Past Recipients

Since 1996, the Grossmont Healthcare District has supported a variety of local nonprofit health-related organizations through grants and sponsorships to address the unmet healthcare needs of over 500,000 District residents. Below are a few of our grant recipients from the most recent year.

Center for Community Solutions

Trauma recovery integration counseling program

Behavioral & Mental Health

Home Start, Inc

Specialized behavioral health service for victims of trauma, abuse and crime

Behavioral & Mental Health

Vista Hill

Confronting the challenges of mental illness, substance use disorder or intellectual and developmental disabilities

Behavioral & Mental Health

Caring Community Living with Cancer (CCLC)

Cancer support groups for patients, survivors, caregivers, and family members


Alzheimer’s San Diego

Alzheimer’s Response Team (ART) pilot program; Supported Families Affected by Dementia program


Serving Seniors

East County senior nutrition program


ElderHelp of San Diego

Care coordination for seniors


Meals on Wheels Greater San Diego

Nutrition for seniors


Champions for Health

Provides access to specialty care for underserved residents

Direct Patient Care

La Maestra Family Clinic

Expanding access to dental services in East County

Direct Patient Care

Volunteers in Medicine

Financial support of free medical clinic based in El Cajon

Direct Patient Care

Mountain Health & Community Services, Inc.

Provide high-quality comprehensive primary care regardless of ability to pay

Direct Patient Care

The ALS Association, Greater San Diego

East County patient care services

Disability Services

Challenge Center

Health function and wellness initiative for seniors and people with disabilities

Disability Services

Home of Guiding Hands

Quality nursing care for people with development disabilities

Disability Services

Noah Homes

Behavioral consultant, life enhancement services for adults with development disabilities

Disability Services

St. Madeleine Sophie’s Training Center

On-site nursing services for adults with developmental disabilities

Disability Services

Developmental Services Continuum, Inc.

Part-time healthcare coordinator/LVN position, case management

Disability Services

Burn Institute

School and community-based fire and burn prevention services

Social Services

Crisis House

“Project Homeless Connect” health and social service delivery event

Social Services

License to Freedom

Community education, self-sufficiency, and advocacy for refugee and immigrant survivors of domestic and relationship abuse

Social Services

Sharp Healthcare Foundation

Prevention education for brain, spinal cord, and other traumatic injuries

Social Services

San Diego Freedom Ranch

Addiction residential treatment program for men

Social Services

Health Occupations Center

Education for those interested in employment preparation, skill advancement, and/or personal fulfillment in health-related fields

Workforce Development

Grossmont Union High School District/Mountain Empire Unified School District

GHD Health Career Pathway Initiative

Workforce Development

The Eric Paredes Save a Life Foundation

Heart screenings for youth (ages 12-25)

Chronic Conditions

Jacobs & Cushman San Diego Food Bank

Increasing access to healthy food for East County residents

Chronic Conditions

Annual Community Grants Program Q & A Forum

June 23, 2020
This annual forum is designed to allow for potential healthcare district grantees to learn of any updates to the grant application and review its components ahead of the yearly grant cycle. Listen and watch Zoom recording below to access our most recent Q&A Forum including attendee Q&A.

Inaugural All-Grantee Convening

February 4, 2020
In 2020, local partner Champions for Health is facilitating quarterly meetings for current and recent grantees on behalf of the Grossmont Healthcare District. The purpose of these meetings is to educate current grantees about regional needs assessments and offer collaborative opportunities to help leverage current resources as well as additional funding for our region.

Still have questions?

Contact us if you have additional questions or feedback about your organization’s eligibility or upcoming workshop opportunities.