Community Benefit Department Announces 2017 Application and Community Health Needs Assessments

Bend, Ore. — St. Charles Health System’s Community Benefit department is pleased to announce that the 2017 grant applications are now available and can be found at .

Along with the release of the 2017 grant applications, St. Charles is providing access to the tri-county data used in the development of the Community Health Needs Assessment at .

After assessing the data, analyzing other criteria and ensuring alignment with the health system’s mission and vision, suicide prevention has been selected as the strategic priority for 2017-2019 for all four communities served by St. Charles.

Organizations whose programs or services meet the priority areas listed above and would like to apply for funding should visit and follow the application instructions.

Applications are due by Friday, June 30, 2017. Contact Carlos Salcedo, manager of community partnerships, at [email protected] with any questions.

Community Benefit contributions are separate from those granted by the St. Charles Foundation and/or the System Communications and Marketing Department. For information about the St. Charles Community Benefit funding cycles, visit

About St. Charles Health System

St. Charles Health System, Inc., headquartered in Bend, Ore., owns and operates St. Charles Bend, Madras, Prineville and Redmond. It also owns family care clinics in Bend, Madras, Prineville, Redmond and Sisters. St. Charles is a private, not-for-profit Oregon corporation and is the largest employer in Central Oregon with more than 4,200 caregivers. In addition, there are more than 350 active medical staff members and nearly 200 visiting medical staff members who partner with the health system to provide a wide range of care and service to our communities.

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