Group Plan Commission receives grant from CareSource


The Group Plan Commission has been awarded a grant from Ohio-based CareSource. The funds will support future programming in Public Square. The ongoing pandemic is expected to impact public events in The Square this summer, but the grant from CareSource will be used to help The Group Plan fulfill the mission to develop and link signature public spaces.


"We are thrilled to begin a new partnership with CareSource Foundation. We are privileged to receive this generous gift. The Foundation is giving us the flexibility to use this important funding in ways that will allow us to plan for future programming in Public Square once this pandemic subsides." said Sanaa Julien, CEO, Group Plan Commission.


The CareSource Foundation works to strengthen the network of critical nonprofit organizations in our communities through strategic grantmaking. Since launching in 2006, the Foundation has awarded more than 1,500 grants and invested over $19 million into nonprofits throughout Ohio who are working to eliminate poverty, build healthier communities and develop innovative approaches to address significant social issues.


The CareSource Foundation provides grants to nonprofits who are working to eliminate poverty, provide services to low and moderate-income families, build healthier communities, and develop innovative approaches to address significant social issues.


“Health care is only one component in the complex lives of our consumers and community,” said Cathy Ponitz, Vice President, CareSource Foundation. “The CareSource Foundation enables us to transcend standard health care and reach into our local communities to better understand and solve social issues. Our grantees have become outstanding partners in our work to eradicate poverty and create healthier families and communities.”


About CareSource


CareSource is a nonprofit, multi-state health plan recognized as a national leader in managed care. Founded in 1989, CareSource administers one of the nation’s largest Medicaid managed care plans and offers a lifetime of access to care through health insurance, including Medicaid, Health Insurance Marketplace, Medicare Advantage and dual-eligible programs.


Headquartered in Dayton, Ohio, CareSource serves nearly 2 million members in Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and West Virginia. CareSource understands the challenges consumers face navigating the health system and is transforming health care with industry-leading programs that improve the health and well-being of our members.


For more, visit caresource.com, follow @caresource on Twitter, or like CareSource on Facebook.

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