NEW! Highmark Foundation launching a request for proposals: The Highmark Foundation is launching a request for proposals (RFP) for service providers and organizations that provide care for those at risk for HIV/AIDS and STDs titled "Engaging and Empowering Communities to Address HIV/AIDs and STDs." This funding opportunity is available only to organizations and providers located in central Pennsylvania, western Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Each organization is eligible to apply for a one-year mini-grant up to $10,000. Applications are only accepted electronically. Start by creating an account at https://highmarkfoundationrfp.versaic.com/login. The deadline to apply is July 8, 2016.
NEW! 2015 Highmark Foundation Giving Report now available: The 2015 Highmark Foundation Giving Report is now available. The report demonstrates the positive impact of Highmark Foundation's 15 years of investing in community health.
2016 Creating a Healthy School Environment Grant and Awards Program: Meeting Health Needs Through Supportive Services: Meeting Health Needs through Supportive Services is a grant program to support economically disadvantaged school districts and high-needs schools with supplementary assistance through grants to meet basic student health needs. Applications are being accepted until December 31, 2016. Apply today!
Highmark Foundation Building Sustainable and Lasting Changes in Schools grant winners: Congratulations! The Highmark Foundation is pleased to announce the awardees for the 2016-2017 school year. View the complete list of winners! Checks will be mailed during the month of August 2016. This was a rigorous process, and we thank those schools and school districts that submitted an application. You can also browse the Foundation's website to download other resources available to schools.
Bullying is a major public health issue. It is a malicious, pervasive behavior that has emotional and physical effects on its victims, ultimately hindering learning and a positive school experience for thousands of children.
Childhood obesity remains a major public health crisis for the nation and our region.
Schools are powerful places where a child's health, well-being and education are shaped.
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