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1 UnitedHealthcare Community Grants Program April 2014 Grant Guide

2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Federal Opportunities, page 2 1. Environmental Regulatory Enhancement 2. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 1: Community based) 3. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 2: Enhanced Services) 4. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 3: Leadership, Mentoring) 5. *NEW* Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program 6. *NEW* Safe Infant Sleep Systems Integration Program 7. *NEW* School Grants for Healthy Kids 8. *NEW* Assets for Independence Demonstration Program 9. *NEW* Basic Center Program 10. *NEW* Street Outreach Program 11. National Rural Health Policy and Community Development Program 12. *NEW* Mental Health Transformation Grant Program: Transforming Lives through Supported Employment 13. Social and Economic Development Strategies SEDS 14. *NEW* Affordable Care Act State Loan Repayment Program Foundation Opportunities, page Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation, Inc. 16. Verizon Foundation 17. Metlife Foundation 18. UBS Foundation USA 19. Hearst Foundation 20. Daniels Fund 21. Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation 22. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. 23. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation 24. Patterson Foundation 25. W.K. Kellogg Foundation 1 of 8

3 Federal Opportunities 1. Environmental Regulatory Enhancement Targeted Organizations: Federally recognized American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) tribes and tribal organizations Proposal Due: April 15, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To strengthen tribal government capacity to identify, plan, develop, and implement solutions to environmental programs that will bolster regulatory efforts in a manner that is consistent with a Tribe's cultural preservation and natural resource management priorities. 2. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 1: Community based Healthy Start) Proposal Due: March 31, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To reduce disparities in infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes by: 1) improving women s health, 2) promoting quality services, 3) strengthening family resilience, 4) achieving collective impact, and 5) increasing accountability through quality improvement, performance monitoring, and evaluation. 3. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 2: Enhanced Services Healthy Start) Proposal Due: March 31, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To reduce disparities in infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes by: 1) improving women s health, 2) promoting quality services, 3) strengthening family resilience, 4) achieving collective impact, and 5) increasing accountability through quality improvement, performance monitoring, and evaluation. 4. Healthy Start Initiative: Eliminating Disparities in Perinatal Health (Level 3: Leadership and Mentoring Healthy Start) Proposal Due: March 31, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To reduce disparities in infant mortality and adverse perinatal outcomes by: 1) improving women s health, 2) promoting quality services, 3) strengthening family resilience, 4) achieving collective impact, and 5) increasing accountability through quality improvement, performance monitoring, and evaluation. 2 of 8

4 5. Rescue & Restore Victims of Human Trafficking Regional Program Proposal Due: April 21, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To continue and expand efforts to increase identification of foreign victims of trafficking and promote local capacity to prevent human trafficking and protect victims of human trafficking; foreign victim identification activities include direct outreach to victims, anti trafficking training and outreach to local professionals and organizations or entities that may encounter victims of trafficking, active participation in a strong multidisciplinary anti trafficking coalition or task force, and strategic public awareness activities. 6. Safe Infant Sleep Systems Integration Program Proposal Due: April 30, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To increase the adoption of safe infant sleep behavior among infant caregivers by activating champions of these protective behaviors within systems that intersect with families at risk. 7. School Grants for Healthy Kids Targeted Organizations: Schools that serve grades K 12 and participate in the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program Proposal Due: May 2, 2014 Granting Agency: Action for Healthy Kids Summary: To support school breakfast and physical activity programs, including: 1) alternative breakfast programs (i.e., breakfast in the classroom, grab and go breakfast, breakfast after 1st period, breakfast on the school bus), 2) Universal School Breakfast Pilot to fund a universal alternative breakfast program in 2 3 schools in a district such that successes can be expanded to multiple schools within the district over three school years, and 3) Physical Activity Provides funding for facilities and equipment for recess, playgrounds/play spaces, classroom energizers, physical education, intramural and/or before/after school programs that introduce underserved youth populations to the value of an active lifestyle. 8. Assets for Independence Demonstration Program Proposal Due: May 7, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To provide Individual Development Accounts (IDAs) and related services to individuals and families with low incomes, featuring projects that ensure participants have access to financial education training and coaching, including family budgeting, debt and credit counseling, using mainstream financial products, and accessing refundable tax credits. 3 of 8

5 9. Basic Center Program Proposal Due: May 12, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To provide an alternative for runaway and homeless youth who might otherwise end up with law enforcement or in the child welfare, mental health, or juvenile justice systems, by establishing or strengthening community based programs for youth up to age 18 with emergency shelter, food, clothing, counseling and referrals for health care. 10. Street Outreach Program Proposal Due: May 12, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To provide street based services to run away, homeless, and street youth who have been subjected to, or are at risk of being subjected to, sexual abuse, prostitution, or sexual exploitation, by offering services in areas where street youth congregate, that are designed to assist such youth in making healthy choices regarding where they live and how they behave. 11. National Rural Health Policy and Community Development Program Proposal Due: March 31, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To develop and maintain projects that will help support rural communities through a broad range of activities which are to: identify and promote national policy issues and promising practices for rural health care providers focused on: quality of care; economic viability; access; workforce (recruitment and retention); and the changing health care environment as it relates to insurance coverage expansion. 12. Mental Health Transformation Grant Program: Transforming Lives through Supported Employment Targeted Organizations: Nonprofits, federally recognized Indian Tribal governments, Indian Tribes, and Indian Tribal organizations Proposal Due: April 21, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To enhance state and community capacity to provide and expand evidence based Supported Employment programs to adults with serious mental illnesses, including persons with co occurring mental and substance use disorders 4 of 8

