October 2004

Alegent in Omaha Creates Community Benefit Trust Fund

Alegent Health, Omaha, Neb., has announced the creation of a Community Benefit Trust Fund, with $14 million initially available for health-related projects and services that benefit vulnerable populations in the Omaha area. Non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding. Proposed projects or services must relate to the health status of individuals or the community at large and have a documented need. The funding process will encourage creative and innovative approaches to improving community health and wellness. For more information, contact Christa Hines of Alegent at chines1@alegent.org.