For 130 years, Sentara Healthcare has proudly
lived its mission to improve health every day. This is accomplished, in part,
through our commitment to our partnerships within our communities. Sentara
teams up with organizations to fund numerous programs and events throughout all
of our service areas in Virginia and North Carolina. Sentara supports a broad
scope of community involvement including but not limited to education and
prevention activities as well as other important initiatives that inspire,
empower and support our communities.
Event theme and
purpose must align with Sentara mission and core values of promoting health and
wellness and addressing social determinants of health.
must be 501c3 organizations and provide most recent IRS 990 Form upon request, exclusions
Only one application
per organization will be reviewed each calendar year. If your organization
receives a grant or sponsorship from Sentara or Optima, it is not eligible for a sponsorship award from
any location (including hospitals) in the same calendar year.
awards do not indicate a guarantee for future funding.
Please fill out the
online application completely.
The funding must meet the
Benefit a 501c3 organization that promotes
medical, physical, mental and emotional health, or safety and wellness
Promote community cohesiveness, cultural
enrichment or cultural diversity
Demonstrate collaboration and coordination
with other community organizations
Provide intervention for social determinants
Please note that Sentara Healthcare will not
sponsor individuals, tournaments, organizations already supported by our
employee giving, political and labor organizations, little leagues, sports
teams or booster clubs, alcohol, tobacco or gambling-themed events.
Upon request, awardees may be asked to provide
a report that includes how many lives were touched during the event or be asked
for information we can share with our communications team
Approved sponsorship payments will be
processed via check once an invoice with the event name, award amount and
organization’s EIN, W-9 and supplier verification forms are submitted.
Applications must be submitted at least 60
days in advance of the event.
process the applications within 45 days of the initial application.
Approvals will be
communicated via email.