Inova is Northern Virginia’s leading nonprofit healthcare provider. Our mission is to provide world-class healthcare – every time, every touch – to each person in every community we have the privilege to serve. Inova’s 20,000 team members care for patients through more than 2 million visits annually across an integrated network of hospitals, primary and specialty care practices, emergency and urgent care centers, outpatient services, and destination institutes. Inova’s five hospitals are consistently recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals, and Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades for excellence in healthcare. Inova is home to Northern Virginia’s only Level 1 Trauma Center and Level 4 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Its hospitals have a total of 1,936 licensed beds.
The purpose of the Inova Health Equity Opportunity is to reduce disparities and improve care for our communities described in the Inova Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA). The target populations are identified under-resourced communities with unmet health needs outlined in the CHNA with the areas of focus around Behavioral Health, Health Access, and/or Economic Stability. The objectives of the proposed program/project should be clear, reasonable, and attainable, with measurable impact on the addressed need(s).
Inova is dedicated to supporting programs and opportunities that make a difference in the quality of life, health, and welfare of the communities it serves. Inova seeks to harness the collective power of community partners, agencies, and organizations to create positive social impact, however is limited in the number of programs/projects that it can support. To be considered for funding, an organization with interest in submitting an application must, at a minimum, meet the following criteria:
- Tax-exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service Code
- Located in and serve residents in one of the areas evaluated by the Community Health Needs Assessments
- Focus area of Behavioral Health, Health Access, and/or Economic Stability
Inova seeks to support eligible organizations owned and/or operated by Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC). Organizations may submit one Inova Health Equity Opportunity Application that focuses on Behavioral Health, Health Access, and/or Economic Stability. Inova does not support programs or projects that discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, or sexual orientation.