6 13. Social and Economic Development Strategies SEDS Targeted Organizations: Nonprofits, federally recognized Indian Tribal governments, Indian Tribes, and Indian Tribal organizations Proposal Due: April 15, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To develop and maintain projects that will help support rural communities through a broad range of activities which are to: identify and promote national policy issues and promising practices for rural health care providers focused on: quality of care; economic viability; access; workforce (recruitment and retention); and the changing health care environment as it relates to insurance coverage expansion. 14. Affordable Care Act State Loan Repayment Program Targeted Organizations: State governments, District of Columbia, and U.S Territories Proposal Due: April 29, 2014 ID/CFDA #: Summary: To make grants to States, the District of Columbia, and U.S. Territories to assist them in operating their own state educational loan repayment programs for primary care providers working in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) within their State; by supporting the HHS goal to strengthen the nation s human service workforce, and HRSA s goal to recruit and retain high quality health care professionals to practice in rural and urban settings designated as HPSAs. 5 of 8

7 Foundation Opportunities 15. Stephen and Mary Birch Foundation, Inc. Contact: 103 Foulk Rd Suite 200, Wilmington, DE Example Grantee: In 2009, awarded $2,000,000 to Sharp Healthcare Foundation which re grants funds for health education services. Summary: To provide funding in support of a variety of areas, including health. 16. Verizon Foundation, Hospitals Contact: Example Grantee: In 2008, awarded $25,000 for Center for Connected Health to support development of a patient centered diabetes management program. Summary: To support projects that provide technology to help underserved populations and people with disabilities access information on critical health issues. We also support innovative technology that helps healthcare providers increase their efficiency, effectiveness and reach. Giving people timely access to critical healthcare information can save lives and significantly lower costs, especially for racial, ethnic and economic groups that are not receiving the health information they need. 17. MetLife Foundation Contact: profile/citizenship/metlife foundation/index.html Example Grantee: In 2011, awarded $500,000 to the Children's Health Fund to support programs aimed at providing services to low income and homeless children. Summary: To empower people to lead healthy, productive lives and strengthen communities, specifically in regards to Healthy Aging and Healthy Habits. 18. UBS Foundation USA, Hospitals Proposal Due: December 1, 2013 Contact: 1000 Harbor Blvd, 1 st floor, Tax Dept., Weehawken, NJ Example Grantee: In 2008, awarded $1,000,000 to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center for general operating costs. Summary: To support hospitals and organizations involved with arts and culture, education, cancer, housing, human services, health services, and community economic development. 6 of 8

8 19. The Hearst Foundation Contact: Example Grantee: In 2011, awarded $250,000 to Hospice Partners of the Central Coast towards the start up operations of the new Hospice Inpatient Unit. Summary: To assist leading regional hospitals, medical centers and specialized medical institutions, such as children's and women's hospitals. The Foundations fund direct medical services that promote wellness, prevention and rehabilitation. Areas of interest include cancer, geriatrics, neonatology, perinatology, pediatrics, women's health, and the disabled. 20. Daniels Fund Contact: Example Grantee: In 2008, awarded $300,000 to the United Hospital Fund of New York to support the final phase of a Naturally Occurring Retirement Community Blueprint project. Summary: To support specific programs or projects, general operating support, or capital campaigns in the areas of aging, alcohol and substance abuse, and disability services. 21. Gladys and Roland Harriman Foundation, Hospitals Contact: Barbara O Connell, Secy. 140 Broadway, 11th Fl., New York, NY Example Grantee: In 2008, awarded $500,000 to American Red Cross in Greater New York for general operating support. Summary: To support education, youth, and social service agencies, and health agencies and hospitals. 22. The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation, Inc. Contact: we fund what we dont/ Example Grantee: In 2010, awarded $60,000 to Greater Baden Medical Services for access to prescription drugs, specialty care, and diagnostic testing. Summary: To support programs and direct services (including general operating grants) and capital projects that assist financially disadvantaged individuals. 7 of 8

9 23. The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation Contact: Example Grantee: In 2011, awarded $375,000 to El Buen Samaritano to support the delivery of pediatric and adolescent healthcare services for working poor Hispanic families. Summary: To support initiatives that seek to foster active minds, healthy bodies, and a safe environment for children to thrive, including programs in children's health. 24. Patterson Foundation Contact: Example Grantee: In 2011, awarded $125,000 to America's Dentists Care Foundation for the purchase of nondental equipment for events providing free dental care. Summary: To provide resources to programs and to nonprofit organizations in the areas of oral health, animal health, and occupational and physical rehabilitation. The foundation also supports educational programs and programs for youth and for the economically disadvantaged. 25. W.K. Kellogg Foundation Contact: Example Grantee: In 2011, awarded $400,000 to Jackson Medical Mall Foundation to reduce childhood obesity and build self esteem and character in youth and their families through support of physical activity and life skills training programs. Summary: To fund programs and projects that support children, families, and communities as they strengthen and create conditions that propel children to achieve success as individuals and as contributors to the larger community and society. 8 of 8

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