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Press Release: The Foundation Awards Grants To 15 Non-Profits

High Point, N.C. — On June 8, 2016, the Board of Directors for The Foundation for a Healthy High Point approved a total of $4,498,654 for grants to local non-profits; $4,482,254 in its Spring Grant Cycle and $16,400 through its Small Grants Program.

“The Foundation is proud to make these investments in High Point and excited to continue partnering with non-profit organizations as they work toward improving health outcomes and lives of High Point residents,” said Jim Keever, Board Chairman for the Foundation for a Healthy High Point.

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point’s Board of Directors approved the following grants:

  •  Alcohol and Drug Services of Guilford, Inc.: $200,000 to assist with preventing substance abuse among youth.
  • Caring Services, Inc.: $6,400 to assist with the development of a strategic plan.
  • Community Clinic of High Point: $84,620 to assist with increasing access to care for uninsured patients.
  • Communities in Schools of High Point: $30,628 to assist with providing Certified Nursing Assistant training and certification.
  • Family Service of the Piedmont, Inc.: $780,000 to assist with providing integrated Primary Care services for uninsured and indigent patients.
  • Guilford Adult Health, Inc.: $67,250 to assist with providing Integrated Behavioral Health Care.
  • Guilford Child Development: $56,439 to assist with the expansion of the Nurse-Family Partnership program.
  • Guilford County DHHS, Division of Public Health: $175,317 to assist with expanding services of the Family Connects Model.
  • High Point Regional Health Foundation: $2,500,000 to assist in enhancing clinical programs at High Point Regional Health.
  • High Point University: $250,000 to assist with establishing Physical Therapy Services through a community-based Pro Bono Clinic.
  • Mental Health Associates of the Triad: $60,000 to assist with providing mental health services for at-risk populations.
  • Macedonia Family Resource Center: $10,000 to assist with the implementation of a community health promotions program.
  • NC MedAssist: $30,000 to assist in supporting a medications distribution program.
  • Piedmont Health Services and Sickle Cell Agency: $130,000 to assist with the prevention of teen pregnancy through a program for adolescent males.
  • YWCA High Point: $118,000 to assist with the expansion of the Adolescent Parenting Program.

The Foundation for a Healthy High Point was established in 2013 through the merger of High Point Regional Health and UNC Health Care.  The mission of the Foundation is to encourage, support, influence, and invest in efforts that improve health and wellness throughout the Greater High Point community, which includes High Point, Jamestown, Archdale and Trinity. For more information about the Foundation for a Healthy High Point visit www.healthyhighpoint.org.

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