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2014 Grantees

Albany Advocacy Resource Center
$ 20,000
Support to develop a five-year strategic plan.

Athens Nurses Clinic
$ 42,000
Support to enhance its electronic medical records system and to provide professional development opportunities to its staff.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 40,000
Support to sustain and continue the marketing and communication efforts Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program, HealthTecdl. ( Augmentation)

BlazeSports America, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a communications plan and an evaluation plan, and to revise its organizational logic model.

Blue Ridge Area Health Education Center
$ 3,000
Support for a statewide mini-summit for nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and physician primary care educators.

Camp Kudzu
$ 50,000
Support to develop a five-year strategic plan and to conduct an evaluation of its program and fundraising activities. Camp Kudzu provides diabetes self-management education to children with Type 1 diabetes.

Cancer Coalition of South Georgia, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide cancer prevention and screening services, patient navigation and education to improve health outcomes and reduce health disparities in Terrell County, Georgia.

Center for Health Policy Development
$ 15,000
Support for the 27th Annual State Health Policy Conference, Innovations Ripe for the Picking, October 6-8, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Center for Pan Asian Community Services, Inc. (The)
$ 50,000
Support to upgrade its financial management software and electronic medical records system.

CHRIS Kids
$ 50,000
Support to coordinate its current behavioral and mental health services with access to primary care, dental and telehealth services in Fulton, DeKalb and Gwinnett counties.

Clayton County Board of Health
$ 150,000
Support to participate in Year 2 of the Foundation’s grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You – Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Cobb Health Futures Foundation
$ 100,000
Support to partner with the Cobb 2020 Coalition to implement local policies addressing childhood obesity.

Community Catalyst, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support for the Southern Health Partners meeting in Atlanta on June 25-27, 2014.

Cook County Family Connection
$ 100,000
Support to develop and implement local obesity related policies and increase community residents’ knowledge about and awareness of healthy eating and active lifestyles.

Culture Connect, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide its current medical interpreter training curriculum in an online distance learning format to expand the program statewide and to improve access to quality health care services

DeKalb County Board of Health
$ 50,000
support to continue its accreditation project to enhance the agency’s capacity to meet the standards and measures required for accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Diabetes Association of Atlanta, Inc.
$ 50,000
Funding to implement a diabetes prevention and control program in Metropolitan Atlanta.

Emory University
$ 7,000
Support to develop and produce a series of webinars aimed to equip public health practitioners, community leaders, and health educators in the implementation of evidence-based approaches to community practice.

Emory University
$ 400,000
Support to implement the sustainability phase of the school-based health center initiative in three elementary schools.

Emory University
$ 50,000
Support to develop professional-quality video modules to train Board of Health (BOH) members in Georgia to effectively fulfill their critical roles in public health governance.

Enroll America
$ 75,000
Support on behalf of the Atlanta office to expand a health insurance community outreach and education program to consumers across Georgia.

Experion Healthcare Group
$ 3,000
Support to develop and publish a technical manual on working with "outside evaluators."

Family Health International 360
$ 52,000
Support to provide social marketing and communication training, and technical assistance to the Childhood Obesity Prevention Program grantees.

First Choice Primary Care, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to provide more effective chronic disease management services by providing staff cultural competency training and enhancing patient engagement strategies in Bibb County.

Foothills Area Health Education Center
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, to produce five distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce, and to sustain internal distance learning capabilities.

Georgia Budget and Policy Institute
$ 75,000
Support to engage in health policy advocacy, research and analysis designed to educate state leaders, consumers and advocacy organizations on Medicaid expansion.

Georgia Charitable Care Network
$ 75,000
Support to conduct an assessment of the impact of the services provided by free and charitable clinics in Georgia.

Georgia Charitable Care Network
$ 3,500
Support for the GCCN Board Training

Georgia Charitable Care Network
$ 10,000
Support to plan, design and evaluate three HealthTecdl webinar programs focused on safety net clinic leadership and operation issues.

Georgia College & State University Foundation
$ 100,000
Support on behalf of the Center for Health & Social Issues to partner with the Live Healthy Baldwin Coalition to create local policies and environmental changes designed to enable residents to make choosing a healthy lifestyle an easy and safe option in Baldwin County.

Georgia Hospital Association
$ 75,000
Support to expand implementation of a hospital care coordination program in Georgia.

Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation
$ 50,000
Support to expand its mobile clinic vision services program to Richmond and Sumter counties.

Georgia Partnership for TeleHealth (GPT)
$ 10,000
Support to plan, design and evaluate two additional HealthTecdl webinar programs focused on telehealth education. (Augmentation)

Georgia Public Health Association
$ 15,000
Support for the GPHA 85th Annual Meeting and Conference, March 10-11, 2014 in Atlanta Georgia.

