General Operating Support

About This Grant:

Healthy Community Coalition (HCC), an independent affiliate of Franklin Community Health Network (FCHN), is one of the oldest and largest coalitions in the country, recognized as a leader among its peers due to a reputation for innovative programming, population health outcomes, policy and environmental improvements, and capacity and infrastructure building. HCC’s innovative approaches have led to statewide and national recognition including being named a Finalist in the Robert Wood Johnson Culture of Health Prize.

HCC’s mission is to measurably improve the health and well-being of all people in Greater Franklin County and neighboring towns using a coordinated public health approach of education, promotion, and outreach. A comprehensive, community-based health promotion, education and outreach organization, HCC provides prevention activities throughout Greater Franklin County to support healthy lifestyles that prevent disease and improve quality of life. HCC’s emphasis has always been to reach out to those in the greatest need in the community: the un- and underinsured, low-income, seniors, and high risk populations for each identified need.

HCC’s overarching organizational goals are to 1) Decrease Cancer Incidence and Mortality; 2) Improve Cardiovascular Health; 3)Decrease Obesity; 4) Decrease Substance Misuse and Addiction; 5) Decrease Poverty; and 6) Increase Access to Health Services.

$50,000
2017
Colorectal Cancer
Lung Cancer
Patient Navigation
Patient Support
Prevention
Screening
Tobacco

MAINE CANCER FOUNDATION GRANTS TO THIS ORGANIZATION:

Year Grant Title Category Amount Grant Recipient
2017 General Operating Support Colorectal Cancer, Lung Cancer, Patient Navigation, Patient Support, Prevention, Screening, Tobacco $50,000 Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County
2017 One-by-One, CRC Screening and Navigation Project Colorectal Cancer, Patient Navigation, Patient Support, Screening $99,832 Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County
2015 Conquering Cancer in Franklin County Lung Cancer, Prevention, Screening $6,500 Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County
2015 Franklin's Navigator Program for Colorectal Cancer Screening Access to Care, Colorectal Cancer, Patient Navigation, Patient Support $164,000 Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County
2015 Tobacco Free Franklin Prevention, Tobacco $199,976 Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County