In 2017, the Board of Directors for the Foundation for a Healthy High Point approved $645,399 in grant awards to 12 organizations. These funds support projects in areas of teen pregnancy prevention and early intervention, behavioral health, and other services.
High Point, N.C. — On December 6, 2017, the Board of Directors for The Foundation for a Healthy High Point — a private foundation that invests in the advancement of health and wellness for High Point residents — approved $251,557 in grants to local organizations and non-profits as a part of the Foundation’s Fall Grant cycle. Approximately 80% of the awarded funds were for programs addressing Behavioral Health.
On October 16, the Foundation for a Healthy High Point, in conjunction with the Hayden-Harman Foundation, the United Way of Greater High Point, the High Point Community Foundation and High Point University, unveiled a new Community Report Card that measures the city’s overall health. Data for the report card was collected and organized by the UNCG Center for Housing and Community Studies and the UNCG Center for Youth Family and Community Partnerships. The UNCG team also developed an Asset and Health Indicator map, to help determine the health needs in specific zip codes throughout Greater High Point.
The Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation recently graduated the newest and largest class of interns from the 2017 Non-Profit Internship Program (NPIP), whose alumni base now exceeds 100 young North Carolinians.
Local medical centers, health departments, foundations, United Ways and other health and human services providers have partnered to create Piedmont Health Counts, an online database focused on health and other social issues in Guilford and Alamance counties.
The Foundation is delighted to announce that Jean Workman has joined the Foundation staff as its Grants Manager.
On July 10, 2017, Fox 8 WGHP featured a segment about the JustTEENS Clinic of High Point, which is operated by the Guilford County Department of Public Health.
High Point, N.C. — On June 14, 2017, the Board of Directors for The Foundation for a Healthy High Point approved $393,842 in grants to local organizations and non-profits as a part of the Foundation’s Spring Grant cycle.
High Point, N.C. — The Foundation for a Healthy High Point welcomes Stephanie Johnson to its Board of Directors.