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Grants Approved


Chronic Disease

West Virginia Health Right, Inc.
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
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
To build capacity for the Faith-based Health and Wellness Collaborative

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

Healthy Start
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
Presenting Sponsor of the 2018 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Health Care Forum Series.

Women's Health Center of West Virginia, Inc.
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
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
To support HPV Cancer Free Campaign.

Metro Family Practice, Inc
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
To support bullying prevention initiatives in Pennsylvania.

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

Women for a Healthy Environment
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
Co-sponsorship of a two-day women's behavioral health conference held October 25-26.

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

Centre Volunteers in Medicine
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
A planning grant to support Hepatitis C Program.

Total Approved Amount: $670,900

Chronic Disease

Macedonia Family and Community Enrichment
To support an integrated health HIV model.

Northeast Regional Cancer Institute Navigation Program
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
Champion of Women's Health Sponsor of the 2nd Annual Transforming Women's Health Symposium

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

Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
To support continued efforts in bullying prevention.

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

Penn State ProWellness
To support the Healthy Champions program.

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

Travelers Aid Society of Pittsburgh
To support the ICU Baby Program.

Valley Youth House
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
Planning grant to support virtual reality learning solutions.

Allegheny Health Network
Sponsorship of the 2019 Three Rivers Antimicrobial Stewardship Program.

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

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

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

Total Approved Amount: $1,001,150

Grants to Support Female Veterans

Adagio Health
To support the Women Veterans Health Program – Outreach and Education Campaign.

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

Highlands Health: Services to Female Veterans
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
To support PA Serves-Greater Pittsburgh.

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

United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania
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
To support Veterans Place Outreach to Female Veterans.

YWCA of Greater Harrisburg
To support Illness Management and Recovery (IMR).

Total Approved Amount: $275,000

Allegheny Health Network, Lupus Center of Excellence
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
To support the Healthy Lifestyle Health and Wellness Program for emergency medical services (EMS) providers.

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

Lancaster Family YMCA
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.,
To support the pilot of Northside Health Angels, a model for community health navigation and support.

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

Pennsylvania District Attorneys Institute
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
Presenting sponsor of the 2017 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Health Care Forum Series.

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

Bluefield State College Research and Development Corporation
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
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
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.
To support basic CPR and first aid training for transportation personnel.

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

North Huntingdon EMS/Rescue
To support the Community Paramedicine Initiative

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

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

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

Adagio Health
Title sponsor of the Transforming Women's Health Symposium.

Allegheny Health Network
To support St. Vincent Hospital's Women's Health Forum.

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

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

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

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

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

Lebanon Valley Volunteers in Medicine
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
To support the 2017 Lehigh Valley Health Network Lung Cancer Forum.

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

Maternal and Family Health Services, Inc.
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
To support Kids on the G.R.O.W. (Gaining Rewards for Overall Wellness).

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

Women for a Healthy Environment
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

James Buchanan Middle School
JBMS Healthy Heart FitnessProgram

Shrewsbury Elementary School
Positive Behavior SupportProgram

Thaddeus Stevens Elementary School
Harvesting Healthy Habits

Wilson High School
Rowing into an Active andHealthy Lifestyle

Northeastern Pennsylvania

Blue Ridge Middle and Blue Ridge High Schools
SPARK Physical Education MS/HS

Dickey Elementary School
Wealth of Health Program

Mill Hall Elementary School
Wealth of Health Program

Pocono Mountain West High School
West High School Physical Education Program

Resica Elementary School
Resica F.I.T (Families in Training)

West Virginia

Bridge Street Middle School
Water is KEY

Clendenin Elementary School
New PATHS Forward

Corpus Christi Elementary/Middle School
Crusaders for Good Health

Montrose Elementary
Montrose Mustangs Make FitnessFun

Moundsville Middle School
Health and Physical EducationProgram

Pocahontas County High School
Warrior Wellness

Ritchie County Middle and Ritchie County High Schools
Waste Reduction: Refilling Station

St. Joseph School
School Garden Program

St. Michael Parish School
Waste Reduction: Going Green

St. Vincent de Paul Parish School
Tools for Living a HealthyLifestyle

Weirton Madonna High School
Madonna Gets Movin'!

Western Pennsylvania

ACLD Tillotson School
ACLD Tillotson School

Apollo-Ridge High School
Choice-Based Functional Fitness

Apollo-Ridge Middle School
Functional Fitness Foundations

Blackhawk High School
Cougar CrossFit

Blairsville Middle High School
Life Skills Support

Butler Area Senior High School
Personalized Fitness Pathways

Central Elementary School
Bullying Prevention

Clarion-Limestone Elementary School
Wellness Program

Cranberry Junior Senior High School
Heart Rate Hustle

East Union Intermediate Center and Deer Lakes Middle School
Deer Lakes Healthy Fit Kids

Elroy Elementary and Moore Elementary Schools
Catching a Healthy Lifestyle

Forest Hills Elementary School
Comprehensive School Physical Activity Program

Foster Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

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

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

Holiday Park Elementary School
Holiday Park Elementary PhysicalEducation

Hoover Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

Hosack Elementary School
Health Education Resource Expansion

Howe Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

Imani Christian Academy
Tools for Healthy Living Program

Jefferson Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

Jefferson Middle School
Olweus Reboot

Juniata Valley Elementary and Juniata Valley High Schools
Juniata Valley Physical Education

Lincoln Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

Logan Elementary School
Wildcat Behavior Program (PBIS)

Manchester Academic Charter School
MACS Educational Garden

Markham Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

McGuffey Middle and McGuffey High Schools
Room to GROW

Mellon Middle School
Olweus Reboot

Mon Valley School
Mon Valley on the Move

Norwin High School
From Land to Table

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

Peebles Elementary School
Health & Physical Education

Pittsburgh Montessori PreK-5
Montessori Pedal Power

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

South Buffalo Elementary School
More Meaningful Movement!

