WATERVILLE — Inland Hospital seeks proposals that measurably impact one of these priority health issues: obesity; substance abuse/opioid harm reduction; mental health; poverty/economic opportunity; or healthy food access as identified in our 2016 Shared Community Health Needs Assessment.

Approximately four awards will be made; applicants may request up to $5,000 for projects to be completed by Dec. 30.

Successful applicants will demonstrate the ability to carry out implementation projects which meet the following criteria:

• address a priority need and target a priority population;

• reach significant numbers of people in the priority population;

• use evidence-informed approaches that are likely to achieve results;

• define measurable objectives and how results will be measured;

• and leverage the strength of partners to implement and sustain the effort.

The application deadline is Monday, Jan. 30

For examples, visit What Works for Health at countyhealthrankings.org to find evidence-informed strategies that make the most impact.

Finalists may be invited to present their proposals to a selection committee, visit www.inlandhospital.org/About-Our-Organization/Community-Benefit.aspx to learn more and to complete the online application.

For more information, contact the Inland Hospital Community Relations department at 861-3293 or [email protected].