Health Forward awards $359,800 in applicant defined grants

Kansas City, MO - The Health Forward Foundation (Health Forward) has awarded nine nonprofit organizations a total of $359,800 in applicant defined grants during the month of May.

Health Forward reviewed 18 proposals totaling $1,098,514 for this funding round.

The following grants were awarded in May 2018:

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[efsth_column]Descripción de la subvención[/efsth_column]
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[efsrow_column]Grupo ad hoc contra la delincuencia[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$65,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To reduce the impact of trauma due to violence among people of color in economically-distressed neighborhoods by supporting a range of mental health services.[/efsrow_column]
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[efsrow_column]American Heart Association[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$25,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To provide clients with blood pressure monitoring, healthy lifestyle nudges, self-management reminders, and additional health and well-being resources.[/efsrow_column]
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[efsrow_column]Distrito escolar de Belton #124[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$35,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To achieve improved public health within the Belton School District and Cass County by providing behavioral health services in a school setting.[/efsrow_column]
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[efsrow_column]Harvesters[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$25,000 [/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To provide weekend meals to food-insecure children, ensuring they return to school nourished and ready to learn.[/efsrow_column]
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[efsrow_column]Metro Organization For Racial And Economic Equity [/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$35,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To provide program support to achieve the passage of the Healthy Homes rental housing inspection ordinance for the 220,000 people in Kansas City rental housing.
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[efsrow_column]Missouri Health Care For All[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$60,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To support statewide leadership on grassroots health advocacy, policy advocacy in support of consumer health access, grassroots organizing, and statewide consumer story collection.
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[efsrow_column]Servicios de conciliación[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$60,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To support core organizational improvements, strategic plan development, accounting system upgrades, Certified Public Accountant oversight, and completion of an annual audit.[/efsrow_column]
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[efsrow_column]Servicios sanitarios Riverview[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]$35,000[/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To help vulnerable people with chronic conditions through the development of an in-clinic medication assistance program.
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[efsrow_column]Street Medicine Kansas City
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[efsrow_column]$19,800 [/efsrow_column]
[efsrow_column]To support nursing care for a homeless population in need of medical and behavioral care in the Kansas City metro area.[/efsrow_column]
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Las subvenciones definidas por los solicitantes se revisan y conceden mensualmente. Estas subvenciones permiten a las organizaciones definir sus propias necesidades inmediatas de subvención en relación con la misión, la población destinataria y el área de servicio de Health Forward. Las organizaciones pueden presentar su solicitud una vez al año y tienen un límite de $75.000. En 2018, Health Forward concederá aproximadamente $4 millones en subvenciones definidas por el solicitante.

"Estamos orgullosos de asociarnos con estas organizaciones para eliminar las disparidades sanitarias en nuestras comunidades más necesitadas", ha declarado la doctora Bridget McCandless, Presidenta y Directora Ejecutiva de Health Forward.

Más información sobre Health Forward subvenciones definidas por el solicitante.