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2012 Grantees

Athens Nurses Clinic
$ 19,400
Support to provide professional development opportunities to key staff, to increase its interaction with community organizations and to complete the integration of its electronic medical records system.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 60,000
Support for the marketing and communication efforts of HealthTecdl programming for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 10,000
Support to initiate planning for Connections 2014, Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s conference for grantees and partner organizations.

Be The Match Foundation
$ 10,000
Support to provide strategic planning and leadership training for the Georgia office’s Leadership Council.

Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center
$ 10,000
Support for the production of six distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s healthcare workforce and sustain their internal distance learning capabilities.

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a strategic plan, to enhance IT infrastructure and to conduct professional development activities for staff.

Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism
$ 6,000
support for Health Journalism 2012 and the Georgia Health Journalism Fellowship program

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
$ 5,000
The Center On Budget and Policy Priorities requests support to present an analysis of Medicaid Expansion to Georgia’s healthcare community on September 20, 2012.

Christ Community Health Services Augusta, Inc.
$ 43,000
Support to strengthen and sustain its electronic medical record capabilities and to enhance its informational technology infrastructure.

Clayton County Board of Health
$ 80,000
Support to strengthen its home visitation and family planning services by hiring a perinatal case management nurse and a health educator.

COMMUNITY EVALUATION SOLUTIONS, INC.
$ 115,000
Support for a two-phase evaluation of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Capacity Building Program.

Community Health Mission, Inc.
$ 42,000
Support to upgrade its electronic medical records (EMR) system to improve quality of care, to interchange data between other safety net providers and to better track and monitor patient outcomes.

DeKalb County Board of Health
$ 112,500
Support to design, implement and evaluate an accreditation project to enhance the agency’s capacity to meet the standards and measures required for accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

East Central Health District
$ 80,000
Support for the development of programs and services designed to increase access to risk appropriate prenatal care, preventative care, case managers, and home visitation.

Emory University
$ 50,000
Support for the Foundation’s recently released Request for Proposals (RFP) entitled Promising Approaches to Improved Infant Health.

Emory University
$ 500,000
Support to implement a school-based health center demonstration project in three elementary schools in Georgia.

Emory University
$ 80,000
Support for the review and analysis of birth data archives for the last 12 years in order to refine, update and streamline metrics and data collection methods; to improve quality of care; and to develop training modules to educate providers on using new data collection tools.

First Step Staffing, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support for an associate director to assume the responsibility of development and marketing.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Inc.
$ 128,000
Support for completing and evaluation of Phase IV and support for Phase V of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Capacity Building Project.

Georgia Center for Oncology Research and Education (GA-CORE)
$ 7,500
Support for the "Best and Promising Practices in Quality Cancer Care" scheduled for November 27, 2012 at the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center in Atlanta.

Georgia Coalition Against Domestic Violence
$ 48,000
Support to provide training to the Public Health District health care providers and domestic violence shelters in Southwest Georgia.

Georgia Community Support And Solutions, Inc.
$ 49,500
Support to strengthen its communications, public relations and development/fundraising capacity.

Georgia Department of Public Health
$ 25,000
Support for the statewide Georgia Perinatal Health meeting on October 1-2, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Georgia Legal Services Program, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to continue and expand its existing Health Benefits Hotline to serve rural low-income residents in 34 southeast Georgia counties.

Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation
$ 3,500
Support for the expansion of vision/hearing clinics in Athens, Newnan, and Marietta, Georgia.

Georgia Rural Health Association, Inc.
$ 25,000
Support to plan, design and evaluate five HealthTecdl programs focused on rural health issues, the needs of the rural health workforce and rural health policy priorities in Georgia.

Georgia Southern University Research and Service Foundation, Inc.
$ 65,000
Support on behalf of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health to provide technical assistance to the two public health districts selected for funding through Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Georgia Public Health District Accreditation Pilot Program.

Georgia Southern University Research and Service Foundation, Inc.
$ 60,000
Support on behalf of the Jiann-Ping Hsu College of Public Health to complete the cross-site and site-specific evaluation of the Georgia Childhood Asthma Management Program and to publish and disseminate the evaluation results.

Georgia State University - Institute of Public Health
$ 100,000
Support to conduct environmental scans of local policy and capacity in Georgia to address community-based childhood obesity prevention.

Georgia Statewide AHEC Network Program Office
$ 10,000
Support for the production of six distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s healthcare workforce and sustain their internal distance learning capabilities.

Good News Clinics
$ 50,000
Support for an enhanced adult diabetes education program including the provision of bilingual nutrition classes by a licensed dietician.

Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb
$ 46,000
Support to enhance the quality of primary health care services for patients at its clinic.

Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett
$ 48,000
Support to achieve National Committee for Quality Assurance recognition as a patient-centered medical home.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
$ 2,875
Support as a 2012 Funding Partner at a level commensurate with Foundation assets.

Grantmakers In Health
$ 4,000
Support as a 2012 Funding Partner at a level commensurate with Foundation assets.

Grants Managers Network
$ 2,650
Support for the 2013 Annual Conference (Waves of Change Oceans of Opportunity) to be held March 18-20, 2012 in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Group Health Research Institute - Center for Community Health and Evaluation
$ 110,000
Support for Phase III and completed development and implementation of the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Evaluation Resource Center (ERC), serving nonprofit health organizations throughout Georgia. .

