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Grants Approved

 

Chronic Disease

West Virginia Health Right, Inc.
$75,000
To support the SCALE (Sustainable Change and Lifestyle Enrichment) Weight-Loss program: A multidiscplinary model to address obesity and co-morbid conditions in uninsured and underinsured adults.

West Virginia University at Parkersburg Foundation
$5,000
Presenting sponsor of three educational events held in Parkersburg, WV focused on the opioid epidemic and its impact on West Virginia.

Family Health

Destiny of Faith, Inc
$50,000
To build capacity for the Faith-based Health and Wellness Collaborative

Healty Start
$100,000
To support the establishment of the Center for Urban Breastfeeding (CUB): a comprehensive, supportive breastfeeding education and support for women of color.

Healthy Start
$10,000
Platinum-level sponsorship for the May 21, 2018 Cheryl Squire Flint Cultural Sensitivity Symposium titled: This Woman's Work: Exploring Maternal Mortality and Morbidity.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
$180,000
Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Health Care Forum Series.

Women's Health Center of West Virginia, Inc.
$40,000
To support the Parent Program Right from the Start: a program to improve the health status of high-risk, medicaid-insured pregnant women and infants with tailored home based education and supportive services.

Service Delivery Systems

Meals on Wheels Association of Pennsylvania
$48,000
Planning grant to support More than a Meal program: A new service delivery model to imporve the effectiveness of Meals on Wheels programs in Pennsylvania.

Total Approved Amount: $508,000

Chronic Disease

American Cancer Society
$50,000
To support HPV Cancer Free Campaign.

Metro Family Practice, Inc
$90,000
To support salaries of a community health navigator and program coordinator for the WEBS community health navigator pilot program.

Family Health

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
$175,000
To support bullying prevention initiatives in Pennsylvania.

Union Project
$165,000
To support Passport 2 Wellness: A program to reduce obesity in underserved communities.

Women for a Healthy Environment
$25,000
To support Creating Healthy Homes: A series of events designed to educate the public about exposure to and risks of environmemtal toxins.

Service Delivery Systems

Allegheny Health Network
$15,900
Co-sponsorship of a two-day women's behavioral health conference held October 25-26.

Blood Science Foundation
$100,000
To support a community education media campaign on the awareness of blood donation.

Centre Volunteers in Medicine
$25,000
A planning grant to assist with development of integrated behavioral health services in the current medical home model of providing routine and emergency medical and dental care, intensive case management and medication support.

North Side Christian Health Center
$25,000
A planning grant to support Hepatitis C Program.

Total Approved Amount: $670,900

Chronic Disease

Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment
$50,000
To support an integrated health HIV model.

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Navigation Program
$25,000
To support the salary of a patient navigation assistant focusing on education and screening related to breast, cervical, and colorectal cancers.

Family Health

Adagio Health
$20,000
Champion of Women's Health Sponsor of the 2nd Annual Transforming Women's Health Symposium

Allegheny County Health Department
$135,000
To support Live Well Allegheny: Lifting Wellness in African American/Black Populations in Allegheny County (LWA2).

Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
$200,000
To support continued efforts in bullying prevention.

Friendship House
$25,000
To support the expansion of the Early Intensive Behavioral Intervention program in Lycoming County.

Penn State ProWellness
$80,000
To support the Healthy Champions program.

The Children's Home
$190,000
To support a multidisciplinary approach to improve the health of medically fragile children through parent and staff education.

Travelers Aid Society of Pittsburgh
$20,000
To support the ICU Baby Program.

Valley Youth House
$68,000
To support the salary of a Nurse Practitioner and full time therapist for the RICHY (Regional Integrated Collaborative for Healthy Youth) Project.

Service Delivery Systems

Allegheny Health Network
$25,000
Planning grant to support virtual reality learning solutions.

Allegheny Health Network
$10,000
Sponsorship of the 2019 Three Rivers Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

Allegheny Health Network
$80,000
To support Prehospital Care Services department school safety conference and a mobile training unit.