Georgia Rural Health Association, Inc.
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of five distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 125,000
Support to provide technical assistance for implementing policy strategies associated with the Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Program grantees.

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 3,000
Support to produce a publication focused on building evaluation capacity within nonprofit organizations.

Good Samaritan Health Center of Cobb
$ 50,000
Support to provide high risk patients with access to chronic disease prevention services at its clinic.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
$ 3,050
Support for 2014 annual membership.

Grantmakers In Health
$ 12,000
Support for its 2014 Annual Meeting on Health Philanthropy-"The Power of Voice" to be held in Atlanta March 5-7, 2014.

Grantmakers In Health
$ 4,600
Support for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s membership as a Funding Partner for 2014.

Gwinnett County Board of Health
$ 50,000
Support to continue its accreditation project to enhance the agency’s capacity to meet the standards and measures required for accreditation by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).

Highland Nonprofit Consulting, LLC
$ 75,000
Funding to plan and conduct an evaluation of the first two years of the Foundation’s Direct Services Grant Program.

ICF Macro, Inc.
$ 200,000
Support for Year Two of the Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Program.

Lowndes County Board of Health
$ 150,000
Support to participate in Year 2 of the Foundation’s grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You – Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

Lowndes County Partnership for Health
$ 50,000
Support for implementation of a chronic disease prevention program within five African-American churches in Lowndes County.

Magnolia Coastlands Area Health Education Center
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of five distance learning programs designed to strengthen Georgia’s health care workforce and to sustain its internal distance learning capabilities.

Mathews & Maxwell, Inc.
$ 25,000
Support for the design and implementation of an informational program to inform individuals in state government who most directly impact the policies, programs, and budgets affecting rural health in Georgia.

Medbank Foundation, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a strategic plan and to support leadership staff to manage the organization’s growth.

Mercy Medical Clinic And Foundation Inc.
$ 50,000
Support on behalf of the Compassionate Care Dental Clinic (CCDC) to support an expansion of its dental program in Southeast Georgia.

Messages of Empowerment Productions
$ 75,000
Support to plan and conduct an evaluation of the first two years of the Foundation’s General Operating Grant Program.

Messages of Empowerment Productions
$ 3,000
Support to develop and publish a technical manual on best practices in the evaluation of community-based programs focusing on underserved populations.

Morehouse School of Medicine, Inc.
$ 125,000
Support for the launch of its Alumni Learning Community, a vehicle for sustainable alumni engagement, recruitment and retention of students into health professions, increased workforce diversity and promotion of health literacy in underserved communities.

New Horizons Community Service Board
$ 40,000
Support to upgrade its Health Information Technology (HIT) system.

Porter Novelli
$ 150,000
Support to participate in in Year 2 of the Foundation’s 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.

Prevent Blindness Georgia
$ 50,000
Support to provide free vision exams and retinal screenings to uninsured adults at-risk for glaucoma and to implement database upgrades to better track patient outcomes.

Southeastern Council of Foundations
$ 8,000
Support for 2014 membership and the Conference on Investing.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of five 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 Year 2 of the Foundation’s grantmaking initiative titled: Taking Care of You – Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

St. Jude's Recovery Center, Inc.
$ 37,000
Support to develop a strategic plan and to conduct a community environmental scan.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 40,000
Support for the technology implementation, network management, network maintenance, program support and training efforts for the use of Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program, HealthTecdl. (Augmentation)

The Family Center of Columbus, Inc.
$ 17,000
Support to upgrade its client management software system.

The Samaritan Counseling Center of Southwest Georgia
$ 30,000
Support to fully implement an electronic medical records system, develop a sustainability plan and provide continuing education to its counselors.

The Schapiro Group, Inc.
$ 30,000
Support to develop, conduct, analyze, and share results from a statewide, scientific survey collecting follow-up data on Georgia residents’ perceptions of and experiences with health care access, cost, and quality.

United Way of the CSRA
$ 21,000
Support to implement a new data software system and to provide training to staff, partner agencies, board and volunteers.

University of Georgia Foundation
$ 15,000
Support for the State of Public Health Conference, a signature conference for the University of Georgia College of Public Health.

Valley Healthcare System, Inc.
$ 45,000
Support to develop a marketing and communications campaign.

Visiting Nurse Health System
$ 48,000
Support to provide specialized training to home health and hospice nurses in caring for patients with advanced cardiovascular disease.

Voices for Georgia's Children
$ 75,000
support to implement a policy agenda addressing the health care needs of children in Georgia.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc.
$ 100,000
Support to conduct a health promotion and community awareness campaign to support the adoption of local complete streets policies to facilitate construction of the Truman Linear Park Non-Motorized Trail in Savannah.