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Investment Goals and Priorities

The chart below summarizes our investment goals and priorities for the 2019-2020 Community Impact grants. For more details on goals, strategies, and investment priorities, please download the 2019-2020 RFP Manual

 

Community Goal

Strategy

Desired Outcome

HEALTH

Improve the health of people in Douglas County through equitable access to quality services and resources that foster complete physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being.

Equitable Opportunities for Health & Wellness

Reduce health inequities for racial and ethnic minorities in Douglas County

Basic Health care coverage & prevention

Douglas County residents receive timely, regular preventative health care

Healthy Youth & Adults

Youth and adults are healthy and avoid risky behaviors.

Maternal Health & Infant Well-Being

Babies are born at low risk for preventable health problems

 

EDUCATION

All children and youth in Douglas County will achieve their full potential through equitable, quality education.

Readiness to Achieve in School

Children enter school developmentally on track in terms of literacy and social, emotional, and intellectual skills

Academic Achievement: Literacy

Elementary students are prepared to succeed in later grades

Academic Achievement: Graduation

Young people graduate from high school on time

Productive & Engaged Youth

Young adults make a successful transition from high school to work life

FINANCIAL STABILITY

All people in Douglas County will have equitable opportunities for financial stability and independence through access to quality housing, just wages, and the opportunity to build generational wealth.

Achieving greater financial stability through Housing

Lower-income working families move toward financial independence through affordable housing

Increasing Income

Working families increase their income

 

Building Savings, Gaining & Sustaining Assets

Lower-income working families build appreciating assets

Healthy, Accessible Food for All

Eliminate food insecurity and malnutrition in Douglas County