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Grants Awarded Archive

Grants Awarded

 

Chronic Disease

American Cancer Society
$25,000
To support a planning grant to assess if Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs) across the state will adopt the American Cancer Society's (ACS) national Return to Screening campaign.

American Heart Association
$150,000
To support American Heart Association's (AHA) Pressure for Change initiative across Pennsylvania.

Lending Hearts
$95,000
To support phase two of the Lending Hearts Integrative Oncology Wellness Program, a program which provides emotional, social and physical support to young adult patients, their families and support systems.

Community Health

Allegheny Health Network
$500,000
To support the implementation of the First Steps Pittsburgh and Beyond program to address infant mortality cross our footprint.

Allegheny Health Network
$415,000
To support the Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Underrepresented in Medicine (URiM) Clinician Recruitment and Retention program, White Coats for Black Professionals.

Allegheny Health Network
$1,000,000
To support the Innovation & Research Fund in Cardiac Electrophysiology.

Bethany Community Ministries
$8,000
To support Operation High-Rise Vaccination — an effort to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to seniors living in high-rise facilities.

Family Health

Adagio Health (sponsorship)
$25,000
To sponsor the 3rd Annual Better Health Outcomes 2021 Speaker Series as the Presenting Champion Sponsor.

Project Build Them Up, Inc.
$165,000
To support the implementation of Operation Back to Life, a multi-facetted health and wellness program in underserved neighborhoods of Pittsburgh.

Service Delivery Systems

A Call to Care (sponsorship)
$50,000
To support a Call to Care's free two-day dental clinic called Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh's (MOM Pittsburgh) provides dental services at no cost to underserved and uninsured children (ages 2-17) and adults residing in western Pennsylvania. The objective is to deliver dental care to over 700 patients with the assistance of 600 volunteers.

Pittsburgh Technical College
$100,000
To support the newly established Student Wellness Center that will serve as a hub for mental and physical wellness for the PTC community.

Family Health

Lancaster General Hospital
$60,000
To create the Care Connections Caring Kitchen program to provide individualized medically prescribed diets to patients with multiple chronic conditions.

Three Rivers Mothers' Milk Bank
$25,000
Planning grant to support feasibility of milk bank expansion into West Virginia.

Service Delivery Systems

United Disabilities Services Foundation
$100,000
To pilot a Tele-medicine Wound Care Management program and provide coordination of care for individuals with physical and age-related disabilities in United Disabilities Services' Home and Community Based services division who experience significant wounds as a result of their physical disability.

Total Approved Amount: $185,000

Chronic Disease

South Central Educational Development, Inc
$22,000
To expand access to naloxone education workshops.

Family Health

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – Center for Safe Schools
$225,000
To support and promote a new pilot program focused on improving school climate in Pennsylvania.

Service Delivery Systems

Children's Hospital Foundation
$250,000
To support The Whole Child Wellness Clinic (WCWC) pilot, a coordinated hub for health care, designed for families and their children with unmet developmental-behavioral health care needs.

Cornerstone Care
$75,000
To support Smile for Life Integrated Oral Health Outreach Program.

Erie County Department of Health
$45,000
To support Growing Smiles of Erie County: An integrated primary and dental care program.

Face2Face Healing
$65,000
To support expansion of Advancement of Case Management: assisting individuals with body disfigurement with the inclusion of a clinical psychologist.

Project Destiny, Inc.
$200,000
To support Project Destiny's Thrive18 initiative.

Jewish Healthcare Foundation – AIDS Free Pittsburgh
$125,000
To support a two-year program aimed to normalize HIV screening in Allegheny County through the implementation of a centralized HIV screening and community outreach campaign and an accompanying mini-grant program.

Total Approved Amount: $985,000

Chronic Disease

Alzheimer's Association
$100,000
To improve dementia quality care and awareness in communities.

Hygeia Facilities Foundation
$16,000
To fund a newly established Diabetic Retinopathy Screening Program.

Family Health

Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention
$110,000
To continue advancing knowledge and awareness of bullying prevention resources and expand school-based health resources throughout Pennsylvania and West Virginia.

Service Delivery Systems

Allegheny Health Network
$110,000
Support the creation of the AHN Center for Inclusion Health's Rethinking Incarceration & Empowering Recovery (RIvER) Clinic.

Bethany College
$25,000
To expand culturally competent mental health and behavioral counseling for the student body.

Bethany Community Ministries
$49,500
To support connecting seniors to medical, physical and psychological services.

Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (Sponsorship)
$65,000
To sponsor a 3-part educational series around health inequities in our region.

Total Approved Amount: $475,500

Provider Strategy Grants

The provider strategy is designed to support safety net providers to build their capacity to provide greater access to care through technology, infrastructure, supplies, staffing, etc.

West Virginia Free Clinics
Beckley Health Right, $15,000
Ebenezer Medical Huntington Outreach Ctr., $15,000
Health Access Inc. (Clarksburg), $15,000
Mercer Charitable Clinic, $15,000
Milan Puskar (Morgantown), $15,000
West Virginia Health Right (Charleston), $15,000
Wheeling Health Right, $15,000
Good Samaritan Free Health Clinic, $15,000