South Fayette Middle School
F.I.T.S. Project (FitnessImproved Through Swimming)

Sto-Rox Elementary Campus
Everyone Can Problem Solve!

The Pathfinder School
The Pathfinder School

Universal Academy of Pittsburgh
Universal Academy of PittsburghHealthy Bodies and Healthy Minds

Urban Pathways Elementary School
Urban Pathways Proactive DayStarter Smoothie Program

Washington Elementary School
Olweus Reboot

Wasson Avenue Elementary School
I Can Problem Solve (ICPS)

Allegheny County Health Department
To implement Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) Culture of Quality

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

Allentown Health Bureau
Creating a Culture of Improvement to create higher levels of performance

Bethlehem Haven of Pittsburgh
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
To support Healthy Bethlehem

City of York — Bureau of Health
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.
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.
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
Sponsorship of promotion/public service announcements for the Susan G. Komen Foundation in West Virginia.

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

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

Allentown Health Bureau
To increase access to STD care and prevention.


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.
To support ART — Accessible Rapid Testing.

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

Central Outreach Resource
To support empowerment through education and outreach.

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – Center for Safe Schools
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
To support We're Doing it Berks: Ensuring access to HIV/STD services.

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

Gwen's Girls Incorporated
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
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
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
To support HIV/AIDS case management.

Milan Puskar Health Right
To support the LIGHT Project.

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

National Kidney Foundation
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
To support planning of integration of health into community development.

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

Pennsylvania Association of Community Health Centers
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
To support PrEP for Wellness.

Planned Parenthood Keystone
To support free HIV/AIDS and STD testing.

School-Based Health Alliance
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
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
To implement the nationally recognized, evidence-based LIVESTRONG cancer survivor health and wellness program at the Warren County YMCA.

Allegheny County Health Department
To implement an electronic health record at three Allegheny County Health Department clinic locations.

Pittsburgh Mercy Health System
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.
To serve the working poor and disadvantaged veterans of Harrison County, West Virginia with free or low cost dental services.

Washington Hospital Foundation
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
To support Phase 2 expansion of patient access for integration of adult dental and medical care.


Blossburg Elementary School
Blossburg Elementary Safety First program

Brookeside Montessori School
Brookeside Montessori B Well Program

Denver Elementary School
Take10! at Denver Elementary

Fulton County Community Christian School
Improving learning environment with LED lighting

JP McCaskey High School
Adapted Aquatics Program

Newberry Elementary School
Responsive Classroom Course (RCC)

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

Pocono Mountain School District
PMSD's Wellness Zone

Schuylkill Technology Centers
Schuylkill Technology Center North & South Campus

Susquehanna Waldorf
2016-2017 Farming Fridays at Heritage Creek Farm Camp

York Learning Center
Lion's Pride Academy

Total Amount Approved

West Virginia

Conner Street Elementary
Physical Education Additions

Corpus Christi School
Empowering Kids-Tools for Leading a Healthy Life

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

Hamlin PK-8
Go Green

Overbrook Elementary School
Overbrook Outdoor Classroom - Gardening Component

Ranger Elementary
Add a SPARK to Physical Education

St. Agnes School
Smarter Lunchroom, Healthier Kids

St. Joseph The Worker School
Spartans Stay Fit For Life!

St. Joseph's
Water Safety, Sustainability, and Health

St. Paul School
IRISH are Fit 4 Life

Steenrod Elementary School

Total Amount Approved

Western Pennsylvania

Bethlehem Center Elementary School
Bethlehem Center Fitness trail

Bower Hill Elementary
Bower Hill Health and Wellness program

Community Day School
Healthy Minds: Promoting a Schoolwide Mindfulness Movement

Connellsville High School
Heart Healthy Falcons

Cranberry Junior Senior High School
JumpFit Aerobics

East Side and West Side Elementary
Be Someone's Hero

Elizabeth Forward High School
Elizabeth Forward TRX

Elizabeth Lee Black School
Expanding Our Fitness Horizons

Food Service Department
Smarter Lunchrooms

Fort LeBoeuf School District
Walking Classroom

George Washington Intermediate School
CANES Olweus Bullying Prevention Program

Girard High and Rice Avenue Middle School
The Fit4Life Project 2016

HOPE for Hyndman Charter School
Hyndman Hornets' Bee Fit Program

Hopewell High School
Hopewell Healthy Beginnings

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

Keystone Oaks School District
Steps to Respect and Olweus Bullying Prevention Programs

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

McGuffey School District
Growing Up Green: Students for Sustainable Agriculture

Mellon Middle School
Hydroponics program

Moshannon Valley Elementary School
Mo Valley Moves Program

Myrtle Ave Elementary School
Healthy Fitness Zone

Northwestern High School
Northwestern High School Fitness and Wellness Center

Penn Hills Elementary
Penn Hills School District

Shaler Area High School

Shenango Area High School
Shenango Strong – Building Fitness Through Strength and Endurance Training

St. Edmund's Academy
St. Edmund's Academy - Colella Park Project

St. Stephen's Main Campus
In School Therapeutic Yoga Program

Stewartsville Elementary School
Active Learning Lab and Take 10! Program

Tussey Mountain Jr./Sr. High School
TM TITAN Fitness

Tyrone Area Middle School
Promoting Lifelong Fitness

Urban Pathways Charter School
Proactive Day Starter Smoothie Program

Total Amount Approved