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2013 Grantees

Advantage Behavioral Health Systems
$ 50,000
Support to expand its adolescent primary health and behavioral health programs at Athens Neighborhood Health Center (ANHC).

AID Gwinnett, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to improve clinic operations and to develop updated protocols for classifying disease codes.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 275,000
Support to plan, execute and evaluate Connections 2014 and the 2014 Joseph D. Greene Community Service Awards Program.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 54,000
Support the marketing and communication efforts of HealthTecdl programming for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program.

Bartow Health Access, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a marketing and fundraising plan that will improve organizational sustainability.

Center for Black Women's Wellness, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to execute an annual development plan and to conduct training for the board of directors.

Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
$ 46,500
Support to implement the Low Vision Clinic outreach and development project to increase billing revenue and client referrals.

Center for the Visually Impaired, Inc.
$ 3,500
Support for the execution of a succession plan resulting in the successful recruitment and placement of the President of the organization.

Childkind
$ 50,000
Support to provide home-based services for medically complex children from low-income households in Atlanta. Childkind’s services improve parents’ ability to provide care for their child and to maintain a stable home environment.

Clayton Center Community Service Board (CSB)
$ 50,000
Support to improve organizational effectiveness by implementing an Electronic Health Records (EHR) system and conducting an evaluation of EHR utilization.

Clayton County Board of Health
$ 150,000
Support to participate in Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s 2013 strategic grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You - Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Cobb Health Futures Foundation
$ 50,000
Support to implement a public health strategic communications initiative.

Cobb Health Futures Foundation
$ 150,000
Support to partner with the Cobb 2020 coalition to develop and implement local policies addressing childhood obesity, and implement a community health promotion campaign.

College of Coastal Georgia
$ 10,000
Support for its role in a statewide leadership forums titled: 2014 is Now: Addressing Healthcare Access, Cost and Quality in Georgia to be held in Atlanta Georgia, September 23, 2013 and December 12, 2013.

College of Coastal Georgia
$ 10,000
Support for its role in a statewide leadership forums titled: 2014 is Now: Addressing Healthcare Access, Cost and Quality in Georgia to be held in Atlanta Georgia, September 23, 2013 and December 12, 2013.

Community Advanced Practice Nurses, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to expand primary health care services to homeless and medically underserved women, children and youth in nine shelter-based clinic sites in Metropolitan Atlanta.

Community Catalyst, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support for its annual convening of state health policy advocates to be held in Atlanta (Emory Conference Center) in July, 2013.

Community Health Care Systems, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop an updated strategic plan and to create a new business plan for the clinic.

Cook County Family Connection
$ 150,000
Support to develop and implement local obesity related policies, and provide community educational opportunities on healthy lifestyle options.

Culture Connect, Inc.
$ 41,000
Support to streamline its current accounts system through a technology upgrade that will allow the organization to increase its capacity to serve immigrants and refugees through medical interpretation.

East Georgia Cancer Coalition
$ 50,000
Support to implement evidence-based protocols to increase cancer screenings at federally qualified health centers (FQHC) in the Athens region.

East Georgia Healthcare Center
$ 50,000
Support to develop an incentive plan, revise its compliance plan and complete a practice redesign.

Emory University
$ 2,000
Support to augment grant #1653 to Emory to provide evaluation technical assistance to a fifth grantee of the Promising Approaches to Improved Infant Health and participate in and present findings at an in-person convening.

Emory University
$ 215,000
Support to conduct a cross-site evaluation of Taking Care of You, the Foundation’s initiative funding Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes in Georgia.

Families First, Inc.
$ 50,000
Funding for its young mothers’ support program (Doula) in Atlanta and South DeKalb County.

Fayette CARE Clinic
$ 50,000
Support to convert its current electronic medical records system.

Feminist Women's Health Center
$ 50,000
Support for the Lifting Latina Voices (LLV) program.

Foothills Area Health Education Center
$ 12,000
Augmentation support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of four distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce and to sustain internal distance learning capabilities.

Free Clinic Solutions
$ 6,500
Support for the development and publication of a technical resource on free vs. low fee models of care with in Georgia’s network of charitable care clinics.

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children, Too
$ 50,000
Support for its Home Medical Equipment (HME) program.

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
$ 75,000
Support to develop and package a wide-ranging research portfolio to address Medicaid redesign, Medicaid expansion and opportunities around policy recommendations to incorporate a "health in all policies" approach.

Georgia Center for Nonprofits, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support for the participation in the evaluation of The Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Capacity Building Project and the production and delivery of evaluation information.

Georgia Charitable Care Network
$ 25,000
Support to plan, design and evaluate six HealthTecdl Webinar programs focused on safety net leadership and operation issues.

Georgia College & State University Foundation
$ 150,000
Support on behalf of the Center for Health & Social Issues (CHSI) to partner with the Live Healthy Baldwin coalition to establish local policies and environmental infrastructure changes.

Georgia Department of Public Health
$ 3,800
Support in the form of training materials for 150 public health employees to engage in management training associated with "Good to Great and Great by Choice."

Georgia Health News
$ 20,000
Support for ongoing coverage of the ACA implementation in Georgia.

Georgia Health Sciences University Foundation, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to design, deliver and evaluate Healthy Perspectives, an online interactive cultural competency education training program.

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT)
$ 25,000
Support to plan, design and evaluate six HealthTecdl webinar programs focused on telehealth education.