Jewish Healthcare Foundation
$25,000.00
To support Virtual Senior Academy Tech Buddy Program to combat social isolation and increase digital literacy among low income seniors.

New Sun Rising
$48,150
Sponsorship of the PGHSpot neighborhood conversations and on-line video series.

Total Approved Amount: $1,001,150

Grants to Support Female Veterans

Adagio Health
$50,000
To support the Women Veterans Health Program – Outreach and Education Campaign.

Duquesne University of the Holy Spirit
$25,000
To support Toward Mental health Equity, Empowering Female Veterans: Promoting Mental Health First Aid.

Highlands Health: Services to Female Veterans
$50,000
To support patient navigation to establish a systematic, patient-centered approach focused on individual female veteran patients.

Institute for Military Veterans and Families (IVMF) at Syracuse University
$50,000
To support PA Serves-Greater Pittsburgh.

Lehigh Valley Hospital, Inc.
$25,000
To support Addressing Military Sexual Trauma among Women Veterans in the Lehigh Valley.

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
$25,000
Planning grant to support development of an integrated platform to connect female veterans with PA 2-1-1.

Veterans Place of Washington Boulevard: Veterans Place Outreach to Female Veterans
$25,000
To support Veterans Place Outreach to Female Veterans.

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
$25,000
To support Illness Management and Recovery (IMR).

Total Approved Amount: $275,000

Allegheny Health Network, Lupus Center of Excellence
$90,000
To support a coordinated approach to reaching and caring for underserved and underrepresented patients with lupus in the Pittsburgh region.

Allegheny Health Network, Prehospital Services
$50,000
To support the Healthy Lifestyle Health and Wellness Program for emergency medical services (EMS) providers.

Hope Within Ministries, Inc.
$75,000
To support the medical needs of uninsured and underinsured residents in Lancaster County.

Lancaster Family YMCA
$73,400
To support the implementation of the CDC's nationally recognized Diabetes Prevention Program which will increase weight loss and increase physical activity in pre-diabetic adults.

Northside Leadership Conference Inc.,
$100,000
To support the pilot of Northside Health Angels, a model for community health navigation and support.

Operation Better Block, Inc.,
$100,000
To support Operation Better Block Homewood Health Initiative: A multifaceted approach to improving health and community outcomes.

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
$50,000
To support the Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) effort to establish a naloxone administration program to assist municipal police departments in western Pennsylvania reducing the incidence of opioid drug overdoses by purchasing naloxone kits.

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette/PG Charities
$180,000
Presenting sponsor of the 2017 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Health Care Forum Series.

American Heart Association
$92,000
To support Check. Change. Control: a community-based blood pressure management program.

Bluefield State College Research and Development Corporation
$92,000
To support the implementation of the West Virginia Tri-county Diabetes Management and Prevention program, a comprehensive community-based diabetes awareness and prevention programming for African-American and underserved populations in Mercer, McDowell, and Raleigh counties.

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit
$200,000
To continue Highmark Foundation's bullying prevention strategies in Pennsylvania and support schools and community systems by strengthening informed and collaborative practices.

Diakon Child Family & Community Ministries
$109,900
To support the expansion of Diakon's diabetes and chronic disease self-management programs by implementing the evidenced-based Stanford Chronic Disease Self-Management Program (CDSMP) and Diabetes Self-Management Program (DSMP).

In Touch and Concerned, Inc.
$2,400
To support basic CPR and first aid training for transportation personnel.

National Association for County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
$3,500
Sponsorship of an educational learning session during NACCHO's annual conference held in Pittsburgh from July 11-13, 2017

North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue
$50,000
To support the Community Paramedicine Initiative

One on One Fitness and Training, Inc.
$125,000
To support Healthy Lifestyles, Healthy Communities: a comprehensive approach to address obesity prevention in underserved youth and adults.

