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Grants Approved

 

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