Priorities and Areas of Focus

Funding decisions are based on how well proposals align with one of the Foundation’s priority areas. Your proposal will need to target one of these priority areas and have a meaningful impact on at least one of the Foundation’s areas of focus. Please tell us specifically how the proposal will improve health outcomes, improve the quality of healthcare, and/or help to reduce the overall cost of healthcare.

One

Priority: Access to healthcare services for children and youth, as well as adults with barriers to care.

Goal: To ensure that healthcare services are available to those who are in need in the communities PacificSource Health Plans serves.

Area of Focus: Underserved children and adults accessing physical, behavioral, mental, or oral healthcare services.

 Two

Priority: Healthcare Innovations

Goal: To improve quality and reduce the cost of healthcare services in the communities PacificSource Health Plans serves.

Area of Focus: Children and adults receiving: 

  • Healthcare that is integrated (physical healthcare with behavioral, mental and/or oral healthcare services) 
  • Healthcare through a patient-centered primary care home or medical home model 
  • Evidence-based care for chronic disease 
  • Care coordination 
  • Pregnant woman and infants receiving appropriate prenatal and postnatal care
  • Other as approved by the Board of Directors

For Information about the Community Health Excellence (CHE) Grant Program, click here.

 Three

Priority: Health and Wellness

Goal: To improve health and wellness in the communities PacificSource Health Plans serves.

Area of Focus: Children and adults: 

  • Engaged in moderate/vigorous physical activity (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended amounts) 
  • Eating adequate amounts of fruits and vegetables daily (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended amounts) 
  • Receiving tobacco prevention and cessation education and services
  • Parents and/or expectant parents learning about child development, nutrition, and preventive healthcare
 

 

Click here to determine your eligibility and grant type.


Contact Information

Marian Blankenship
Director of Government Relations/Executive Director Foundation
Email: CharitableFoundation@pacificsource.com
Phone: (541) 684-5221 or (800) 624-6052