Primary Care Health Services, Inc.
$40,000
To support the expansion of eye care services at Alma Illery Medical Center

Sheep Inc. Health Care Center
$20,000
To support chronic disease management and prevention programming to reduce the incidence and prevalence of diabetes.

Adagio Health
$25,000
Title sponsor of the Transforming Women's Health Symposium.

Allegheny Health Network
$25,000
To support St. Vincent Hospital's Women's Health Forum.

Cabell Huntington Hospital Foundation
$75,000
To support the MOMS (Maternal Opiate Medical Suppor) Program.

Charleston Area Medical Center Education and Research Institute, Inc.
$55,000
To support the Southern Obesity Summit in West Virginia.

Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (CHPDP)
$200,000
To implement effective statewide bullying prevention strategies that support parents, students, and schools.

Hamilton Health Center, Inc.
$125,000
To support a RN patient educator and supportive health programming in Perry County.

Healthy Start, Inc.
$65,000
Planning grant to support the Comprehensive Women's Health Program Partnership.

Lebanon Valley Volunteers in Medicine
$50,000
To build capacity and expand services by increasing the hours of the current part-time CRNP and part-time medical assistant position.

Lehigh Valley Health Network
$10,000
To support the 2017 Lehigh Valley Health Network Lung Cancer Forum.

Lehigh Valley Health Network
$100,000
To support the development of a Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Clinic and certified nurse navigator position.

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc.
$115,000
To expand service delivery of intensive case management services to target populations through a full-time Licensed Clinical Social Worker.

Mt. Ararat Community Activity Center
$135,000
To support Kids on the G.R.O.W. (Gaining Rewards for Overall Wellness).

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation of Pittsburgh
$25,000
To support health literacy efforts for marketplace consumers and assist with navigating the health system.

Women for a Healthy Environment
$80,000
Presenting sponsor of the Creating Healthy Communities: Pittsburgh Lead Summit 2018 scheduled for spring 2018.

Central Pennsylvania

Fulton County CommunityChristian Elementary, Middle and High Schools
Indoor Environmental Health
$3,200

James Buchanan Middle School
JBMS Healthy Heart FitnessProgram
$6,300

Shrewsbury Elementary School
Positive Behavior SupportProgram
$7,400

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School
Harvesting Healthy Habits
$6,000

Wilson High School
Rowing into an Active andHealthy Lifestyle
$6,900

Northeastern Pennsylvania

Blue Ridge Middle and Blue Ridge High Schools
SPARK Physical Education MS/HS
$7,500

Dickey Elementary School
Wealth of Health Program
$7,122

Mill Hall Elementary School
Wealth of Health Program
$7,122

Pocono Mountain West High School
West High School Physical Education Program
$7,000

Resica Elementary School
Resica F.I.T (Families in Training)
$5,950

West Virginia

Bridge Street Middle School
Water is KEY
$3,380

Clendenin Elementary School
New PATHS Forward
$5,000

Corpus Christi Elementary/Middle School
Crusaders for Good Health
$5,000

Montrose Elementary
Montrose Mustangs Make FitnessFun
$4,000

Moundsville Middle School
Health and Physical EducationProgram
$4,600

Pocahontas County High School
Warrior Wellness
$4,600

Ritchie County Middle and Ritchie County High Schools
Waste Reduction: Refilling Station
$1,800

St. Joseph School
School Garden Program
$5,000

St. Michael Parish School
Waste Reduction: Going Green
$5,000

St. Vincent de Paul Parish School
Tools for Living a HealthyLifestyle
$5,000

Weirton Madonna High School
Madonna Gets Movin'!
$5,000

Western Pennsylvania

ACLD Tillotson School
ACLD Tillotson School
$7,500

Apollo-Ridge High School
Choice-Based Functional Fitness
$7,393

Apollo-Ridge Middle School
Functional Fitness Foundations
$7,327

Blackhawk High School
Cougar CrossFit
$7,462

Blairsville Middle High School
Life Skills Support
$7,500

Butler Area Senior High School
Personalized Fitness Pathways
$7,349

Central Elementary School
Bullying Prevention
$7,500

Clarion-Limestone Elementary School
Wellness Program
$4,235

Cranberry Junior Senior High School
Heart Rate Hustle
$7,497

East Union Intermediate Center and Deer Lakes Middle School
Deer Lakes Healthy Fit Kids
$6,193

