The Metro Omaha Medical Society Foundation identifies and provides support to community priorities where physician involvement can make a difference in improving the health of the Metro Omaha Community.
Each year the MOMS Foundation awards grants to local non-profit, health-related organizations whose efforts make a positive impact in our community. All proposals must be sponsored by a Physician member of the Metro Omaha Medical Society.
GRANTS APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED THROUGH AUGUST 1, 2019.
Priority funding will be given to proposals that:
- Respond to a demonstrated or emerging community health need.
- Support effective, proven or promising solutions.
- Build upon and maximizes other community resources.
- Provides matching funds to support the project
- Offer a clear plan for financial sustainability.
Annual Match Program:
Each year the MOMS Foundation selects a single non-profit organization or program to receive this grant. The Metro Omaha Medical Society Foundation matches up to the first $5,000.00 in donations to the Match Program.
The 2019 Match Grant recipient will be announced in the fall of 2019.
The 2018 Match Grant recipient was the Stephen Center’s medical clinic . Funds were presented to the Stephen Center’s Medical Clinic at the MOMS Annual Meeting on January 30, 2019.
ABOUT STEPHEN CENTER:
Stephen Center has served homeless and low-income individuals in Omaha since 1984 and has grown to include a multi-facility campus supporting vulnerable men, women and children seeking to overcome homelessness, addiction, and poverty. They serve approximately 200 people daily.
To address the health needs of those they serve, Stephen Center recently established an on-site primary care medical clinic. Providers currently bring their own equipment and supplies and have identified the wish list of items below to outfit their clinic.