Pennsylvania Free Clinics
9th Street Clinic (McKeesport), $15,000
Birmingham Free Clinic, 15,000
Catholic Charities, $15,000
Free Clinic at Braddock, $15,000
Operation Safety Net, $15,000
Sheep Inc. Health Care Ctr. (Monroeville), $15,000
Western Berks Free Medical Clinic, $15,000
Jean B. Purvis Comm. Health Center, $15,000
Highlands Health (Johnstown), $15,000
Centre Volunteers in Medicine (State College), $15,000
Free Medical Clinic of DuBuois, $15,000
Columbia County Volunteers in Medicine, $15,000
Meadville Area Free Clinic, $15,000
Beacon Clinic for Health & Hope (Harrisburg), $15,000
Mission of Mercy (Harrisburg), $15,000
Corry Area Free Clinic, $15,000
Edward Leahy Jr. Ctr Clinic for the Uninsured, $15,000
Hope Within Ministries, $15,000
Lebanon Valley Volunteers in Medicine, $15,000
Volunteers in Medicine (Wilkes-Barre), $15,000
Katallasso Family Health Center, $15,000
The Health Ministries of Christ Lutheran, $15,000

Pennsylvania & West Virginia FQHC Lookalikes
Metro Community Health Ctr., $34,000
Sharon Community Health Center Inc., $34,000
Hygeia Facilities Foundation Inc. (Whitesville), $34,000
Rural Health Access Corporation (Coalfield), $34,000
Wright Center for Community Health, $34,000

Community Strategy Grants:

The community strategy is designed to support collaborative partnerships that focus on prevention and interventions to meet critical health care needs.

AHN Center for Inclusion Health
$76,000
To support a telehealth for the homeless initiative in partnership Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services.

Philanthropy West Virginia
$19,000
To support small COVID-19 health response grants.

Family Life Center
$25,000
To support COVID-19 programmatic efforts.

Poise Foundation
$25,000
To support emerging critical community needs for African American communities in Allegheny and Beaver counties.

Travelers Aid Society of Pittsburgh
$25,000
To support the Medical Transportation Assistance Fund.

Hosanna House
$35,000
To support a COVID-19 community assistance campaign.

West Virginia Coalition to End Homelessness
$25,000
To support COVID-19 health, mental health and benefits navigation for persons experiencing homelessness.

West Virginia Local Health Inc.
$50,000
To address the decline as a result of COVID-19 in routine immunizations in children and older adults throughout WV.

Total Approved Amount: $900,000

Chronic Disease

YMCA of Greater Erie
$70,610
To support the implementation of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationally recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to increase weight loss and physical activity in pre-diabetic adults.

Family Health

University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
$100,000
To expand access to oral health care and treatment for people with special health care needs at the Center for Patients with Special Needs (CPSN).

Service Delivery Systems

CCAC Educational Foundation
$254,500
To support the (Community College of Allegheny County) CCAC-AGH (Allegheny General Hospital) RN Collaborative initiative by increasing the number and diversity of nurses at AGH through tuition assistance and other services specific to North Side residents enrolling in CCAC School of Nursing.

Highmark Foundation (Request for Proposals: Social Determinants of Health)
$250,000

Highmark Foundation (Request for Proposals: Street Medicine)
$300,000

Total Approved Amount: $1,014,890

Chronic Disease

North Side Christian Health Center
$90,000
To support integration of a pharmacist into Hepatitis C Care management.

Family Health

Allegheny Health Network Center for Inclusion Health
$10,000
To support the 15th Annual International Street Medicine Symposium.

Central Susquehanna Intermediate Unit – Center for Safe Schools
$175,000
To build on the implementation, research, practice and impact of bullying prevention and intervention efforts championed by Highmark Foundation throughout Pennsylvania.

Destiny of Faith, Inc. Southwestern Pennsylvania
$60,000
To support capacity-building for the Faith-based Health and Wellness Church Collaborative to provide ongoing community health and wellness programs.

Family Life Center Pennsylvania (Allegheny and Beaver counties)
135,000
To support Three Rivers Care; a lifestyle management program for low income and underserved individuals in Aliquippa PA (Beaver County) and the Hill District (Allegheny County).

Northeast Pennsylvania Area Health Education Center
$97,000
To support the implementation of the Workforce-Focused Opioid and Other Substance Use Prevention and Early Intervention Training pilot program in Northeast Pennsylvania.

Women for a Healthy Environment
$75,000
To support A Community Engagement Approach to Healthy Housing with a Community Health Worker (CHW) model.

Service Delivery Systems

Centre Volunteers in Medicine
$125,000
To increase access to behavioral health services in the primary care setting utilizing the Advancing Integrated Mental Health Solutions (AIMS) model.

Susquehanna River Valley Dental Health Clinic (SRVDHC)
$125,000
To expand SRVDHC dental capabilities to include pediatric services to children under 14 years of age.

The University of Scranton; Edward R. Leahy Jr. Center Clinic for the Uninsured
$100,000
To expand chronic disease management services among the Hispanic population in Lackawanna County.

Total Approved Amount: $350,000

Chronic Disease

Greater Valley YMCA
$60,000
To support the expansion of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nationally recognized Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP) to improve weight loss and physical activity in pre-diabetic individuals.

Family Health

Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention (CHPDP)
$150,000
To implement effective statewide bullying prevention strategies that support parents, students, schools and communities.

Women Empowered for Entrepreneurial Excellence
$125,000
To promote the health and well-being of diverse populations with Pathway to Fitness, a lifestyle management program.

Service Delivery Systems

African American Chamber of Commerce of Western Pennsylvania
$45,000
To address the impact of Alzheimer's disease and dementia through a series of educational workshops to increase awareness in the region.

Lehigh Valley Hospital
$21,000
To expand access to life saving cancer screenings via a state of the art, mobile 3D mammography coach.

Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health
$24,700
To support a planning grant to investigate the feasibility of creating statewide dental access coordination.

Total Approved Amount: $425,700

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