Healthy Greenville 2036

Healthy Greenville 2036: A bold health initiative for Greenville County

Greenville Health Authority Grant Committee
January 16, 2018
Healthy Greenville 2036 Letters of Intent
Invitations to Application Phase

The Grant Committee of the Greenville Health Authority Board of Trustees (“Committee”) has reviewed, ranked and evaluated 49 Letters of Intent (“LOIs”) timely received on or before the deadline, for the Healthy Greenville 2036 grant initiative. As a part of its evaluation process, the Committee received evaluations and rankings of the LOIs from seven external peer reviewers. The LOIs were also evaluated by the Trustee/Committee members.

As a result of their review, the Committee hereby approves that the following 12 organizations be invited to submit a full application for their proposed program or project:

LiveWell Greenville Healthy Neighborhoods
Upstate Affiliate Org d/b/a Greenville Health System The Impact of Gifted and Talented Education in Early Elementary School
Greenville  Free Medical Clinic Increasing access to care for low-income uninsured patients utilizing student-provided services
Pendleton Place Improving the Physical and Mental Health of Young Children Entering Foster Care
Upstate Affiliate Org d/b/a Greenville Health System Community Support Team Network – Mobilizing and Empowering Churches to Support Pop. Health
Clemson University-Department of Public Health Sciences Mindfulness Training for People w/History of Depression, Anxiety, Substance abuse or Inactivity
Communities in Schools Greenville Integrated Student Support Services
Unity Health on Main Healthy Families Healthy Communities
LiveWell Greenville A Community-based Approach to Obesity and Diabetes Prevention among Hispanic Youth
Greenville Tech Foundation Berea High REACH (Reaching Excellence in Academics, Career, and Health)
The Phoenix Center Integrated Prenatal Care & Substance Use Disorder Treatment for Women (Magdalene Clinic)
Furman University -Institute for the Advancement of Community Health Addressing Health-Harming Legal Barriers in the Senior Population of Greenville

Completed applications will be due from these organizations no later than 11:59 pm on February 28, 2018.

The Committee further directs that the above list of the organizations and project names be made available on the Healthy Greenville 2036 website ( as soon as reasonably possible.

Fiscal Year 2018 Request for Proposal (Click Here)

Key Dates:

  • October 12, 2017  Fiscal Year 2018 (FY2018) RFP Released
  • October 18, 2017  Healthy Greenville 2036 Public Information Meeting
    Click here to view the slides presented at the Public Information Meeting
  • November 14, 2017  Letters of Intent (LOI) Due by 11:59 pm (see link below) 
  • November 16 – Dec. 5, 2017  Peer Review of LOIs
  • December 5 – 30, 2017  Trustee Review of LOIs
  • January 16, 2018**  GHA Grant Committee meeting to determine FY2018 Applicants (Applicants will be notified after this meeting) 
  • February 28, 2018  Applications Due by 11:59 pm
  • March 1- March 15, 2018  Peer Reviews of Applications
  • March 1, 2018: MID TERM REPORTS DUE FOR 2017 Grant Recipients
  • March 15 – April 12, 2018  Trustee Reviews
  • April 24, 2018**  GHA Grant Committee to determine grant recipients
  • May 1, 2018**  GHA Board of Trustees – final vote on FY2018 Grants
  • May 15, 2018   Grantee Reception/Event (all grantees, all years, invited)
  • May 22 – or TBD  FY2018 Grantee Evaluation Training (required)
  • September 1, 2018: FINAL REPORTS DUE FOR 2017 Grant Recipients
  • October 1, 2018  Interim Evaluation Report Due 2018 Grant Recipients
  • April 15, 2018  Final FY2018 Grant Cycle Year Evaluation Report Due* 2018 Grant Recipients

 *Please note that FY2017 (inaugural year Grantees) have a different interim and final evaluation report cycle.

SAMPLE EVALUATION DOCUMENTS: Click link to see Healthy Greenville 2036 Evaluation Planning Presentation(2); Comprehensive Evaluation Plan HG2036; Sample Evaluation Form

**Grant Committee and Board of Trustees dates are subject to change but are posted 24 hours in advance of the meeting dates.

Grant Software Log in for Grantees

Q & A (Click Here) * *Submit questions to:
All questions will be answered on the website by updating the Q&A above.

Greenville Health System will provide $4 million each year for the About Healthy Greenville next 20 years to the Greenville Health Authority Board of Trustees, which will administer a grants program called Healthy Greenville 2036 in support of health-related care, health research and health education initiatives to benefit the residents of Greenville County.  

The grant-making will be driven by a Request for Proposal (RFP) that aligns with the grant-making initiative’s desired outcomes. Interested organizations are invited to submit letters of intent outlining their ideas. Following evaluation of the letters of intent, select organizations will be invited to submit a full application for funding. Funding will be awarded to those applicants who best meet the criteria outlined in the RFP, who demonstrate a track record of success with other health-related programs, and who are able to articulate how their program/project will move Greenville County toward our bold vision of being the healthiest county in America by 2036.

To be eligible to receive a grant, an organization must be a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, a government agency, an academic institution, or a collaborative combination of these types of organizations. Collaboration is welcomed and encouraged. Programs and projects must directly benefit residents of Greenville County. The minimum grant will be $250,000 per year, with multi-year requests encouraged.

Legal Assurance of Compliance / Public Information:
All applicants become part of a public process, and the fact of their applying, along with information included in their applications, becomes part of the public record and is, therefore, public information. Grant recipients must comply with the SC Freedom of Information Act.

Congratulations to the 2017 Healthy Greenville 2036 Grant Recipients:
Click here to view video from the Networking Event/Reception held September 14, 2017

Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences / CU Healthy Greenville County: Integrated Services for Diabetes Prevention and Management –  $2,251,980 (5-year grant)
Upstate Affiliate Organization d/b/a Greenville Health System / Comprehensive School Health Promotion: Increasing Community-Based Healthy Eating & Physical Activity – $3,378,746 (5-year grant)
Little Steps / Next Best Steps – $588,800 (5-year grant)
Greenville County, SC-EMS / Improved Access to Acute Episodic Care through Integrated Prehospital Care Response – $2,546,000 (4-year grant)
University of South Carolina Educational Foundation / USC School of Medicine Greenville (USCSOMG): Creating Access for A Healthier Greenville – $2,055,087 (4-year grant)
Upstate Fatherhood Coalition/Upstate Fatherhood Coalition – Access to Healthcare – $661,235 (3-year grant)
Greenville County First Steps – Department of Development / Childcare Scholarships – $270,000 (3-year grant)
Clemson University – School of Nursing/ Expanding Primary Care Access in Greenville County through Nurse Practitioner Education Support – $410,000 (2-year grant)
Gateway House, Inc. / Gateway House – $250,000 (1-year grant)