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Grantees

2015 Grantees

AIDS Athens, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop a strategic marketing and communications plan, provide professional development training to staff, and purchase an electronic document management system.

All About Developmental Disabilities
$ 15,000
Support to conduct an environmental scan and to develop a strategic plan.

American College of Rheumatology
$ 50,000
Support to expand its lupus awareness campaign to communities and providers in Southwest Georgia.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 56,000
Support to sustain and continue the marketing and communication efforts for Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program, HealthTecdl.

Avatar Communications, Inc.
$ 63,900
Support to manage the Joseph D. Greene Community Service Awards program and the branding activities related to the communications efforts associated with Connections 2016.

Boat People SOS-Atlanta
$ 50,000
Support to reduce chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular diseases among underserved Asian Americans.

Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Atlanta, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to implement a mental health counseling program for Hispanic/Latino clients.

Chatham County Safety Net Planning Council Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to implement the Campaign for Healthy Kids and Families to enroll children in Georgia’s public health insurance programs.

Christ Community Health Services Augusta, Inc.
$ 25,000
Support to implement the eClinical Works Care Coordination Module.

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

Clinic for Education, Treatment, and Prevention of Addiction
$ 5,000
Support to host an onsite training and consultation on collaborative documentation.

Cobb Health Futures Foundation
$ 75,000
Support to partner with Cobb 2020 to implement local policies addressing childhood obesity.

Community Catalyst, Inc.
$ 5,000
Support for the Southern Health Partners convening scheduled on June 17-19, 2015 in Atlanta.

Cook County Family Connection
$ 75,000
Support to develop and implement local obesity-related policies and to increase community residents’ knowledge about and awareness of healthy eating and active life.

Emory University
$ 200,000
Support to implement Year One activities associated with executing a physical activity and academic performance research project.

Emory University
$ 150,000
Support for the provision of technical assistance and external evaluation for Years 3 and 4 of Taking Care of You – Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes in Georgia.

Foothills Area Health Education Center
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, to produce five distance learning programs addressing rural health and healthcare, and designed to address Georgia’s healthcare workforce.

Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential
$ 50,000
Support to implement a comprehensive social media communications campaign.

Georgia Charitable Care Network Inc.
$ 100,000
Support to design and execute a small grant funding program for free and charitable safety net clinics across Georgia to adapt to the changing healthcare landscape.

Georgia College & State University Foundation
$ 75,000
Support on behalf of the Center for Health & Social Issues to partner with the Live Healthy Baldwin Coalition to create local policies & environmental changes designed to enable residents in Baldwin County to make choosing a healthy lifestyle an easy and safe option.

Georgia Health News
$ 50,000
Support to deliver critical information on public health and health care in Georgia to consumers and policymakers statewide through journalism and other online communications.

Georgia Hospital Association Research and Education Foundation
$ 15,000
Support for the 2015 Rural Health Annual Meeting scheduled for August 26-28, 2015 in St. Simons, Georgia.

Georgia Public Health Association
$ 12,000
The 86th Annual GPHA Meeting & Conference of the Georgia Public Health Association April 13 & 14, 2014 at the Hilton Atlanta in downtown Atlanta, GA

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 130,000
Support to provide technical assistance for implementing policy strategies associated with the Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Program (COPP) grantees

Georgia State University Research Foundation
$ 7,300
Support to publish two technical assistance briefs on the topics of: "Systems Thinking and ST Tools," and "GIS and the Power of Maps."

Georgia Watch
$ 75,000
Support to establish an Intersectoral Community Health Improvement Collaborative (Collaborative) to develop a series of workshops to educate a cross section of stakeholders representing rural communities on the current health care landscape in Georgia.

Georgians for a Healthy Future
$ 75,000
Support to develop an intersectoral coalition focused on addressing social determinants of health through policy and advocacy.

Georgians for a Healthy Future
$ 5,000
Support for the first annual Consumer Health Impact Awards.

Glynn County Board of Health
$ 52,500
Support to develop and complete community health assessments and community health improvement plans, establish and monitor a system of performance management, and develop quality improvement practices and processes.

Good News Clinics
$ 50,000
Support to provide diagnostic imaging services and specialty treatment for mammograms and colonoscopies via the Health Access Program (HAP).

Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett
$ 50,000
Support to provide intensive diabetes self-management services to high-risk uninsured patients in Gwinnett County.

Good Samaritan Health Center, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to hire a dedicated finance staff person to increase revenues from insurance reimbursements and manage the organization’s financial operations.

