St. Luke’s Health Initiatives’ 2008 grants are:
- Arizona Facts of Life, receiving $15,000 to engage community support services for participants in the Arizona Facts of Life program.
- Arizona Hands and Voices, receiving $10,000 to assist in community outreach for parents whose children are deaf or hard of hearing.
- Arizona Health Facilities Authority, receiving $150,000 to support local primary care planning in medically underserved areas by providing technical assistance and a small grant program.
- Arizona Town Hall, receiving $16,000 to fund the “Arizona Health Dialogues” project.
- AZ Lost Boys Center, receiving $50,000 to support the development and further evolution of a culturally relevant health outreach program.
- Cancer Workout Center, receiving $18,000 to train personal trainers and exercise instructors in working with cancer patients.
- CASA, receiving $25,000 to fund the “The Power of One More” initiative.
- Concilio Latino de Salud, receiving $73,000 to support the community-based “Wells of Wellness” project.
- FIBCO Family Services, receiving $98,620 to support the development of the Village/Community Wells program.
- Interfaith Worker Justice of Arizona, receiving $25,000 to support workers’ health and safety education.
- Maricopa Partnership for Arts and Culture, receiving $60,000 to support a pilot arts-based intervention program for individuals with Alzheimer’s disease.
- Neighbors Who Care, Inc., receiving $40,345 to develop a caregiver support program.
- NJF Center for Caregivers, Inc., receiving $30,000 to develop an organizational sustainability plan.
- Organization for Nonprofit Executives (ONE), receiving $10,000 to create a Nonprofit Leadership Academy.
- Pediatric Foundation of Arizona, receiving $10,000 to implement a nutrition and physical activity mapping project.
- Phoenix Revitalization Corporation, receiving $30,000 to support a community building process in the Central City South community.
- PSA Behavioral Health Agency, receiving $18,000 to create and implement “The Next Step” project, a consumer-run expressive arts business.
- Rebuilding Together Valley of the Sun, Inc., receiving $30,000 to implement senior fall prevention services.
- Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic, receiving $10,000 to purchase specialized audio players for low-income, visually impaired individuals.
- Rehoboth CDC, receiving $50,000 to fund community development in the Canyon Corridor neighborhood.
- Templo Maranatha/Maranatha Daycare Center, receiving $10,000 to cover city permit fee costs and two ventilation systems.
- Valle del Sol, receiving $30,000 to conduct an assessment of attitudes and beliefs in the Hispanic/Latino community with regard to advanced care directives.
- VisionQuest 20/20, receiving $35,000 to develop a road map of universal vision screenings for Arizona’s children.
- Wesley Community Center, receiving $35,000 to promote health safety in three West Phoenix neighborhoods.
Medical Assistance Program Grants
Following is a listing of Medical Assistance Program grants approved by St. Luke’s Health Initiatives’ Board of Trustees in 2008:
|Alhambra School District||$23,100|
|Area Agency on Aging||$44,745|
|Arizona Center for the Blind & Visually Impaired||$62,870|
|Boys and Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix||$20,000|
|Community Hearing Aid Program||$23,000|
|East Valley Senior Services||$8,000|
|Foundation for Blind Children||$23,050|
|John C. Lincoln Health Foundation||$15,000|
|National Council on Alcohol & Drug Dependence||$15,800|
|Phoenix Union High School District||$2,000|
|St. Vincent de Paul||$82,735|