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HCHF Sponsors Additional FREE COVID-19 Tests

FREE COVID-19 Testing Continues Sponsored by the Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation (HCHF) continues to sponsor local COVID-19 testing initiatives on the plateau.   On February 9th and 15th the format will be drive-through at the Village Green in Cashiers from 11:00am-1:00pm and the Highlands Recreation Center from 2:30pm-4:30pm. On February 22nd […]

HIGHLANDS CASHIERS HEALTH FOUNDATION SPONSORS FREE COVID-19 TESTING IN CASHIERS AND HIGHLANDS

The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation (HCHF) sponsored two pilot COVID-19 testing initiatives on the plateau.  The format of the tests were conducted by a drive-through with pre-scheduled appointments to expedite the drive-through testing process…

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation Takes Leap of Faith to Fund a Solution to Expand Primary Care Access

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation (HCHF) is excited to announce a formal agreement to expand access to primary care on the Highlands-Cashiers plateau by funding a new  practice that includes a rural teaching program in conjunction with UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC. The partnership is with HCHF, Blue Ridge Health (BRH), and the Mountain Area Health […]

HIGHLANDS CASHIERS HEALTH FOUNDATION 2020 FUNDING FOCUS

HIGHLANDS, NC – In what has been described as “an exceptional year of need”, Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation has announced its funding focus for 2020 will include assistance for needs relating to the coronavirus pandemic as well as collaborative and transformative solutions that will improve the health and well-being of our Highlands Cashiers and neighboring communities. Letters of Interest are due before June 10, 2020 and the application can be downloaded from www.hchealthfnd.org…

HIGHLANDS CASHIERS HEALTH FOUNDATION APPROVES DISPERSAL OF $2.5 MILLION TO AREA NONPROFITS IN ITS 2019 FOUNDING YEAR

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation Disperses $847,022 to Enhance Education Initiatives and Improve the Lives of Children on the Plateau and Surrounding Communities Living up to its stated intention, Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation has approved nearly $2.5 million dollars to area charities since its founding February 1, 2019. The Foundation was reconstituted from the assets of […]

HIGHLANDS CASHIERS HEALTH FOUNDATION AWARDS $2.5 MILLION TO AREA NONPROFITS IN ITS 2019 FOUNDING YEAR

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation Awards $1,024,124 to Improve the Health and Well-being Across the Six Westernmost Counties of WNC Living up to its stated intention, Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation awards more than $2.5 million dollars to area charities since its founding on February 1, 2019. The Foundation was reconstituted from the assets of the Highlands […]

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation presents Grant Awards to Improve the Health and Well-being of Highlands, Cashiers, and Surrounding Communities.

The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation (The Foundation) hosted its inaugural grant awards ceremony October 9, presenting awards to 25 organizations totaling $1,287,260 to area organizations. Grant awards spanned the Foundation’s focus areas using the basis of social determinants of health and information obtained through research and community listening sessions. The grants were announced by focus […]

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation Announces Second Grant Cycle

The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation has announced a second grant cycle of 2019. Beginning September 16 and ending October 18 at 5pm grant applications will be accepted online at www.hchealthfnd.org/grants . Committed to its purpose to improve the health and wellbeing of our Highlands, Cashiers and surrounding communities, the Foundation invites proposals to address solutions […]

Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation Awards over $1 Million in First Grant Cycle to Improve the Health and Well-being of Highlands, Cashiers and Surrounding Communities.

The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation (The Foundation) is pleased to announce that grants totaling $1,287,260 have been awarded to area non-profits and organizations. Planning for this first grant cycle began soon after the Foundation was established on February 1, 2019 with its broadened purpose to support the health and wellbeing of our Highlands, Cashiers […]

2019 Grant Workshop Recap

We at the Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation do recommend watching the full accompanying video. Please click here to watch and thank you for your interest! HCHF FOOTPRINT Q. If you have multiple site locations, which should we put as the physical address? A. You should put the physical address that corresponds to both the location of the […]