Group Health Research Institute - Center for Community Health and Evaluation
$ 3,000
Support to publish a monograph tailored for nonprofits focusing on Health Impact Assessments (HIA).

Gwinnett County Board of Health
$ 112,500
Support to hire an accreditation coordinator to coordinate and oversee the accreditation application process and to provide ongoing accreditation support for the Georgia Public Health District Accreditation Pilot Program.

Hayslett Group, LLC
$ 50,000
Support to execute a statewide advocacy campaign to advance public health in Georgia.

Health Education Assessment And Leadership, Inc. (HEAL)
$ 42,000
Support for the salary of the clinic administrator to manage the daily operations of the clinic.

HealthMPowers, Inc.
$ 31,000
Support to adapt and expand its comprehensive school health intervention program through the use of distance learning technology to provide training for school teachers and staff to improve healthy social and physical environments.

Hope Health Clinic of Spalding County
$ 42,000
Support to assist with implementing quality health care improvement processes.

Kingdom Care, Inc.
$ 40,000
Support for the expansion of existing direct health care services for low-income, uninsured and underinsured residents of Brantley, Charlton, Clinch, Piece and Ware counties.

Lowndes County Board of Health
$ 74,000
Support to sustain the Baby LUV (Lowndes Unique Victories) program designed to improve birth outcomes and to reduce infant mortality and low both rates for pregnant African-American women with multiple risk factors.

Mathews & Maxwell, Inc.
$ 25,000
Support to conduct legislative tracking and analyses for the Foundation and to provide education to key policy makers and health advocates.

Medbank Foundation, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to expand its on-site clinical and pharmaceutical model into Effingham and Liberty counties.

Memorial Health University Medical Center, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to enhance its Memorial Emergency Department Community Resource Program.

Mission Wise
$ 18,200
Support for the development of a prototype business model for the adoption and modification by organizations participating in Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s distance learning program, HealthTecdl.

North Central Health District
$ 80,000
Support for the enhancement of existing maternal and infant care programs focusing on breastfeeding, safe sleep practices, and prevention of unintentional injuries among high risk underserved populations.

Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to implement a Community Health Worker-Promotoras de Salud program in Whitfield and Murray counties.

Pediatric Foundation of Georgia
$ 50,000
Support for provider education efforts targeting reductions in vaccine preventable disease, infant mortality, and the promotion of breast feeding among high risk underserved populations in Georgia.

Planned Parenthood Southeast, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to implement an electronic practice management system (EPM).

Porter Novelli
$ 66,000
Support to conduct a needs assessment for a public health journal and support to develop a model for managing a peer-reviewed Georgia-based journal.

Porter Novelli
$ 82,000
Support for a marketing campaign on infant mortality.

Porter Novelli
$ 9,300
Support to document the results of Foundation sponsored deliberations regarding Medicaid Expansion in Georgia.

Positive Impact, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to expand its HIV counseling, testing and linkage services to high risk men.

Prevent Blindness Georgia
$ 44,100
Support to develop a succession plan, to conduct leadership training for staff and to conduct administrative reorganization.

Public Health Law Center
$ 5,000
Support for the 2012 Public Health Law Conference: Practical Approaches to Critical Challenges to be held October 10-12, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Saint Joseph's Mercy Care Services, Inc.
$ 48,000
Support to implement a health promotion program designed to facilitate early detection and treatment of diabetes at its Atlanta clinic.

Southeastern Council of Foundations
$ 7,000
To support membership to the Southeastern Council of Foundations for 2012.

Southwest Public Health District
$ 17,000
Support to conduct an evaluation of the Dougherty County Health Department’s Centering Pregnancy.

Southwest Public Health District
$ 80,000
Support to strengthen capacity and sustain its Centering Pregnancy program.

Tanner Medical Center, Inc.
$ 46,000
Support to provide comprehensive diabetes health education to its inpatients, targeting vulnerable populations experiencing health disparities.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 19,000
Support for the design, development and deployment of an online interactive Information Technology (IT) assessment tool that will provide online technology planning resources and assessments for health nonprofits.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 130,000
Support for the technology implementation, network management, network maintenance, program support and training efforts for the use of HealthTecdl for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program

The Health Initiative, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a sustainability plan, create a marketing and communications plan, and to provide professional development for staff and board members.

The Schapiro Group, Inc.
$ 4,500
Support for the 2012 Georgia Legislative Poll and polling data on priority health issues in Georgia.

The Schapiro Group, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support to develop a publication/tool designed to help nonprofit health organizations effectively utilize public opinion research.

United Way of the Coastal Empire, Inc.
$ 60,000
Support for an on-line, web-based, customizable information system to conduct community needs assessments and improve community health.

University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support to develop content for a publication on Storytelling for Evaluation.

University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide evaluation for the School-Based Health Center (SBHC).

Voices for Georgia's Children
$ 100,000
Support to strengthen local and state capacity to advocate for improved child health in Georgia.

Whitefoord Community Program
$ 50,000
Support to build its capacity through branding and marketing of its school-based health centers for underserved children and families living in metropolitan Atlanta.

Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a strategic plan and a sustainability plan, to upgrade computer software/database, and to conduct a staff and board strategic planning workshop.