Endowment for Health awards $1.4 m in grants
CONCORD— The Endowment for Health recently awarded more than $1.4 million in grants to support health needs and social services in New Hampshire and to help shape health policies.
Recent grants include:
• Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire — $20,000 — for the English Enrichment & Citizenship Preparation Project.
• Concord School District — $20,000 — for a project that trains teachers, staff and community partners about working with refugee children.
• Emerging Leaders in Communities of Color — $22,500 — for a program designed to strengthen the state’s diverse communities by developing people for leadership roles.
• Families in Transition – New Horizons — $55,000 — A Medicaid institute that will educate the state’s housing agencies about the state Medicaid plan and develop custom business plans around reimbursable expenses.
• Health Strategies of New Hampshire — $23,804 — for the Family and Youth Leadership Project.
• Lamprey Health Care — $35,000 — The Equity Leaders Fellowship Program will utilize the expertise of New Hampshire leaders of color to train rising minority community leaders.
• Manchester Community Health Center — $15,000 — The Behavioral Health Integration Project will offer a continuum of coordinated behavioral health services at Manchester Community Health Center, Westside Neighborhood Health Center and the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester.
• New Hampshire Legal Assistance — $17,700 — Combating Elder Financial Exploitation in New Hampshire will develop a program to address the growing problem of elder financial exploitation.
• New Hampshire Oral Health Coalition/Public Health Association — $17,000 — for the 2015 New Hampshire Oral Health Plan.
• Partnership for a Drug-Free New Hampshire — $20,000 — The Be Someone Project will promote recovery from addiction through a statewide campaign.
• University of New Hampshire — $50,000 — for a program designed to raise awareness about the importance of early childhood.
• UNH — $201,230 — for the Behavioral Health Integration Learning Collaborative, a program designed to improve health care.
For more details, visit www.endowmentforhealth.org
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