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Grantees

2007 Grantees

American Academy of Pediatrics
$ 3,500
Support for annual continuing medical education conference held October 11-13, 2007 at the Georgia Tech Hotel and Conference Center in Atlanta.

American Cancer Society, Inc. South Atlantic Division
$ 150,000
Implement a Patient Resource Navigator program in Hall County

Atlanta Area Evaluation Association
$ 4,000
Support for A Practical Workshop for Community-Based Organizations on November 28, 2007 at the Loudermilk Center.

Atlanta Harm Reduction Coalition, Inc.
$ 50,000
Provide support to implement organizational infrastructure improvements to build capacity and sustainability

Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC)
$ 46,000
Provide a training curriculum to direct care workers supervisors/management staff and to establish a 'Taking Care' coalition in metropolitan Atlanta.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 80,000
Support the marketing and communications efforts of Phase II of Healthcare Georgia Foundation's Distance Learning Program, HealthTecdl.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 200,000
Support to organize Connections 2008 - Healthcare Georgia Foundation's third grantee and partner conference.

Bishop + Associates
$ 260,000
Analyze Georgia's trauma care capacity and develop recommendations for strengthening Georgia's statewide trauma system.

Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Inc. (The)
$ 60,000
Support to increase access to primary and preventative health care services for low-income Asian women and seniors in metropolitan Atlanta.

Central Presbyterian Church Outreach Center
$ 8,500
Support to complete an environmental scan to determine how to serve and address the critical needs of the homeless in Atlanta.

Community Foundation of Central Georgia
$ 50,000
Provide support to help establish the Peachstate Information Network (PIN) to develop an integrated electronic health record tracking system for metropolitan Atlanta, Northeast and South Central/North Central Georgia.

Community Health Mission, Inc.
$ 100,500
Expand access to primary health care services for uninsured residents of Chatham County

East Georgia Healthcare Center
$ 150,000
Support to increase access to primary and preventive health care services for low-income African Americans and Latino migrant farm workers in Emanuel, Tattnall and Treutlen counties.

Emory University
$ 39,500
Support to analyze a survey of 2,500 nursing aides in Georgia and to disseminate the survey findings to home and community-based service providers and key informants.

Emory University - Office of Sponsored Programs
$ 11,660
Support to assess pediatric asthma management plans in Georgia.

Foothills Area Health Education Center
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

Foundation Center-Atlanta
$ 4,000
Update and review the research report and mini-directory Spotlight on Health Grantmaking in Georgia.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Inc.
$ 204,000
Phase III of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Capacity Building Project, including organizational assessments, capacity building workshops, executive coaching, and a statewide distance learning workshop

Georgia Coalition for Physical Activity & Nutrition, Inc.
$ 250,000
Support to build statewide advocacy for state and local policies that promote active, healthy lifestyles.

Georgia Public Health Association, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to strengthen GPHA's capacity to build Georgia's network of public health professionals and public health students.

Georgia State University
$ 3,000
Support for the 5th Annual J. Rhodes Haverty Lecture Series.

Georgia State University - Institute of Public Health
$ 495,000
Support for Policy Leadership for Active Youth (PLAY), a project to identify and evaluate promising programs and policies to decrease childhood overweight in Georgia.

Good News Clinics
$ 100,500
Expand access to primary health care services for uninsured residents of Hall County.

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Inc.
$ 50,500
Expand organizational capacity to provide primary care to uninsured residents in Pickens County.

Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett
$ 50,000
to increase organizational capacity to provide health care services to the residents of Gwinnett County.

Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities of Georgia
$ 2,500
Support to research the impact of the Care Management Organization (CMO) Initiative for Medicaid recipients and providers in Georgia.

Grantmakers for Children, Youth & Family
$ 5,000
Support for the 2007 Annual Conference in Atlanta, GA at the Sheraton Hotel on September 25-28, 2007.

Group Health Community Foundation
$ 9,000
Support to provide evaluation services to community-based nonprofit organizations.

Group Health Cooperative - Center for Community Health and Evaluation
$ 14,000
Support for research and design activities that contribute to Healthcare Georgia Foundation's development of a high quality, comprehensive evaluation framework.

Gwinnett County Board of Health
$ 200,000
Support to develop a Community Health Center and provide primary care and preventive services to medically underserved populations in Gwinnett County.

Hands of Hope Clinic, Inc.
$ 50,500
Provide support to expand access to primary health care services for uninsured residents of Henry County.

