The Navicent Health Foundation awards $658,000 in Grants to Benefit Central Georgia Communities

Staff Report

Wednesday, October 18th, 2023

The Navicent Health Foundation has awarded 35 grants to health care charities and programs totaling $658,000 in 2023. The grant awards directly impact central Georgia communities through provision of health care support, scholarships, food and mentorship for children, mental health prescriptions assistance, wheelchair ramps, cancer survivorship services, dental care, home fire relief and much more.

A luncheon entitled “Making Missions Matter” was held recently to celebrate the partnership between Navicent Health Foundation and the thirty five local organizations who all work together to elevate community health and well-being. 

“The Navicent Health Foundation is proud to partner with so many incredible organizations which share the same mission to improve the health of our communities.  We thank our many donors that make this collaborative philanthropy possible.” said Navicent Health Foundation President, Ellen Johnson Combs. 

Community organizations receiving grants in the 2023 cycle include:

Alzheimer's Association Georgia Chapter

American Red Cross

Backpack Ministry

Camp Kudzu Inc.

Depaul USA Daybreak Center

F.A.T. Ministries

Family Advancement Ministries

Family Counseling Center of Central Georgia

First Choice Primary Care

Georgia Healthy Family Alliance

Georgia Industrial Children's Home

Greater Macon Chamber

Jay's Hope Foundation

Joshua's Wish

Loaves & Fishes Ministry

Macon Outreach at Mulberry

Macon Volunteer Clinic

Middle Georgia Soccer Association

Mother's Nest Inc

Next Level Community Development Center

Rebuilding Macon

Rehoboth Life Care Ministries

Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia

Ronald McDonald House

Rotary Club of Downtown Macon

Samuel M. Goodrich Endowed Healthcare Scholarships

The Mentors Project of Bibb County

The Methodist Home For Children & Youth

The Society of St. Andrew

United In Pink

Wesley Glen Ministries 

Navicent Health Foundation looks forward to supporting the community as we approach 2024.