MFH Presentation Outlines Federal Grant Assistance

Saint Louis, Mo., August 16, 2010 --  On August 19, Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) invites nonprofits, local governments and community leaders to learn about an innovative technical assistance program that can help bring more federal funding into Missouri’s communities to improve residents’ health. 

MISSOURI CAPTURE (MoCap) is a new effort offered by MFH, and there is no cost to participating organizations.  Working with MFH staff, nonprofits can receive technical assistance to apply for federal funding recently allocated through health reform.  These funds are available for a wide variety of prevention and health services.

Details of the MoCap meeting are:

MoCap Information Meeting
Thurs., August 19, 2010
3-4:30 pm
Missouri History Museum, AT&T Room
Forest Park/Lindell & DeBaliviere
St. Louis, MO

NOTE: A live internet broadcast of the presentation is available for those unable to attend in person.  A link to the broadcast is on the MFH MoCap webpage at www.mffh.org/MoCap.

The Aug.19 event also is being videotaped and will be posted on the MFH website.

There is no cost to attend the Aug. 19 meeting, but RSVPs are requested.  To reserve a seat, contact Temekka Cannon, 314.345.5577 or tcannon@mffh.org.

This meeting is part of a series of MoCap presentations by MFH around the state in August.  For information about MoCap or to learn more about MFH and its funding programs, visit www.mffh.org, or call 314.345.5500 or 800.655.5560.

Established in 2000, MFH is the largest nongovernmental funder of community health activities in Missouri.  MFH is in its eighth year of grantmaking, having issued more than $380 million in grants and awards to date.  It is dedicated to improving the health of unserved and underserved residents in 84 Missouri counties and the City of St. Louis.

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