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2005 Grantees

AIDS Athens, Inc.
$ 20,000
Core operating support for the provision of HIV/AIDS related services in the Athens region.

AIDS Survival Project
$ 50,000
Core operating support for HIV/AIDS prevention services throughout Georgia.

American Diabetes Association
$ 150,000
Support for the Georgia Latino Diabetes Education Program in metropolitan Atlanta, north and middle Georgia.

American Institutes for Research
$ 114,000
Support to analyze gaps in media coverage about access to health care, recommend strategies for increasing coverage, and provide support for the 2005 policy summit on childhood overweight and inactivity.

American Lung Association of Georgia
$ 150,000
Support to implement and evaluate four successful asthma education and tobacco prevention programs statewide.

Atlanta Regional Health Forum, Inc.
$ 14,000
Support for strategic planning & organizational development.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 175,000
Support to plan and execute Connections 2006 - Healthcare Georgia Foundation's second grantee and partner conference.

Brain Injury Resource Foundation
$ 45,000
Support for the development of the Peer Visitor Program for brain injury survivors, caregivers and family members.

Chatham County Health Department
$ 200,000
Support to the Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council and the development of a care navigator model, a seamless continuum of health care that links community-based resources for low-income individuals in Chatham County.

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Foundation
$ 100,000
Support to improve children's health through the linkage of health and legal services for low-income children in metropolitan Atlanta.

Clarkston Community Center Foundation, Inc.
$ 13,100
Support to evaluate the Multicultural Community Health Promoter Program and to publish and disseminate the findings to other communities serving refugee populations.

Community Cardiovascular Council
$ 74,000
Support to sustain cardiovascular disease prevention efforts and address health disparities in the African American communities of Chatham and Effingham counties.

Concerned Black Clergy of Metropolitan Atlanta, Inc.
$ 10,000
Support for the preparation of a publication that will examine current eating behaviors and physical activity within faith communities and help develop partnerships with the community to combat childhood obesity.

CSRA AIDS Resources and Education, Inc.
$ 28,983
Core operating support for the provision of HIV/AIDS related services in the Augusta region.

DeKalb Rape Crisis Center
$ 36,000
Support to provide individual and group counseling for Spanish-speaking rape survivors in and around DeKalb County.

Dia de la Mujer Latina, Inc.
$ 65,000
Support to address health disparities and improve the quality of health care for Latinos by expanding health fiestas in metro Atlanta and throughout Georgia.

Emory University - Office of Sponsored Programs
$ 14,000
Support to organize a symposium on physical activity, physical fitness and academic performance to develop framework for examining the relationship between physical activity and academic performance, and generate a list of recommendations for research.

Emory University - Office of Sponsored Programs
$ 5,100
Support to update the executive summary of The Facts About Georgians: Our Health Depends on It report published in Fall 2003.

FCS Urban Ministries Inc.
$ 11,600
Support to conduct a second survey of Healthcare Georgia Foundation applicants and grantees to provide feedback about the Foundation, its process, procedures and impact.

Feminist Women's Health Center
$ 47,000
Support to purchase and implement a medical practice management software system to continue providing low-cost gynecological health services and outreach to underserved metropolitan Atlanta residents.

Foothills Area Health Education Center
$ 2,200
Support to host the 'Medicare Part D, the new Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit' workshop to be held on October 20, 2005 in Augusta, GA.

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
$ 7,500
Support to prepare and publish a policy brief on Medicaid Modernization in Georgia for distribution to policy makers and the general public.

Georgia Cancer Coalition, Inc.
$ 7,000
Support to host a Health Expo during the 2005 Bristol-Myers Squibb Tour of Hope celebration to be held October 5, 2005 at Centennial Olympic Park in Atlanta, GA.

Georgia Cancer Foundation, Inc.
$ 3,500
Support for an organizational assessment to evaluate the organization's strengths and weaknesses resulting from a merger between Georgia Cancer Foundation and Bosom Buddies of Georgia.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Inc.
$ 130,000
Support for Phase II of the Georgia Healthcare Capacity Building Project, including the provision of organizational assessments for 15 nonprofit health organizations, implementation of capacity building workshops, publication of a guide to [SEE GIFTS]

Georgia Hospital Association
$ 81,500
Support to establish the Center for Rural Health (Center).

Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission
$ 75,000
Support to build awareness of health and health care issues by broadcasting 30 health-related stories on its 15-station statewide radio network (GPB Radio).

Georgia State University School of Social Work
$ 19,000
Support to develop and implement a three phase project designed to inform nonprofit health providers, policymakers, and elected officials about home and community-based services, model programs and effective policies.

Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb
$ 75,000
Support to provide health care services to low income families in Cobb County.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
$ 10,000
Support for the 'Powerful Partnerships: Grantmaker Practices That Improve Grantee Performance' fifth national conference to be held on March 8-10, 2006 in Atlanta, GA.

Group Health Community Foundation
$ 214,000
Support to establish guidelines and indicators for evaluating nonprofit health organizations.

International Life Sciences Institute Research Foundation
$ 6,000
Support to produce a two-page Childhood Overweight Fact Sheet for Georgia health care professionals.

Lowndes County Partnership for Health
$ 145,000
Support to expand the Well Workplace worksite wellness program, implement a newly-completed strategic plan and assist a church wellness council in becoming a self-sustaining nonprofit, community-based, health organization.

Middle Georgia Technical Institute Foundation, Inc.
$ 100,000
Support to strengthen the allied health professional training and health literacy programs in Central Georgia.

National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities, Inc. (NAESM)
$ 50,000
Core operating support for HIV/AIDS prevention services for African Americans in metropolitan Atlanta.

National Council of La Raza - Atlanta Health Program
$ 235,000
Support for the Georgia Latino/Hispanic Health Agenda and Leadership Project.

National Foundation for the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Inc.
$ 6,800
Support for the planning of the Institute of Medicine's (IOM) southeast regional meeting on childhood obesity to be held October 5-6, 2005 in Atlanta, GA.

North Georgia Community Foundation
$ 89,000
Support to participate in a beta test of statewide distance learning network program serving nonprofit health organizations in north central and north east Georgia.

PATH Foundation, Inc.
$ 35,000
Support to conduct a study of PATH trails in an effort to increase trail usage and accessibility to all Georgians.

Philanthropic Collaborative for a Healthy Georgia
$ 300,000
Support to conduct the Georgia Youth Fitness Assessment in a statewide sample of schools.

Planned Parenthood of Georgia, Inc.
$ 50,000
Core operating support to increase its capacity to provide health services to low-income women and enhance the self-sustainability of Planned Parenthood of Georgia's programs in Augusta.

Quality Care for Children
$ 25,000
Support to improve health and safety for children in family child care homes in Fulton County.

Southeast Georgia Communities Project
$ 50,000
Support to reduce morbidity and mortality related to diabetes among Latinos in three Southeast Georgia counties through culturally and linguistically appropriate education and support services.

Special Olympics Georgia
$ 8,000
Support for the Healthy Athletes Program to expand its health screening, disease prevention, healthcare and health education program offered to athletes with intellectual disabilities.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 568,000
Support to procure, install, test and deliver maintenance and equipment training, and to provide ongoing resource support for a beta test of a statewide distance learning network program.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 15,000
Support for the development of a distance learning strategy that would provide ongoing technical assistance and training opportunities to Georgia nonprofit health organizations.

The NAMES Project Foundation
$ 20,000
Core operating support to increase HIV/AIDS awareness, education, HIV testing, primary care and prevention services for youth 13-19 years of age.

Three Rivers Area Health Education Center
$ 91,000
Support to participate in a beta test of a statewide distance learning network program serving nonprofit health organizations in west central Georgia.

Three Rivers Area Health Education Center
$ 28,000
Support to provide continued access to OVID, an on-line collection of medical databases and full-text core medical journals, for over 900 practicing health professionals and health professional students across Georgia, primarily those in rural areas.

University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
$ 140,000
Support to conduct three public opinion healthcare telephone surveys in the state of Georgia.

Voices for Georgia's Children
$ 214,000
Support to develop a set of child health indicators that will be measured annually to monitor the impact of health system changes on Georgia's poorest children.

Whitefoord Community Program
$ 150,000
Support to establish a school-wide health promotion and weight-loss/fitness program for children served by the Whitefoord and Coan School Health Clinics in metropolitan Atlanta.

WordOne, a Mansell Group Company
$ 26,500
Support to document the state of health and health care in Georgia through documentary images and case stories of health care consumers, their families and health care providers.