For Immediate Release: January 9, 2019
Sandy Kosik, Executive Director, 503-319-5810
Borland Free Clinic receives a grant from the Health Systems Access to Care Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation
Borland Free Clinic is the recipient of a $50,000 grant from the Health Access to Care Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation to increase the number of medical clinics and bring bilingual diabetes education to low-income individuals in Clackamas and Washington counties by hiring a part-time clinic manager and bilingual lifestyle coach.
The mission of the Borland Free Clinic is to “Bring hope and healing to vulnerable people in our community as an expression of Christ’s love.” The mission of The Oregon Community Foundation is to improve lives for all Oregonians through the power of philanthropy. OCF works with individuals, families, businesses and organizations to create charitable funds to support the community causes they care about. Through these funds, OCF awarded more than $108 million in grants and scholarships in 2016.
The Foundation makes grants through an application process that involves local citizens in the review and evaluation of requests for funds. Application materials are available through the Foundation’s Portland office. Individuals or businesses interested in establishing a fund may contact the Portland office at 1221 SW Yamhill, Suite 100, Portland OR 97205, 503.227.6846 or visit www.oregoncf.org