$185,835 in 2013 Community Grants
Each year, Northridge Hospital participates in the Dignity Health Community Grant Program, which focuses on supporting nonprofit community organizations whose mission is to provide access to healthcare services for underserved populations. This year we were proud to award six grants - totaling $185,835. For the last 13 years of the Community Grants Program, we are proud to say that we have awarded more than $1.65 million in community grants to 84 non-profit groups.
Congratulations to the 2013 grant winners:
Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission - $10,835
This grant provides funding for Genesis House to meet the needs of homeless single-mother families in the San Fernando Valley.
Sustainable Economic Enterprises of L.A. - $20,000
This will provide Good Cooking/Buena Cocina nutrition classes in our School Wellness
Mary Magdalene Project - $30,000
The grant supports comprehensive services to female victims to help break the cycle of domestic trafficking and prostitution.
Valley CARES Family Justice Center - $30,000
The grant will aid in the development of cultural and age-sensitive curriculum for interactions with traumatized children during forensic medical interviews and follow-up.
American Heart Association - $45,000
Along with partner agencies Valley Care Community Consortium and the Mid-Valley Family YMCA, Shape-Up Your Heart, will improve the heart health of students and their families in local schools.
Tarzana Treatment Centers - $50,000
The grant continues the successful “Decreasing Emergency Department Use through Education and Assessment” initiative to connect those in need, to primary care, substance abuse and mental health treatment.
$190,794 in 2012 Community Grants
Each year, Northridge Hospital participates in the Dignity Health Community Grant Program, which focuses on supporting nonprofit community organizations whose mission is to provide access to healthcare services for underserved populations. This year we were proud to award eight grants - totaling $190,794.
Congratulations to the 2012 grant winners :
San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission - $10,000
“Rescue SOS” provides outreach services to meet the needs of the chronically homeless in the San Fernando Valley.
Los Angeles Unified School District, ESC North - $15,000
To support the “School-based Obesity & Diabetes Initiative”, a Health Navigator will work with the district school health clinics to provide diabetes and obesity health education and case management to students.
El Nido Family Centers - $ 15,000
The “Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Program” supports children and families affected by child abuse, neglect and domestic violence.
Enrichment Works - $15,300
“Food for Thought: My Plate” musical will be performed in eight of the NHMC School-based Diabetes & Obesity Initiative schools.
Asian Pacific Women’s Center - $20,494
“Community Education and Empowerment” is a program for domestic violence outreach in the Asian Pacific communities.
Los Angeles Police Foundation - $35,000
“Lethality Risk Reduction Project” will help reduce the lethal risk to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault through a coordinated response.
Tarzana Treatment Centers - $40,000
“Decreasing Emergency Department Use through Education and Assessment” connects NHMC ER patients in need to primary care, substance abuse and mental health treatment.
California State University, Northridge - $40,000
“Let’s Cook and Move” will provide physical activity and nutrition education programs to students and parents in NHMC School-based Diabetes & Obesity Initiative schools. All of the organizations that submitted grant applications and letters of intent were deserving of our support.