Community Health Opportunities

Working collaboratively with health and wellness organizations leads to opportunities for increased community health and wellness outcomes. The FDHA works with representatives from the private sector, non-profits, government, and community organizations to increase access to care, while educating underserved communities. Through our grants programs, internship programs, prevention and engagement programs, The FDHA collaboratively works with non-profits organization to increase access and decrease inequities.

Community Health Grants Program

The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority provides short and long-term grant opportunities to eligible nonprofit organizations that provide health services or programs to citizens of Fulton or DeKalb Counties. These grants assist grantees in their efforts of engaging, educating and empowering citizens that are underserved and in at-risk health groups.

The FDHA’s Community Health Grants Programs deliver the following impact:

  1. Decreases the number of persons using Grady ER for primary care services.
  2. Provides care and access for indigent and vulnerable populations in Fulton and DeKalb Counties.
  3. Decreases disparities and other barriers to health services.
  4. Increases FDHA partnerships in the communities.
The FDHA’s CHAP Department serves the grant program in a multifaceted capacity that includes funding and oversight, training, technical assistance, monitoring and evaluation.

Community Health Partnership Grants Program
(CHAP Grant)

Community Health Initiative Partnership Grants Program
(CHIP Collaboration Grant)

Community Engagement Grants Program

The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority provides short-term grant opportunities to eligible nonprofit organizations that provide health services or programs to citizens of Fulton or DeKalb Counties. Community Engagement funding is awarded quarterly and ranges up to $10,000. These grants assist grantees in their efforts of engaging, educating and empowering citizens that are underserved and in at-risk health groups.

Community Engagement Grant Program

Community Engagement Request For Funding

Internship & Fellowship Program Application

Through its Internship and Fellowship Programs, The Fulton-DeKalb Hospital Authority seeks to provide hands on experience in research and program planning to currently enrolled college students. Administered by The FDHA’s CHAP Department, these programs provide internship and fellowship support at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Eligibility is limited to U.S. citizens who attend school in Fulton or DeKalb County. The Michael R. Hollis Internship Program and The Frank H. Monteith Fellowship Program will provide opportunities to gain experience across the following areas: accounting, marketing, business, community health prevention, community engagement outreach, public health, medicine, and social work.

2020 Application Deadlines

  • April 6, 2020 for Summer Semester 2020
  • August 3, 2020 for Fall Semester 2020
  • December 13, 2020 for Spring Semester 2021