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2006 Grantees

AID Atlanta
$ 100,000
Support to enhance sexually transmitted disease and HIV prevention services for men attending AID Atlanta's Men's STD clinic in metropolitan Atlanta.

Albany Area Primary Health Care, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to provide comprehensive geriatric medical services to the residents of Baker, Calhoun, Dougherty, Lee and Terrell counties.

Atlanta Regional Health Forum, Inc.
$ 60,000
Support to strengthen the Atlanta Regional Health Forum's ability to implement its strategic plan and monitor improvements in health in the metropolitan Atlanta region.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 10,000
Support for the design and media placement of information about children's health care and health coverage in Georgia.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 4,500
Support for the design and execution of communication efforts for HealthTecdl.

BlazeSports America, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to develop and implement a community and a school-based physical activity and nutrition program for disabled children (K-8) in two Georgia communities.

BoardWalk Consulting LLC
$ 4,500
Support to plan and conduct a distance learning workshop on nonprofit board development.

Carl Vinson Institute of Government, University of Georgia
$ 25,000
Support to conduct an economic impact analysis of Georgia nonprofit organizations that are engaged in health and health care.

Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to increase organizational capacity to participate in a Medicare Low Vision Rehabilitation Demonstration Project.

Down Syndrome Association of Atlanta
$ 90,000
Support to implement the Asociacion Hispana de Sindrome de Down de Atlanta (AHSDA) program in metropolitan Atlanta.

East Georgia Healthcare Center
$ 8,000
Support to conduct camp site visits and provide primary healthcare to migrant and seasonal farmworkers in Tattnall and Toombs counties.

Emory University - Office of Sponsored Programs
$ 90,000
Support for an analysis of health care spending for children in Georgia.

Emory University - Office of Sponsored Programs
$ 120,000
Support for a statewide conference on health literacy, a 'train-the-trainer' literacy workshop and a health and health care profile of Georgia's children and youth.

Foundation Center-Atlanta
$ 6,000
Support for a day-long capacity building training program for nonprofit health organizations in rural central Georgia.

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
$ 360,000
Support to analyze Georgia budget and tax policies that affect health and access to health care, and to conduct a retreat for health policy analysts in Georgia.

Georgia Free Clinic Network Inc.
$ 200,000
Core operating and project support to establish an organizational home for free clinics providing access to quality and affordable health care for Georgia's medically underserved.

Georgia Health Policy Center
$ 10,000
Support to engage pertinent stakeholders in facilitated discussions to gain a better understanding of Georgia's school nursing/school health issues and identify possible solutions and strategies for addressing these issues.

Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc.
$ 78,500
Support to implement a health advocacy outreach program for individuals with physical and developmental disabilities in Northwest Georgia.

Georgia State University - Institute of Public Health
$ 190,000
Support to develop and test the efficacy and cost effectiveness of a community-based participatory research strategy designed to reduce inappropriate use of emergency medical services (EMS) and emergency department (ED) services [SEE DESCRIPTION]

Goodwin Community Health Center, Inc.
$ 145,000
Support to plan for implementation of a multi-share health care coverage program in three Coastal Georgia counties.

Grantmakers In Health
$ 7,500
Support for a meeting at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, On the Front Lines of Public Health, on May 18-19, 2006.

Health Care Central Georgia, Inc.
$ 145,000
Support to plan for implementation of a multi-share health care coverage program in seven central Georgia counties.

HealthMPowers, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to implement a school-based health education physical activity and nutrition program for elementary and middle school youth in Walton and Greene counties.

Inner Summit, Inc.
$ 90,000
Support to implement the Pearls of Wisdom health education program in Columbus and Savannah, Georgia.

Institute for the Study of Disadvantage and Disability, Inc.
$ 20,000
Support for graduate level research on the health implications of poverty and disability, to be presented to local universities, community leaders and policymakers at a one-day conference in Atlanta.

Lawson Neel MedBank, Inc.
$ 40,000
Support to expand a prescription drug assistance program in Thomas County, Georgia.

Lowndes County Board of Health
$ 150,000
Support to implement a health education program to increase physical activity and nutrition in Valdosta County Middle School and Lowndes County Middle School.

Mercy Health Center, Inc.
$ 43,000
Support to deliver a health education program in Athens, Georgia.

Morehouse School of Medicine, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support for the Sixth Annual Primary Care and Prevention Conference and Eleventh Annual HeLa Women's Health Conference to be held September 11-13, 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia.

National Academy of Sciences
$ 185,000
Support the health disparities roundtable - a series of national and regional convenings on health disparities including an Atlanta symposium on measuring programs that address health disparities.

Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, Inc.
$ 145,000
Support to plan for implementation of a multi-share health care coverage program in two Northwest Georgia counties.

Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to implement a school-based health education physical activity and nutrition program in Murray, Whitfield and Dalton public schools.

Porter Novelli
$ 116,000
Support to conduct qualitative research to assess the opportunities to advance the health of children and adolescents in Georgia.

Porter Novelli
$ 10,000
Support to conduct a training session on strategic communications for nonprofit health organizations in Georgia.

Reece & Associates
$ 175,000
Support to educate policymakers on the need for enhanced trauma care, and the value of a comprehensive statewide trauma network.

San Francisco Foundation
$ 10,000
Support for the Diversity and Philanthropy Project Phase II and the implementation of a multi-year, peer support campaign on diversity issues.

Southeast Health District
$ 175,000
Support to provide intensive nursing case management services to high-risk pregnant women and their infants in southeast Georgia.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 50,000
Provide support to update the Health Careers in Georgia manual.

Southwest Georgia Community Health Institute
$ 150,000
Support to implement a school-based physical activity and nutrition program for middle school students in Albany, Georgia.

$ 7,800
Support to conduct two capacity building plays for Healthcare Georgia Foundation as part of its Connections 2006 conference.

TCC Group, Inc.
$ 12,000
Support to provide facilitation, consulting and coaching services to the Foundation and local healthcare funders to increase understanding of how to build the capacity of grantees and to evaluate the Foundation's grantmaking priority areas and programs.

The Carter Center, Inc.
$ 8,000
Support for the Twenty-Second Annual Rosalyn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy - 'Disaster Mental Health in the Wake of Hurricane Katrina' to be held November 8-9, 2006 in Atlanta, GA.

Tri-County Health System, Inc.
$ 12,000
Support for a feasibility study to determine stakeholder support for a new community healthcare center that will serve low income residents of Warren, Glascock, Taliaferro and Hancock counties.

University of Georgia - Georgia Center for Obesity and Related Disorders
$ 275,000
Support to provide program evaluation and technical assistance support to Foundation grantees participating in the Childhood Physical Activity and Nutrition Grant Program (CPAN).

Women's Policy Education Fund
$ 56,000
Support to streamline and maintain HealthTRAK, an online legislative tracking system, and strengthen the capacity of the organization.

WordOne, a Mansell Group Company
$ 5,000
Support to design and layout a brochure of 12 profiles, portraits and actions shots collected by Betsey Russell and Billy Howard.

YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta
$ 150,000
Support to expand implementation of a school-based physical activity and nutrition program for elementary students in Coweta, Fayette and Henry Counties.