Grantmakers for Effective Organizations
$ 3,050
Support for Grantmakers for Effective Organizations annual membership for 2015

Grantmakers In Health
$ 4,500
Support for Partner Membership renewal for Healthcare Georgia Foundation for the Period 2015-2016

Greater Hall Chamber Foundation
$ 10,000
Support for Vision 2030 Healthcare Initiative Consortium.

Group Health Research Institute - Center for Community Health and Evaluation
$ 11,500
Support to plan, conduct and report the results of a 2015 Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grantee and Applicant Survey.

Houston County Board of Health
$ 52,500
Support to implement a community health improvement plan, develop an agency strategic plan, create a workforce development plan and select a performance management system.

ICF Macro, Inc.
$ 200,000
Support to evaluate Year Three of the Foundation’s Childhood Obesity Prevention Program.

Innovative Solutions for Disadvantage & Disability
$ 50,000
Support to provide a medical home for homeless children in metropolitan Atlanta.

Jewish Family & Career Services Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to develop and complete an evaluation of health services and partnerships at the Ben Massell Dental Clinic.

Laurens County Board of Health
$ 52,500
Support to conduct community health assessments for each of the ten counties that encompass the South Central Health District.

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

Macon Volunteer Clinic, Inc.
$ 15,000
Support to update its donor database software in order to strengthen its resource development and community outreach capacity.

Magnetic North LLC
$ 9,000
Develop and produce a succession plan for the position of President, Healthcare Georgia Foundation.

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

Mathews & Maxwell, Inc.
$ 75,000
Support for policy, advocacy and constituency building activities aligned with the Healthcare Georgia Foundation Two Georgias Initiative.

MItchell Meetings
$ 285,000
Support to plan, execute and evaluate Connections 2016.

Multi-Agency Alliance for Children
$ 75,000
Support to partner with Voices for Georgia’s Children to develop a video consisting of eight vignettes to educate a cross section of stakeholders on health policy issues relavant to children, and to identify opportunities for partnerships to address issues.

National Council for Behavioral Health
$ 5,000
Support for the development and measurement of key performance indicators for CETPA professional staff representing clinical, administrative and prevention services.

Odyssey Family Counseling Center
$ 44,000
Support to maintain and build new relationships, upgrade computer software, update its website and develop marketing materials.

Opinion Savvy
$ 10,200
Support to plan, implement, and analyze two public opinion polls focusing on rural health and healthcare in Georgia.

Physicians' Care Clinic
$ 21,000
Support to develop a succession plan for the senior administrator of the clinic, and to create marketing/communications tools to increase PCC’s visibility within DeKalb County.

Porter Novelli
$ 30,000
Support to plan and execute a Taking Care of You statewide convening of medical and public health leaders in an effort to find ways to reduce infant mortality in Georgia and highlight best practices.

Porter Novelli
$ 125,000
Support to participate in Year Three of the Foundation’s grantmaking initiative, 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.

SisterLove, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support to expand the Testing and Linkage to Care for All (TLC4ALL) program to include testing, counseling and access to medical and social services for high risk youth and LGBTQ youth living in Metropolitan Atlanta.

South Georgia Medical Education and Research Consortium
$ 50,000
Support to develop a five-year strategic plan.

Southeastern Council of Foundations
$ 9,600
Support for 2015 annual membership, including active engagement in the Hull Fellows Program and Health Legacy Foundation meetings and events.

Southwest Georgia Area Health Education Center (SOWEGA-AHEC)
$ 20,000
Support for participation in HealthTecdl, including the production of five distance learning programs addressing rural health and healthcare and designed to strengthen Georgia’s healthcare workforce.

Southwest Public Health District
$ 150,000
support to participate in Year Three of the Foundation’s grantmaking initiative, Taking Care of You – Evidence-Based Approaches to Reducing Adverse Birth Outcomes.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 50,000
Support for technology implementation, network management, network maintenance, program support and training efforts for the use of Healthcare Georgia Foundation’s Distance Learning program, HealthTecdl.

TechBridge, Inc.
$ 2,500
Support to conduct a technology assessment coupled with IT planning for Medshare- a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving healthcare through the efficient recovery and redistribution of surplus medical supplies and equipment.

Troup County Board of Health
$ 52,500
Support to conduct community health assessments and to create quality improvement and workforce development plans.

University of Georgia Foundation
$ 12,000
Support for the 2015 State of Public Health Conference.

YMCA of Coastal Georgia, Inc.
$ 75,000
Support to conduct a health promotion and community awareness campaign to support the implementation of local Complete Streets policies to facilitate construction of the Truman Linear Park Non-Motorized Trail in Savannah.