The recent shooting in Parkland, Florida, is a sad reminder that all of us need to have the knowledge and skills to help in an emergency situation. No matter how fast first responders can get there, bystanders will always be first on the scene. Stop the Bleed is a national program designed to train, equip, and empower bystanders to help in a bleeding emergency before professional help arrives. Learn more about this program at CHE's next Community Conversation, Thursday, April 5, at 2 p.m.
Hear the amazing story of local radio personality Dale Johnson who survived a motorcycle crash because a bystander was there and applied a tourniquet. Presented in collaboration with Bryan Health, this conversation will also include emergency room care providers and a first responder. Get details and register online here: : https://commconv-stopthebleed.eventbrite.com.
CHE's most recent grants will connect at-risk and high-need people in Lincoln to resources and services that help them live healthier lives. The CHE Board of Trustees approved nine grants totaling $319,080 in the first year and $586,372 over three years. Click the title of this article to download the full new release.
If you’re interested in applying for a grant from the Community Health Endowment, plan to attend an Applicant Workshop on Tuesday, October 17, at 2 p.m. or Wednesday, October 18, at 9:30 a.m. The workshops focus on the Stage I application and include information on CHE’s funding priorities and preferences, finding local data to support your application, and the revised CHE application form. You'll also get tips on writing your best grant application from a professional editor and grant writer. Registration is requested and available online by clicking the headline of this article.
Stage I applications for the Spring 2018 grant cycle are due at noon on Friday, January 12, 2018. CHE will provide additional training for applicants invited to submit Stage II applications in April, 2018.
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