Mayo Clinic Health System values its community partnerships, and remains committed to the health and well-being of the communities it serves.
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Mayo Clinic is facing unprecedented challenges, including a significant financial impact. Because of this, the organization has made the difficult decision to suspend all community philanthropic activity until further notice, including community giving, sponsorships, Hometown Health grants and scholarships.
This change will enable Mayo Clinic Health System to focus efforts and resources on the COVID-19 response. Mayo Clinic Health System has a proven history of resilience and is making every effort to position itself to emerge from this pandemic better able to fulfill its mission.
Watch this page for updates to the Hometown Health Grant program and timeline for future grant cycles.
Mayo Clinic Health System believes that health is more than the absence of illness. It includes an environment that supports the physical, emotional and social well-being of those who live, work and play there. In fact, studies show that many of the factors that have the greatest impact on our health occur in our communities, including the Eau Claire area.
We are pleased to offer the Hometown Health Grant as part of our investment into improving the health of the communities we serve. The grant supports innovative efforts to:
The grant works in partnership with community-based organizations and residents to translate their vision for healthy communities into visible, concrete changes and, ultimately, a healthier hometown.