Support the Foundation

Your donation to the Bedford Community Health Foundation helps provide essential support to community organizations which provide health education, health care and health-related services to needy families.

 

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Learn About Our Scholarships

Discover financial support opportunities for certifications, undergraduate and graduate degrees. Applicants must be residents of the Town or County of Bedford. Help sustain the program with your donations.

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Learn About Our Grant Program

The Foundation has provided support to a variety of health-related programs and continues to offer grant applications to non-profit organizations that impact health in Bedford.

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Now Hiring: Program Officer
 
Bedford Community Health Foundation is recruiting for a Program Officer.  Part-time position (25 to 30 hours per week) reports directly to the Foundation’s Executive Director.  In addition to overseeing the Foundation’s scholarship program, the individual will have accounting, website maintenance, and administrative duties.  Excellent oral and written communications skills are required.  The individual is frequently the first contact with the public and is responsible for covering the office phone.  Responsibilities include assisting Board and Advisory Council members by disseminating meeting notices and support documentation.  Ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and ability to work independently as well as part of a team.  College degree preferred, some knowledge of healthcare a plus.  For consideration apply in confidence to ed@healthybedford.org with cover letter, resume including education, work experience, and computer skills.

Bedford Community Health Foundation, P.O. Box 1104 Bedford, VA 24523540-586-5292

 

   

Join us as we take an up-close look at the total health of our community – from the economy to mental health!  Plan to attend the Foundation’s annual meeting on Monday, May 15, at the Bedford Welcome Center.  Enjoy light refreshments and networking at 8:30 AM, the program begins promptly at 9:00 AM.  To learn more, get membership information, or reserve a seat, send an email to info@healthybedford.org.

For a Healthier Bedford

For over twenty five years the Bedford Community Health Foundation has worked to improve the health of our community. Mammography screening for the poor, school nurses in every public school, therapy for the mentally and physically challenged, care for our elderly, emergency medical services, equipment for our local hospital – these are just a few of the challenges the Foundation has addressed. Careful and responsible financial management and planning allow for funding that affects every resident of Bedford and ensures a sound future for health-care in Bedford.

Our Foundation Offers You an Opportunity to Impact the Health of Our Community

We meet those needs through the support of our members and community residents like you. We are your health-care advocate and our vision is to make Bedford the healthiest community in Virginia. If you are not a member of the Foundation, please consider becoming a member. Want to know more? Click here.