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Grants Approved Archive

 

Northern Area Multi Service Center of Allegheny County
$70,000
To provide short term post discharge, nutritional support services and change of condition monitoring to elderly patients to improve 30 day hospital readmission rates at Allegheny General and Jefferson Regional Hospitals.

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
$50,000
To support the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs with establishing a naloxone administration program to assist municipal police departments in reducing incidences of opioid overdoses.

Three Rivers Milk Bank
$100,000
To support Three Rivers Mothers' Milk Bank's marketing efforts and public education to raise awareness on the importance of donor milk to decrease morbidity and mortality rates in infants within the NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) setting.

Women for a Healthy Environment
$75,000
To support a Community Health Conference to address healthy homes, schools and workplaces as the Presenting Sponsor.

American Cancer Society
$100,000
To support the salary of the Project Director responsible for managing the Appalachia Community Empowerment and Equity Partnership.

Catholic Charities
$100,000
To support the salary of the Care Manager responsible for managing the Care Management Continuum of Care for Uninsured Individuals.

Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
$250,000
To support targeted strategies designed to engage the community and professionals in the schools with the intent to decrease the rates of bullying.

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
$250,000
To continue the Highmark Foundation's bullying prevention strategies in Pennsylvania and support school and community systems to strengthen bullying prevention efforts through informed and collaborative practice.

Force for Health Foundation
$20,000
To support the costs of preparation and publication of a comprehensive report on childhood obesity trends in Pennsylvania for the Highmark Foundation.

Highlands Hospital
$100,000
To support IM Well (Integrated Medicine — Women Excelling Living Life), a program to address the social, physical and emotional health needs of girls and women ages 11 and older in Fayette and surrounding counties.

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition
$50,000
To support the salary for the Director of Try This West Virginia, a state coalition in partnership with communities to improve community health outcomes.

Alder Health Services, Inc
$103,526
To support the Alder Health Services HIV Treatment Adherence Program (ATAP) to improve the overall health, well-being and chronic disease management of HIV positive individuals enrolled in medical case management.

Free Medical Clinic of Dubois, Inc.
$99,550
To support managing chronic diseases, a plan to promote healthy life choices for uninsured patients of the Free Medical Clinic of DuBois, Inc.

Minnie Hamilton Health System
$50,000
To support care coordination to improve health outcomes for diabetic patients and those at high risk using a community health worker model.

Williamson Health and Wellness Center
$50,000
To support care coordination to improve health outcomes for high risk patients in Logan and Mingo counties with chronic diseases using a community health worker model.

Allegheny Health Network
$124,747
To support Allegheny Health Network's (AHN) Perinatal Depression program to create a new model of care to include increased awareness of perinatal depression, state of the art screening tools, more timely access to psychiatry resources and models of mother/baby care new to southwestern Pennsylvania.

Allegheny Health Network Prehospital Services
$96,857
To support the Healthy Lifestyle Health and Wellness Program for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Providers.

Bluefield State College Research and Development Corporation
$24,650
To support a planning grant to assist with developing a Community-based Diabetes Awareness and Prevention program for African-Americans and Underserved Populations of Southern West Virginia.

Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine Clinic, Inc.
$79,052
To improve health outcomes for diabetic and diabetic/hypertensive clients by implementing the Healthy Living Through Better Choices program.

Greater Scranton Area Family YMCAs
$100,000
To implement the nationally recognized, evidence-based EnhanceFitness senior health and arthritis management program in five regional YMCAs (Greater Carbondale, Greater Pittston, Wayne County and Wilkes-Barre Family) in northeast Pennsylvania.

Squirrel Hill Health Center
$150,000
To support Squirrel Hill Health Center's satellite site in Brentwood (Allegheny County). Funding will provide translation services, pre-natal and maternal services for low-income and immigrant mothers.

Wheeling Health Right
$90,000 over two years
To support Wheeling Health Right's dental and primary care integration program: Dental Health in the Primary Care Setting. Funding will provide equipment and program staff to provide integrated medical and dental care for low income populations in four northern West Virginia counties.

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
$10,000
Sponsorship of #Commit2Ten, a program of the Alliance for a Healthier Generation that encourages families, communities, schools to commit to 10 additional minutes of physical activity during each day throughout the month of September, which is Childhood Obesity Month.

University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health
$10,000
Gold sponsorship of the 2016 Porter Prize, an award given by the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health (Pitt Public Health) to recognize an individual who has made a significant contribution to health and wellness and/or have included public health practices into its business practices.