Elroy Elementary and Moore Elementary Schools
Catching a Healthy Lifestyle
$7,117

Forest Hills Elementary School
Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program
$5,338

Foster Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Girard High School, Rice Avenue Middle School, Elk Valley Elementary School
Fit4Life Project
$7,500

Greensburg Salem Middle School
Pedal, Paddle & Push Our Way to Wellness!
$6,141

Holiday Park Elementary School
Holiday Park Elementary PhysicalEducation
$4,800

Hoover Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Hosack Elementary School
Health Education Resource Expansion
$5,100

Howe Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Imani Christian Academy
Tools for Healthy Living Program
$5,000

Jefferson Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Jefferson Middle School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Juniata Valley Elementary and Juniata Valley High Schools
Juniata Valley Physical Education
$6,561

Lincoln Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Logan Elementary School
Wildcat Behavior Program (PBIS)
$3,000

Manchester Academic Charter School
MACS Educational Garden
$3,500

Markham Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

McGuffey Middle and McGuffey High Schools
Room to GROW
$7,268

Mellon Middle School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Mon Valley School
Mon Valley on the Move
$7,400

Norwin High School
From Land to Table
$6,756

Oblock Junior High School
Students on Target: HealthyBodies, Healthy Hearts
$4,500

Peebles Elementary School
Health & Physical Education
$7,500

Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-5
Montessori Pedal Power
$5,000

Sharpsville Area Middle School
Health and Fitness Project forSMS, Putting a stop to obesity
$7,500

South Buffalo Elementary School
More Meaningful Movement!
$5,302

South Fayette Middle School
F.I.T.S. Project (FitnessImproved Through Swimming)
$6,200

Sto-Rox Elementary Campus
Everyone Can Problem Solve!
$6,000

The Pathfinder School
The Pathfinder School
$865

Universal Academy of Pittsburgh
Universal Academy of PittsburghHealthy Bodies and Healthy Minds
$4,300

Urban Pathways Elementary School
Urban Pathways Proactive DayStarter Smoothie Program
$5,000

Washington Elementary School
Olweus Reboot
$1,667

Wasson Avenue Elementary School
I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)
$5,500

Allegheny County Health Department
$100,000
To implement Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Culture of Quality

Allen Place Community Services Inc.
$64,000
Funding will be used to support Allen Place's expanded community-based stroke program on the Northside, Clairton and Monessen.

Allentown Health Bureau
$97,400
Creating a Culture of Improvement to create higher levels of performance

Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh
$100,000
To support the Bethlehem Haven Medical Respite Program for homeless women and/or women with unstable housing that require continued medical care post-hospitalization, case management and other supportive services.

Bethlehem Health Bureau
$20,000
To support Healthy Bethlehem

City of York — Bureau of Health
$95,050
To update technology to better meet community health needs

Erie Health Department
$100,000 To support Growing Smiles in Erie County: An Integrated Strategy

One on One Fitness and Training Inc.
$180,000
To implement an innovative, integrated clinical and community care model of obesity aimed at promoting healthy weights for minority children families.

Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council Inc.
$150,000
To support the salary and benefits of a Medical Quality Assurance and Compliance Director for the Sto-Rox Neighborhood Health Council, Inc.

Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation
$5,000
Sponsorship of promotion/public service announcements for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in West Virginia.

Women for a Healthy Environment
$5,000
To support a Community Health Conference scheduled to address healthy homes, schools and workplaces as the Presenting Sponsor in fall 2016

AIDS Resource Alliance
$7,500
To support Expanding ARTAS (Anti-Retroviral Treatment and Access to Services).

