We award grants to organizations addressing the risk factors for chronic, preventable diseases among populations where there are persistent disparities by ethnicity and/or socioeconomic status.
- There are intervention and education efforts to prevent chronic preventable diseases
- Socioeconomic or ethnic minorities have increased access to care
Spectrum Health Foundation
For continuation of its school-based Youth Tobacco Prevention program, which includes Tobacco-No Way!, Nicoteam, and Teens Against Tobacco Use.
West Michigan Partnership for Children
For Mindshare automation to provide immediate analysis and predictive modeling for improving outcomes for families, including the health arena.
Migrant Legal Aid
To train persons who will be able to educate workers on the new Worker Protection Standards Regulations.
To improve access to mental health care for homeless, runaway and at-risk youth through co-located, community-based sites in Kent and eastern Ottawa counties.