Protecting children’s health through prevention and support
Along with United Way’s national goal of increasing the number of youth and adults who are healthy, United Way of Southern Nevada is committed to ensuring that children in our community are healthy and have access to comprehensive healthcare.
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To help all children have a medical home, and consistent, high quality preventative health care so that they may grow and thrive.
Children will have access to health care to successfully start and stay in school, creating a healthy cycle of life.
Driving results that promise healthy outcomes
- More than 180,000 immunizations were given to children from birth to age 10, preparing them for school, improving attendance, and increasing the chances for school success.
- More than 73,000 chldren, ages 0-10, received immunizations.
- More than 6,400 children received preventative medical care from a family doctor.
- More than 15,000 dental services were provided to families at no cost, contributing to overall health and wellness.
Since healthy children are better prepared to learn and succeed in life, United Way’s volunteers, partners, community leaders and staff are focused on the strategic alignment of our Health, Education and Financial Stability Councils.
Notice of Request for Proposal (RFP) United Way of Southern Nevada
Qualifications: All organizations and communitywide partners that provide clinic-based and/or participate in communitywide collaboration and can demonstrate an increase in access to health care services for children ages birth – five years are eligible to apply for funding.
Purpose: The intention of this RFP is to support strong, evidence-based programs that:
- Track the health of children at-risk receiving age-appropriate health care services.
- Track the impact of access to health care services as it relates to school readiness and regular attendance.
- Identify services gaps and provide cost effective solutions through leveraging of operational costs, health services and staffing.
Categories for Funding: Immunizations; Preventive Health and Wellness checks and services for Uninsured/Underinsured Children (0-5 years of age); Clinic-based Services.
Instructions: All proposals must be submitted to United Way of Southern Nevada by the deadline listed below. Incomplete proposals will not be considered. Proposals can include multiple categories.
RFP Review Timeline: United Way volunteers that serve on behalf of the Access to Healthcare Council will review the proposals. Organizations and proposals that best meet United Way goals and demonstrate collaboration within the community will be at the forefront for consideration.
Applications: Applications must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org .
RFP Deadline:May 3, 2013 for fiscal year funding of July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2014.