Community Health Improvement Plan Grant

Jackson Care Connect empowers people and systems to Improve the health of our community.

The health and well-being of our community is of primary concern for Jackson Care Connect. In an effort to improve the lives of those we serve and to build the health of the community at large, Jackson Care Connect participated in a Community Health Assessment (CHA), along with other health care stakeholders in Jackson County. The CHA identifies local health priorities for the community. The most recent CHA was completed in 2018.

The findings of the CHA informed the new Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP), which was completed in 2019. The CHIP is a process and document that outlines strategies to support the improved health of individuals and our community. Leaders from Jackson Care Connect, our Community Advisory Council (CAC) members and local health care stakeholders incorporated findings from the CHA into the new CHIP.

Jackson Care Connect is working with our partners to advance the priorities of the CHIP. As a non-profit, community-focused health plan, we are committed to investing in the community’s health. Jackson Care Connect is overseen by a local Board of Directors and informed by a Community Advisory Council. It is the Council that oversees the disbursement of grant dollars.

Jackson Care Connect will open a CHIP grant opportunity in 2020. Grant guidelines will be announced at that time.

Please contact Nancy McKinnis, Community Engagement Coordinator, at for additional information or if you have any questions.

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