LOS ANGELES – January 9, 2015 – The S. Mark Taper Foundation has awarded a $75,000 one-year grant to the Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County (CCALAC) in core operating support. These funds will support the administrative and general operating costs of the Association.
“We are grateful to the S. Mark Taper Foundation for this generous award,” CCALAC President and CEO Louise McCarthy said. “This grant will ensure that CCALAC is able to provide continued support for our Member Clinics and Health Centers as we move into another dynamic year of ensure that more and more of LA County’s vulnerable populations are able to access quality, comprehensive health care.”
The S. Mark Taper Foundation, founded in 1989, is a private family foundation dedicated to enhancing the quality of people’s lives by supporting nonprofit organizations and their work in our communities.
THE COMMUNITY CLINIC ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY (CCALAC) is the largest regional association of nonprofit community and free clinics in California. Founded in 1994, CCALAC has 54 members that operate more than 200 clinics throughout the County. These clinics serve nearly one million patients per year, the majority of whom are uninsured or underinsured. CCALAC is dedicated to serving and representing the interests of its member clinics as providers of quality health care, including medical, dental and pharmacy services. For more information about CCALAC, visit www.ccalac.org or call (213) 201-6500.