Allentown Health Bureau
$10,000
To increase access to STD care and prevention.

$25,000

Brentwood Economic Development Corporation
To support planning to identify and prioritize community health needs in Brownsville Road corridor neighborhoods of Mt. Oliver, Carrick and Knoxville.

Caritas House, Inc.
$9,500
To support ART — Accessible Rapid Testing.

Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention(CHPDP)
$225,000
To support targeted strategies designed to engage the community and professionals in schools.

Central Outreach Resource
$6,000
To support empowerment through education and outreach.

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – Center for Safe Schools
$225,000
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.

Co-County Wellness Services
$9,500
To support We're Doing it Berks: Ensuring access to HIV/STD services.

Community Human Services
$7,500
To support Project Silk: Supportive services for LGBT youth of color.

Gwen's Girls Incorporated
$47,000
To support Project STARS (Strengthening Teamwork and Reinforcing Self-Esteem) in three Allegheny County community-based sites to promote the adoption of healthy living through physical activity and nutrition.

Healthcare Council of Western Pennsylvania
$50,000
To support the 10 Attributes of a Health Organization Playbook to assist five health care providers with developing a plan to improve organizational health literacy.

Lancaster General Hospital
$100,000
To support the expansion of the Healthy Beginnings Plus (HBP) program which will increase the breastfeeding initiation rate among low-income, Hispanic, African American and refugee women and teaching new mothers to continue breastfeeding for at least the first year of life.

Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment Center
$10,000
To support HIV/AIDS case management.

Milan Puskar Health Right
$10,000
To support the LIGHT Project.

Mission of Mercy
$30,000
To support the medical needs of uninsured and underinsured residents in Gettysburg and Harrisburg.

National Kidney Foundation
$45,000
To support the National Kidney Foundation's multi-faceted campaign efforts including Kidney Disease Awareness and Prevention Programs, National Kidney Month and World Kidney Day activities in Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Northside Leadership Conference
$25,000
To support planning of integration of health into community development.

Operation Better Block, Inc.
$25,000
To support planning of community-based health initiatives

Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers
$3,000
Sponsorship of the 2016 Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Center Conference and Clinical Summit in Lancaster, PA from October 11-13, 2016. The conference theme is "The Strength of the People, The Power of Community."

Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
$10,000
To support PrEP for Wellness.

Planned Parenthood Keystone
$10,000
To support free HIV/AIDS and STD testing.

School-Based Health Alliance
$77,000
Pilot project to develop well visit materials that assist providers, parents, adolescent males ages 10-13 and females ages 14-18 in engaging in conversations about Human Papilloma Virus during well child visits.

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania - Allegheny County
$25,000
Sponsorship of fitUnited, an effort to impact the health and wellness of children from birth to age 12 in Allegheny County.

Young Men's Christian Association of Warren, PA
$16,600
To implement the nationally recognized, evidence-based LIVESTRONG cancer survivor health and wellness program at the Warren County YMCA.

Allegheny County Health Department
$153,000
To implement an electronic health record at three Allegheny County Health Department clinic locations.

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
$25,000
To support development of a Health Navigator position to facilitate care for individuals with substance use disorders and mental illness.

Susan Dew Hoff Memorial Clinic, Inc.
$20,000
To serve the working poor and disadvantaged veterans of Harrison County, West Virginia with free or low cost dental services.

Washington Hospital Foundation
$125,000
To support the Washington Hospital Foundation's outpatient congestive heart failure nurse navigator to expand the congestive heart failure outpatient pathway.

West Virginia Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
$100,000
To support Phase 2 expansion of patient access for integration of adult dental and medical care.

