Tag: Episcopal Health Foundation

Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) leaders have announced a $10 million plan to address the long-term effects of the COVID-19 crisis

The plan is designed to help nonprofits and organizations continue business operations to serve at-risk communities across Texas. EHF’s multi-approach strategy includes a grant program, loan fund, technical assistance and a research project. “COVID-19 is highlighting inequities in our health system and in many underlying community issues related to health,” said Elena Marks, EHF’s president and CEO. “Chronic conditions like obesity and diabetes that… Read more »

Episcopal Health Foundation announces $1.6 million in grants during first round of funding for COVID-19 response in Texas

Grants will help 23 clinics and organizations working on the front lines serving at-risk communities through medical care, benefit assistance, and other health services… Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) has awarded $1.6 million in grants to 23 nonprofit clinics and other organizations that are on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis serving at-risk communities in Texas. This first round of funding is part of… Read more »

New Poll: Affording health care tops Texans’ financial concerns; Almost 4 in 10 report problems paying medical bills

Affording health care ranks at the top of Texans’ financial concerns, with more than half (55%) say it is difficult for them and their families to afford health care, including a quarter (25%) who say it is “very difficult,” finds a new Kaiser Family Foundation/Episcopal Health Foundation poll of Texas residents. Fewer report difficulties affording other basic necessities, including rent or mortgage, monthly utilities,… Read more »