Article courtesy of Jacksonville Business Journal
The Mayo Clinic recently announced the creation of a grant fund with the goal of promote racial equity in local communities served by the organization.
The EverybodyIN Fund for Change raised a total of $200,000 to be given to nonprofit organizations looking to “advance equity, diversity and inclusion,” in communities served by the Mayo Clinic Health System, which includes Arizona, Florida and Minnesota.
Following events this past summer that highlighted racial inequities and health disparities in our nation, many staff expressed a desire to support change in our own communities,” Ashley Pratt, director of community engagement for Florida’s Mayo Clinic, said in an email. “The Fund for Change provides a meaningful way for interested staff to support the change they seek in their communities.”
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