Central

Blossburg Elementary School
$2,500
Blossburg Elementary Safety First program

Brookeside Montessori School
$5,000
Brookeside Montessori B Well Program

Denver Elementary School
$3,000
Take10! at Denver Elementary

Fulton County Community Christian School
$5,000
Improving learning environment with LED lighting

JP McCaskey High School
$7,800
Adapted Aquatics Program

Newberry Elementary School
$5,000
Responsive Classroom Course (RCC)

Northwest Area High School
$750
Healthy Eating and Physical Activity: Feeling Fit

Pocono Mountain School District
$5,250
PMSD's Wellness Zone

Schuylkill Technology Centers
$4,900
Schuylkill Technology Center North & South Campus

Susquehanna Waldorf
$5,000
2016-2017 Farming Fridays at Heritage Creek Farm Camp

York Learning Center
$10,000
Lion's Pride Academy

Total Amount Approved
$61,700


West Virginia

Conner Street Elementary
$3,600
Physical Education Additions

Corpus Christi School
$4,950
Empowering Kids-Tools for Leading a Healthy Life

Franklin Elementary
$4,800
Mind, Body Spirit=Success In Life by adding SPARK

Hamlin PK-8
$5,000
Go Green

Overbrook Elementary School
$4,200
Overbrook Outdoor Classroom - Gardening Component

Ranger Elementary
$4,400
Add a SPARK to Physical Education

St. Agnes School
$5,000
Smarter Lunchroom, Healthier Kids

St. Joseph The Worker School
$5,000
Spartans Stay Fit For Life!

St. Joseph's
$5,000
Water Safety, Sustainability, and Health

St. Paul School
$5,000
IRISH are Fit 4 Life

Steenrod Elementary School
$5,000
Move-N-Grow

Total Amount Approved
$51,950


Western Pennsylvania

Bethlehem Center Elementary School
$7,500
Bethlehem Center Fitness trail

Bower Hill Elementary
$2,600
Bower Hill Health and Wellness program

Community Day School
$5,000
Healthy Minds: Promoting a Schoolwide Mindfulness Movement

Connellsville High School
$9,900
Heart Healthy Falcons

Cranberry Junior Senior High School
$8,400
JumpFit Aerobics

East Side and West Side Elementary
$5,000
Be Someone's Hero

Elizabeth Forward High School
$10,000
Elizabeth Forward TRX

Elizabeth Lee Black School
$4,900
Expanding Our Fitness Horizons

Food Service Department
$10,000
Smarter Lunchrooms

Fort LeBoeuf School District
$10,000
Walking Classroom

George Washington Intermediate School
$5,000
CANES Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Girard High and Rice Avenue Middle School
$10,000
The Fit4Life Project 2016

HOPE for Hyndman Charter School
$3,500
Hyndman Hornets' Bee Fit Program

Hopewell High School
$5,000
Hopewell Healthy Beginnings

J. Andrew Morrow, Towanda School District
$5,000
Steps to Respect Bullying Prevention Program

Keystone Oaks School District
$10,000
Steps to Respect and Olweus Bullying Prevention Programs

Lincoln Jr/Sr  High School, Ellwood City School District
$10,000
Healthy Leaders of Tomorrow

McGuffey School District
$8,985
Growing Up Green: Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Mellon Middle School
$1,900
Hydroponics program

Moshannon Valley Elementary School
$2,500
Mo Valley Moves Program

Myrtle Ave Elementary School
$9,500
Healthy Fitness Zone

Northwestern High School
$3,600
Northwestern High School Fitness and Wellness Center

Penn Hills Elementary
$6,000
Penn Hills School District

Shaler Area High School
$9,400
"Momentum"

Shenango Area High School
$9,000
Shenango Strong – Building Fitness Through Strength and Endurance Training

St. Edmund's Academy
$5,000
St. Edmund's Academy - Colella Park Project

St. Stephen's Main Campus
$5,000
In School Therapeutic Yoga Program

Stewartsville Elementary School
$7,900
Active Learning Lab and Take 10! Program

Tussey Mountain Jr./Sr. High School
$8,600
TM TITAN Fitness

Tyrone Area Middle School
$6,500
Promoting Lifelong Fitness

Urban Pathways Charter School
$5,000
Proactive Day Starter Smoothie Program

Total Amount Approved
$210,685