Health

Hilton Head Island, S.C.
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

The clinic, which serves about 22,000 patients annually, is the only health facility on the islands of Hilton Head and Daufuskie where underserved and uninsured people can receive free medical, dental and mental-health care. Grant funding, which will support the commission of a local artist to create and install site-specific public art on the clinic grounds, is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs' Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

Billings, Mont.
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

The campus of the federally qualified health clinic is a high-traffic area for community residents, and plans for new walking paths intended to inspire residents, patients and staff to increase their physical activity include development of a public art plan and public artworks. Funding for the public art plan is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs' Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

St. Paul, Minn.
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

The organization operates 27 clinics that provide reproductive health and family planning services. Funding for three art demonstration projects at the new Vandalia health center is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs' Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

Berkeley, Calif.
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

In addition to providing comprehensive medical, dental and mental health care to low-income people at 12 clinic sites, the center maintains supportive housing programs, provides school-based health services and sponsors an urban gardens program for youth. Funding to create a multifaceted art installation at Lifelong's East Oakland clinic is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs' Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

Chicago
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

The federally qualified health clinic, which serves six economically distressed communities on Chicago's West Side, works to promote wellness and to provide quality, affordable health care to community residents. Grant funding to support the integration of art into Lawndale's six facilities is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs' Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

Oakland, Calif.
$35,700
Grant awarded in 2013

Headquartered in Oakland's inner city, the federally qualified health center provides medical care and support services to low-income and minority residents at 31 sites in three counties. Grant money to support community restoration of a culturally significant mural at the site of the original Fruitvale neighborhood clinic is part of the Health and Arts & Culture programs’ Healing Spaces initiative, a pilot designed to create spaces that promote neighborhood health and well-being.

Boston
$75,000
Grant awarded in 2013

The organization provides capacity-building programs and services for individual nonprofits and the nonprofit sector. In 2001, Third Sector and other coalition members of the Early Childhood Funders’ Collaborative launched the BUILD initiative, which is using this grant to develop plans for a Center for Health Equity and Young Children that links early childhood systems and the population health field.

Los Angeles
$2.25 million
Grant awarded in 2013

The public research university is dedicated to the creation, dissemination, preservation and application of knowledge for the betterment of the global society. Through a three-year grant, the UCLA Center for Healthier Children and Nemours Health & Prevention Services are launching the Accelerating Population Health Innovation for Families and Communities, a national initiative to drive transformative changes in community-centered health systems.

Jacksonville, Fla.
$2.25 million
Grant awarded in 2013

Nemours seeks to enhance the quality of health and health care for children by providing education programs, shaping policy decisions and encouraging wellness development. Through a three-year grant, Nemours and the UCLA Center for Healthier Children are launching the Accelerating Population Health Innovation for Families and Communities, a national initiative to drive transformative changes in community-centered health systems.

Columbia, Md.
$750,000
Grant awarded in 2013

The nonprofit corporation fosters healthy, safe homes for children by engaging in research, reporting, training and policymaking on housing-related health issues. A three-year grant enables the center to support and advance programs, policies and partnerships that reduce disparities and increase access to safer, healthier living environments for families.