The Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation is now accepting grant applications to improve the health and well-being of Highlands and Cashiers area communities. In February 2019, the foundation expanded their goal of supporting health and well-being initiatives in the area after HCA Healthcare purchased the local hospital. The grant application process can now be found online at Applications must be received by Saturday, June 15, 2019. Read the full press release from Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation here.

A grant workshop featuring grant consultant Susan Coplai, presented by the Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation to assist nonprofit organizations with the grant writing process is scheduled for Wednesday, May 22 from 12:30 - 2:30 p.m. at the Cashiers/Glenville Recreation Center on Frank Allen Road in Cashiers. A second workshop on Tuesday, May 28 will be hosted at the Hudson Library in Highlands from noon - 2:00 p.m. RSVPS are requested by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Learn how to most effectively complete any grant funding application including how to articulate your group mission, programming and measurements of success. 

For those unable to attend either workshop, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and a video link of this program will be available on the Highlands Cashiers Health Foundation website as soon as possible.

Grant consultant Susan Coplai, MBA, is a grants and financial professional who develops collaborative and sustainable nonprofit and capital projects centered around improving social determinants of health. She has years of grant work from application through administration developing her expertise in transforming organizations and departments into efficient and profitable enterprises. She works with a wide range of grant applicants, business partners and grantors at each stage of project including the Dogwood Health Trust.