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In the Community

Building Healthier Communities

Kaiser Permanente supports a range of activities to enrich the health of our communities. Through our local event sponsorships and grants program, we support, strengthen and enhance programs and organizations that address the health needs of our most vulnerable residents.

The Napa-Solano Area includes the Solano County communities of Benicia, Dixon, Fairfield, Rio Vista, Suisun City, Vacaville and Vallejo, as well as the Napa County communities of American Canyon, Calistoga, Napa, Oakville, Rutherford, St.Helena and Yountville, as well as the Yolo County City of Winters.

Through a community needs assessment, we have identified priority health and social needs to help guide our contributions to the community. The health priority needs identified through 2019 are:

  • Access to Care & Coverage
  • Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL)
  • Mental Health & Wellness
  • Community and Family Safety

2019 Community Relations Sponsorships

We accepted applications during two application funding cycles in 2019:

  • January 1-31, 2019 — Application period has ended.
  • July 1-15, 2019 — Application period has ended.

Sponsorships for 2020 events will likely have similar application periods, but please check back at the end of the year to confirm dates.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for funding during the first funding cycle each year, as a majority of our budget is allocated by the end of the January application period.

Questions? Please email NapaSolano-KPintheCommunity@kp.org

To fully understand our process and funding requirements, please refer to these resources:

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2019 Community Benefit Grants

The window for submitting an application for a 2019 Grant ends March 22. Please click here for more information on the application process or email Napa Solano Community Benefit for questions or to be added to the announcement list for future funding opportunities.
Click here for a list of 2017 grantees.

Kaiser Permanente is pleased to announce the 2019 Community Benefit Grants Program for the Napa Solano Service Area. In 2018, Kaiser Permanente in the Napa-Solano Area provided support to over 30 organizations that improve Access to Care and Coverage, Healthy Eating Active Living, Mental Health & Wellness, and Community & Family Safety. Please note that this is the third and final year of funding dedicated to addressing the health needs and strategies identified in the 2016 Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA). Information about the 2019 CHNA will be released later this year.

Applications are due electronically by March 22, 2019. Please apply online at mosaic.versaic.com.

Grants Program Timeline

February 4, 2019 RFP Announced
March 22, 2019 Applications Due Electronically
June 19, 2019 Awards Announced
July 1, 2019 Grant Period Begins
December 9, 2019 Mid-Year Report Due Electronically
June 30, 2020 Grant Period Ends
August 3, 2020 Final Report Due Electronically

For more information, click here.

Speakers Bureau & In-Kind Donations

At Kaiser Permanente, we also offer the Napa-Solano community other resources, including physicians and staff that can speak on various health-related topics through our Speakers Bureau, as well as in-kind donations and volunteers to support your programs:

2018 KP Speakers Bureau Program -Health Topics

To request in-kind donations or learn more about having Kaiser Permanente employees volunteer for your organization, please email us at NapaSolano-KPintheCommunity@kp.org