Hayslett Group, LLC
$ 68,000
Provide support to implement a statewide media/communications campaign and repeat the Foundation's trauma care public opinion poll. Augmentation to provide support to update a trauma care Web site, implement a statewide public education campaign.

Health Care Central Georgia, Inc.
$ 200,500
Support to initiate health services for the medically underserved and support the development of a Community Health Center in Bibb County.

Hope Health Clinic, Inc.
$ 100,500
Expand access to primary health care services for uninsured residents of Spalding County

Laurens County Volunteers in Medicine
$ 75,500
Core operating support to strengthen Lauren County Volunteers in Medicine's organizational infrastructure to increase clinic sustainability.

Lowndes County Board of Health
$ 50,500
Expand the capacity of the Partnership Health Center to provide primary care services for low-income adults in Lowndes County

Macon Volunteer Clinic, Inc.
$ 100,500
Expand access to primary health care services for uninsured residents of Bibb County

Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

McManus Health Policy, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support to document best and promising practices related to expanding healthcare access and coverage.

Medical College of Georgia Research Institute, Inc.
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

Medical College of Georgia School of Nursing
$ 200,500
Support to establish the Greater Augusta Healthcare Network to provide quality health services for the medically underserved in the Augusta region.

Middle Georgia Technical Institute Foundation, Inc.
$ 50,500
Establish a Health Literacy Center in Perry, Georgia

Morehouse School of Medicine, Inc.
$ 30,000
Convene partner organizations across Georgia to develop a strategic plan to create a sustainable statewide Community Health Advisors Network

Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc.
$ 50,000
Establish a statewide call center to maximize capacity and improve efficiency at Planned Parenthood health centers in Georgia

Porter Novelli
$ 75,000
Prepare a case study of Community Health Mission as a model for strengthening the safety net and improving access to health care in Georgia communities.

Rosalynn Carter Institute for Caregiving
$ 106,000
Support for provider networks to train formal caregivers (home health aides) and informal caregivers (family members and friends) and create a statewide online resource center.

Southeast Georgia Communities Project
$ 10,000
Address HIV/STD among Hispanic youth via peer education training, HIV/AIDS videos, public service announcements and quarterly teen talk shows.

Southeastern Primary Care Consortium, Inc. AAHEC
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

St. Joseph's Candler Health System
$ 26,500
Establish a diabetes disease management program for low-income uninsured residents served by St. Mary's Health Center in Savannah

St. Jude's Recovery Center, Inc.
$ 50,000
Provide support to implement new billing system upgrades to comply with the state of Georgia's Department of Human Resources new managed care system.

Sumter Regional Hospital Foundation
$ 50,000
Core operating support for health care services at Sumter Regional Hospital.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 565,000
Serve as the technology provider for Phase II of a new distance learning network program titled Healthtecdl.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 10,000
Support to engage in a time limited assessment of distance learning technology providing an analysis of the efficiency, effectiveness and costs associated with alternative technology products and services.

The Carter Center, Inc.
$ 10,000
Support for the Twenty-Third Annual Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy entitled The Time Is Now: Creating a Public Policy Action Agenda on Preventing Mental Illnesses to be held on November 7-8, 2007 in Atlanta.

Theisen Consulting LLC
$ 6,000
Support to prepare a text/material on a guide to strategic planning for nonprofit organizations, coalitions, and collaborative (both incorporated and unincorporated entities).

Three Rivers Area Health Education Center
$ 48,000
Participate as a member of the Statewide AHEC Network and HealthTecdl in the implementation of distance learning programs directed toward the health care workforce and nonprofit health organizations.

Troup Cares, Inc.
$ 100,500
To expand the capacity of the Troup Cares Clinic to provide primary health care services to the uninsured residents of Troup County

University of Georgia - Institute of Gerontology
$ 101,000
Support strengthen the quality of home and community-based services by providing web-based training for formal caregivers (home health aides) and informal caregivers (family members and friends) in Georgia.

University System of Georgia Foundation, Inc.
$ 300,000
Support to develop the planning and evaluation infrastructure to support public and private health professions education programs in Georgia.

Voices for Georgia's Children
$ 300,000
Build state and local capacity to advocate for improved child health in Georgia.

VOX Teen Communications
$ 25,000
Support for a peer to peer health education program targeting teens in metropolitan Atlanta.

Ware Children's Initiative, Inc.
$ 7,500
Support for the Greater Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church community-based after school program serving youth ages 9-18.