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Social responsibility

Novant Health UVA Health System social responsibility

The mission of social responsibility at Novant Health UVA Health System is to improve the health of our communities, one person at a time, through charitable contributions and strategic partnerships that align with our three investment priorities of health and human services, environment and education. Through these investment priorities, Novant Health UVA Health System supports community-based programs that address health inequities and improve health outcomes. Below are our new investment priorities, with guiding objectives.

Health and Human Services

To improve the health of individuals in our communities by promoting health, healing and treatment in response to identified community health needs

  • Objectives:
    • Improve access to healthcare services
    • Raise awareness of and encourage healthy behaviors
    • Address preventable health risk factors
    • Support patient and their families’ needs through community-based programs

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To support safe and clean communities

  • Objectives:
    • Increase food access, food security and nutrition education
    • Support sustainable, positive neighborhood change and revitalization
    • Promote active lifestyles and healthy behaviors

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To build the pipeline for the future healthcare workforce

  • Objectives:
    • Support early childhood development programs
    • Enhance college and career readiness in the medical and health sciences career pathways

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Novant Health UVA Health System is committed to supporting the communities it serves through charitable contributions that are designed to improve the health of the community by investing in community-based programs that align with our three investment priorities of health and human services, environment, and education. Priority will be added to organizations with programs that improve the identified health needs of the at-risk populations in the communities we serve, identified in the Community Health Needs Assessment.

Novant Health UVA Health System also provides sponsorships for specific events and programs. Due to our focus on health impact we prioritize charitable contributions over sponsorship requests, therefore sponsorship of events are limited and highly competitive.

Please note: If you would also like to be considered for funding for event sponsorships, please ensure you fill out the sponsorship application as well as the charitable contributions application. Novant Health UVA Health System only provides funding to organizations once in a 12-month period.

Please evaluate your funding needs, program goals and desired outcomes to determine which funding program to pursue. We highly suggest reviewing our funding guidelines before completing your application.

Charitable contribution form
For monetary donations
Sponsorship form
For event sponsorship

Sponsorship and contribution requests will be accepted on the following timeline:

Investment Priority

RFP Timeline

Health & Human Services

August 1 – September 14


January 1 – February 14


April 1-May 14

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