The Shelby County Community Health Foundations funding priorities are as follows:
  • Projects and programs that emphasize preventative health care and creative ways of solving long-standing health and wellness concerns
  • Health related education services and programs for children and youth
  • Substance abuse prevention – drugs and alcohol
  • Support for the existing Shelby County health care programs administered by the Shelby County Health Department , Chilton-Shelby Mental Health Board, Emergency Medical Service Units, inmate care and patient services at Shelby Baptist Medical Center,including individuals referred by the court system
  • Organizations are encouraged to propose collaborations and partnerships with others and to demonstrate the coordination of services and cooperation of agencies
Some of the entities funded this past year include:
  • Adaptive Aquatics
  • Alabama Department of Mental Health
  • Cahaba Valley Healthcare
  • Chelsea Senior Center
  • Chilton, Shelby Mental Health
  • ClasTran
  • Columbiana Senior Center
  • Community Corrections
  • Community of Hope Health Clinic
  • Easter Seals
  • Family Connection
  • First Battalion of Shelby County
  • Impact Alabama
  • Kid One Transport
  • Middle Alabama Area Agency (M4A)
  • Safehouse
  • Shelby County Drug Free Coalition
  • Shelby County Health Department
  • Shelby County Inmate Heath Care
  • Shelby County Mental Health Court
  • Shelby County Schools
  • Shelby Emergency Assistance
  • Sight Savers of Alabama
  • Southeast Shelby Rescue
  • The Arc of Shelby County
  • YMCA