Community Health Grant

Community Health and Wellness Grant Program

ary Rutan Foundation Mission        to create philanthropic relationships to support patient care services, medical scholarships, medical equipment, and capital development while promoting health and wellness through educational programs and services to the community in which we serve.

Community Health and Wellness Grant Program 

Mary Rutan Hospital is committed to the health and wellness of the residents of Logan County.  As a way to foster overall community participation in the promotion of a healthier Logan County, Mary Rutan Foundation has established a Community Health and Wellness Grant Program focused on the areas of risk and concern as identified through the findings of the 2018 Logan County Health Risk and Community Needs Assessment. 

The prevalence of obesity is a major concern for Logan County, as it increases the risk of many diseases and health conditions. Concerns continue regarding mental health and the negative affects on our community. Promoting healthy lifestyles and community collaboration is important to Mary Rutan Hospital and Mary Rutan Foundation.

 Grant focus areas for this grant cycle are:  

  • Mental Health
  • Proper Nutrition
  • Physical Activity

Preference will be given to programs that incorporate and/or demonstrate impact on one or more of the following:

  • Address one or more of our priority focus areas
  • Focus on populations who were identified as at-risk areas of Logan County
  • Serve a sufficient number of persons in Logan County
  • Family and/or caregiver involvement
  • School-based implementation
  • Developing innovative partnerships with other community organizations/agencies

    Qualified Applicants                                         

  • Local 501 (c) 3 organizations
  • Schools serving Logan County residents

 Grant Cycle                                       

  • Complete applications, including all supporting documentation, must be submitted by 4 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018.
  • Mail application packet to Mary Rutan Foundation 201 E. Palmer Road Bellefontaine, OH 43311.
  • Decisions will be made and announced by November 30, 2018. The total amount of funds set aside annually for Mary Rutan Foundation Community Health and Wellness Grants will be established by the Board of Directors. Individual amounts to be granted will be evaluated and adjusted in light of all approved requests.
  • Available dollars for this grant cycle is $50,000.00
  • Grant Request may range from $500.00 to $10,000.00


  • Questions regarding qualification guidelines may be directed to Mary Rutan Foundation at (937)599-7003.


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