CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation have been long-standing partners of the NAFC for many years, working to help increase access to care, building infrastructure at free and charitable clinics nationwide.
Our partnership with CVS Health has been focused on increasing access to health care for underserved populations and since 2015, the CVS Health Foundation has donated more than $9 million in grants to the NAFC and to our Free and Charitable Clinics around the country to help empower health care professionals in local communities to help build healthier communities.
Grants programs over the past several years have focused on a range of areas including: increasing access to quality care and supporting the management of chronic disease, providing more wraparound services to address the social determinants of health and supporting treatment and prevention of substance abuse, including opioid and tobacco.
Coordinated Care for Improved Health Outcomes Grant Program
As part of its ongoing commitment to building healthier communities, CVS Health and its Foundation announced $2.9 million in grants to the National Association of Free & Charitable Clinics (NAFC) and their members. The funding supported approximately 130 Free & Charitable Clinics in their efforts to help patients manage chronic disease, provide more wraparound services to address the social determinants of health and support treatment and prevention of substance abuse, including opioid and tobacco.
The 2019 grants were be distributed to Free and Charitable Clinics in California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and Washington, and range from $10,000 to $20,000 each. A list of grantees can be found below.
July 18, 2019 – CVS Health and the CVS Health Foundation Building Healthier Communities across the Country with Nearly $3 Million in New Grants to Free Clinics – Click Here
CVS Health Foundation partnered with the NAFC in a Coordinated Care for Improved Health Outcomes Grant program, making one-year grants available to Free and Charitable Clinics, Charitable Pharmacies and State Associations that are members in good standing of the NAFC. Coordinated Care for Improved Health Outcomes funding was focused on programs or projects which combat Diabetes and Hypertension among the medically underserved.
March 1, 2018 – CVS Health Foundation Increases Access to Health Care Across the Country with $1 Million in New Grants – Click Here
Over 17,000 patients across America had access to needed health care as a result of the 2018 funding from the CVS Health Foundation. Two grantees alone saved their local hospitals $9.7 million by providing primary care to patients who would otherwise rely on the emergency room.
- CVS Health Foundation Community Health Grants
- CVS Health Announces $2.5 Million in New Funding to Help Build Healthier Communities in Ohio – October 2019
- 2019 NAFC CVS Health Foundation Grant Recipients
- CVS Health Foundation Increases Access to Health Care Across the Country with $1 Million in New Grants – March 2018
- CVS Health Foundation Awards over $1 Million in Grants to Improve Americans’ Access to Quality Health Care – April 2017
- CVS Health Foundation $5 Million Community Health Investment Improves Access, Affordability – April 2015
- San José Clinic, Texas – 11/10/20
- Broad Street Clinic, North Carolina – 1/7/20
- Arlington Free Clinic, Virginia
- Center for Family Health & Education, California
- Malta House of Care, Connecticut
- San Francisco Free Clinic, California
- Anderson Free Clinic, South Carolina
- Pediplace, Texas
- CommunityHealth, Illinois