Georgia Perinatal Association
$ 39,000
Support for the acquisition of executive management services to carry out administrative operations, improve membership services, enhance sustainability and participate in the Foundation’s Promising Approaches to Improved Infant Health Demonstration Progr

Georgia Public Health Association
$ 15,000
Support for the 84th Annual Meeting - Journey Across Georgia: Leading the Way to Healthier Georgians.

Georgia Public Health Association
$ 3,000
Support for Board of Public Health training on accreditation.

Georgia Public Health Association, Inc.
$ 3,000
Support for Board of Public Health training on accreditation.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 150,000
Support to provide Technical Assistance (TA) support on developing and implementing policy strategies to the Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Program grantees.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 8,000
Support to conduct an analysis of Medicaid Expansion in Georgia.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 60,000
Support to create and host an academic lecture series focusing on health equity and health disparities.

Georgia Watch
$ 75,000
Support to collect hospital Community Health Needs Assessments (CHNA), analyze data on identified needs, carry out activities planned to address identified needs, and issue a report on the hospital’s actual efforts to address community needs.

Georgians for a Healthy Future
$ 75,000
Support to focus on expanding access to quality affordable health care services in Georgia through education and advocacy around the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide better quality and continuity of health care services to patients in Pickens County.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
$ 3,050
Support as a 2013 Funding Partner at a level commensurate with Foundation assets.

Grantmakers In Health
$ 4,000
Support for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s membership as a Funding Partner for 2013.

Health Education Assessment And Leadership, Inc. (HEAL)
$ 50,000
Support to enhance the Health Education and Research Program, which provides culturally relevant, community-centered health promotion and education to underserved individuals in Fulton County.

ICF Macro, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support for Year One evaluation of the Foundation’s recently released Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Childhood Obesity Prevention Program.

Lowndes County Board of Health
$ 150,000
Support to participate in Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s 2013 strategic grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You - Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Magnetic North, LLC
$ 6,000
Support for a leadership development program specifically designed for the philanthropic workforce.

Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center
$ 12,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of three distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce and to sustain its internal distance learning capabilities.

Mathews & Maxwell, Inc.
$ 80,000
Support to conduct legislative tracking and analyses relevant to state health policy issues in Georgia, and to develop a multi-purpose election guide featuring candidates for U.S Senate and their positions with respect to Georgia’s most pressing health issues.

Mercy Health Center, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide minority populations with culturally competent care by implementing evidence-based programs aimed at sustaining and expanding a systems approach to minority health improvement.

National AIDS Education & Services for Minorities, Inc. (NAESM)
$ 50,000
Support to expand its Project Impact HIV testing program in metropolitan Atlanta.

Physicians' Care Clinic
$ 12,500
Support to develop a fundraising plan and to update its website to increase its financial stability and enhance its communications with stakeholders.

Porter Novelli
$ 5,300
Support for a Foundation commissioned paper addressing key issues in Georgia's implementation of the Affordability Care Act and how these issues are most effectively presented to health plans, hospitals, provider groups, safety net, and the business community.

Porter Novelli
$ 140,000
Support to plan and convene two statewide healthcare leadership forums titled: 2014 is Now: Addressing Healthcare Access, Cost, and Quality in Georgia.

Porter Novelli
$ 175,000
Support to participate in the Healthcare Georgia Foundation 2013 strategic grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You - Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes and to conduct a social marketing outreach and education campaign in selected communities.

Primary Care of Southwest Georgia, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to expand its primary care cancer screening program to offer recommended breast and ovarian cancer genetic services to low-income women in Early and Thomas counties.

SisterLove, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to expand its HIV/AIDS testing and counseling program to include linkages to behavioral programs and primary care services for both HIV positive and high-risk HIV negative individuals in metropolitan Atlanta.

Southeastern Council of Foundations
$ 7,500
Support for 2013 membership and the Conference on Investing.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 4,300
Support for a Foundation commissioned event for the Southwest region of Georgia.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 12,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of three distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce and to sustain its internal distance learning capabilities

Southwest Public Health District
$ 150,000
Support to participate in Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s 2013 strategic grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You - Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Spring Creek Health Cooperative
$ 50,000
Support to expand the prescription assistance program for low-income uninsured and underserved patients throughout Southwest Georgia.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 65,000
Support the technology implementation, network management, network maintenance, program support and training efforts for the use of Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program, HealthTecdl.

The Carter Center, Inc.
$ 75,000
Support to strengthen policy infrastructure in Georgia to support integrated care within the safety-net healthcare system.

The Hearts and Hands Clinic, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to improve health outcomes for uninsured and low-income adults in Bulloch County by expanding its primary care program to include case management.

The Schapiro Group, Inc.
$ 58,000
Support for conducting two scientific telephone surveys to collect data on Georgia residents’ perceptions of and experiences with healthcare.

Theisen Consulting LLC
$ 10,000
Support to engage in board development and recruitment on behalf of CEPTA, a nonprofit health organization providing health education, behavioral health services and youth drug prevention programs in Georgia

Ware County Board of Health
$ 5,000
Support to address a decline in immunization coverage for children ages 19-35 months through quality improvement processes.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc.
$ 150,000
Support to conduct a health promotion and community awareness campaign to support the adoption of local complete streets policies and the construction of the Truman Linear Park non-motorized trail in Savannah, Georgia.