General Operating Support

Healthy Community Coalition of Greater Franklin County

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.

Organization: 
Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
Grant Amount Given: 
$50,000
Year Issued: 
2017
Grant Category: 
Prevention
Types of Cancer: 
All

Maine Cancer Foundation Grants to this Organization:

Year Program Amount Category Organization
2017 General Operating Support $50,000 Prevention Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2017 One-by-One, CRC Screening and Navigation Project $99,832 Screening Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2015 Conquering Cancer in Franklin County $6,500 Screening Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2015 Tobacco Free Franklin $199,976 Prevention Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2015 Franklin's Navigator Program for Colorectal Cancer Screening $164,000 Navigator Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2013 Conquering Colon Cancer in Greater Franklin County $25,000 Prevention Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2012 Conquering Cancer in Greater Franklin County $10,000 Screening Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2008 Cancer Education in Franklin County $10,000 Education Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County
2003 Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign $5,000 Education Healthy Community Coalition of Franklin County