For answers to common questions about Social Security benefits, plan to attend an information session at Missoula Aging Services, 337 Stephens Ave., on Tuesday, Oct. 3, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The session will be facilitated by Resource Center volunteer Mary Olson, who has 29 years of experience working for the Social Security Administration as a claims representative and technical expert. Cost is $10 per person or two for $15; you are welcome to bring your lunch. Register in advance at: socialsecurityquestions.eventbrite.com or by calling MAS at 406-728-7682, as space is limited.
Foundation for Community Health is now accepting applications for its Health Grants Program. The Health Grants Program is funded by earnings from permanent endowments and limited historical gifts and provides focused charitable support to nonprofit organizations and educational institutions for health-related projects serving western Montana.
The current grant cycle of the Health Grants program offers funding in two target areas: Rehabilitation Services and Health Issues Public Education. Online or mailed applications and required materials are due no later than 3 p.m. on Oct. 25. Further details on applicant eligibility, funding criteria and amounts, and the application form are available at fchwmt.org/health-grants-program.
Funding awards for the grant cycle will be announced in December 2017. Information regarding future grant cycles will be released in fall of 2017. Information about previous grant recipients and the other initiatives of Foundation for Community Health can be found online at fchwmt.org or by calling 406-926-2522.