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Investment programs

Community Engagement works to support the overall Novant Health mission through programs and partnerships that are strategically focused on achieving health equity –  improving health and upward mobility in all communities, especially those that need it most.

Novant Health provides philanthropic support to address identified health and social needs vital to each communities’ well-being with the following priorities:

For more detailed information, you can download our general factsheet.

 Expanding Opportunity through Education

To build the pipeline of future healthcare workers, foster equity and upward mobility through educational opportunities


  • Support early childhood (ages 0-5) development programs
  • Enhance workforce development opportunities for communities that need them the most
  • Enhance college and career readiness in the medial and health sciences career pathways

If you are interested in applying for funding or learning more about our process, please refer to our Social Responsibility webinar »

Applicants must submit an online request through our grants management platform.

Questions about contributions or sponsorships? Contact our market liaisons for more details.

Coastal Market:
Novant Health New Hanover Regional Medical Center: [email protected]

Greater Charlotte Market:
[email protected]

Greater Winston Salem Market:
[email protected]

 Developing Healthy Communities

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


  • Increase access to healthcare services through programs that address transportation, medication assistance, medical home connection programs
  • Promote healthy behaviors, awareness of risk factors, access to resources focused on mental health, substance use disorder, and chronic disease management and prevention
  • Support safe and healthy neighborhoods
  • Expand safe and healthy housing opportunities for neighbors in need
  • Increase access to healthy food and food security