Special consideration is given to programs that meet one of our funding
priorities – community-building, emergency food and shelter, and
Specific community needs also play a key role. Every three years, each
of our hospitals conducts a
comprehensive community health needs assessment. The results of those assessments are used to create Community Benefit
implementation plans. The implementation plans inform our grantmaking
decisions, and help us identify the most urgent priorities.
What We Don’t Fund
Contact us at
firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.