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Local Health Foundation to Announce New Strategic Plan

January 5, 2017 – The Partnership for Better Health will be announcing a new Strategic Plan at a public event on Wednesday, January 11, at 10:00am at Dickinson College’s Holland Union Building. The community is encouraged to attend to hear about the foundation’s new grant funding opportunities and health priorities. “Our goal with the strategic… Read more »

Local Foundation Awards Grants over $1.8M

Carlisle, PA – Recently completing its 2015-16 grant making cycle, Partnership for Better Health announces that it has awarded a total of $1,819,322 in grants to 55 local nonprofit programs and initiatives that will improve the health and wellness of residents in our region. Since its inception in 2001, the foundation has awarded over $33… Read more »

2016 Champions for Better Health Announced

  June 2, 2016 – On Tuesday, May 31st the Partnership for Better Health announced their 2016 Champions for Better Health Awards at a community celebration held at Dickinson College. The awards recognize distinguished community volunteers, health professionals, business leaders, philanthropists and youth whose efforts play a vital role in advancing the health and wellness… Read more »

Leadership Cumberland Scholarship Application Available

Foundation funds leadership scholarship- The Partnership for Better Health is pleased to offer a scholarship for the 2016-17 Leadership Cumberland program. The award will go to a health care related professional working at or volunteering for a nonprofit organization that serves the foundation’s region. To apply, Leadership Cumberland Scholarship App 2015-2016 . Applications are due… Read more »

CampusDoor Puts Workplace Wellness In Focus

“With more and more adults spending long hours in jobs that lack natural mobility, integrating health strategies directly into the work environment has become essential to employee health, morale and productivity.” Read how Wellness @ Work is making a difference at one Carlisle company, CampusDoor. CampusDoor Puts Workplace Wellness In Focus – Central Penn Business… Read more »

Nonprofit Training Institute

Join Us for Leadership in the Nonprofit Nov. 17, 8:30 AM to noon            Effective leaders express a compelling story about their work that builds public awareness and motivates people to support their causes. Explore teamwork practices in nonprofit organizations. Discover your unique leadership qualities and ways to foster passion for the mission and vision of… Read more »

New Study Aims to Improve Perry County Health Outcomes

A coalition of local health advocates is working together to address health needs in Perry County and seeks community members’ support. A new health survey launched this week asks for residents’ recommendations on ways to improve county health services. The survey takes just 5 to 10 minutes to complete and is available here.  In response… Read more »