Deadline for Submitting Grant Requests is Feb. 23

Note: the following item was shared with Polk Today from Atrium Health Floyd for publication to the community. – KtE

ROME — Atrium Health Floyd-Polk Foundation’s inaugural Community Impact Grant cycle for 2024 opens January 25. The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2024 grant cycle is Feb. 23.

Atrium Health Floyd-Polk Foundation was established in 2021 as a result of the strategic combination of Floyd Medical Center and Atrium Health.

Investment earnings on the Foundation corpus of $161.7 million may be used to address disparities in care in northwest Georgia and northeast Alabama.

Non-profit entities, public charities and educational institutions with tax-exempt status serving Floyd, Polk, and Chattooga counties in Georgia and Cherokee County, Alabama are eligible to apply for grant funds. Governmental agencies and religious and civic organizations also will be considered if the grant is to be used strictly for charitable purposes. An organization may submit only one proposal per grant cycle.

Grants will be announced May 31, 2024, to applicants whose projects address disparities of health, access to health care, or health-improvement programs with preference given to organizations focusing on the following goals:

  • Mental/ behavioral health and suicide prevention
  • Access to care
  • Educational opportunities
  • Food access and security
  • Housing

To initiate an application and to access a complete list of requirements for applicants, please visit Questions about the grant cycle, grant process, applications or qualifications should be addressed to Donna Martin, foundation grants and program manager by email ( or by phone (706.509.3287).

About Atrium Health Floyd-Polk Foundation

Atrium Health Floyd-Polk Foundation is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit corporation established in 2021 with $161.7 million in assets realized from the strategic combination of the Floyd health care system and Atrium Health. The mission of the foundation is to serve as a trusted regional resource partner by investing in community organizations to drive transformational change in health and well-being for all. The primary focus of the foundation is to address disparities of care in the service areas of Atrium Health Floyd Medical Center and Atrium Health Floyd Polk Medical Center.

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