Grants: Year 1990

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Grants: Year 1990

Underserved

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990
AWARDS
1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Andrew Glover Youth Project
New York, Ncw York
To provide advocacy and prevention services to atrisk youth. $15,000 $15,000  
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Washington, DC
To expand participation in the Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children. 75,000 75,000  
Children's Aid Society
New York, New York
To replicate a teen pregnancy prevention program across the country. 50,000 50,000  
Children's Defense Fund
Washington, DC
For the Southern Regional Maternal and Child Health Project. 50,000 50,000  
Communications Consortium
Washington, DC
To develop information on the attitudes of women of color about reproductive health issues. 35,000 35,000  
Essential Information
Washington, DC
For a model Time Dollar Projecta program that organizes individuals to exchange support services. 35,000 35,000  
First Nations Financial Project
Falmouth, Virginia
Startup funds for a community controlled health clinic on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. 50,000 50,000  
Food Research and Action Center
Washington, DC
To increase the number of eligible lowincome children receiving federal food assistance. 50,000 50,000  
Grantmakers in Health
New York, NY
General support. 3,000 3,000  
Health Care for All
Boston, Massachusetts
For public education about the Massachusetts universal health care law. 60,000 60,000  
Institute for Social Justice
Little Rock, Arkansas
To organize lowincome patients to work with hospital administrators to improve healthcare in Texas, Arkansas and New York. 60,000 60,000  
Maternity Center Association
Bronx, New York
For the Childbearing Center. 50,000 50,000  
Mental Health Law Project
Washington, DC
To assure that eligible lowincome mentally and physically disabled children receive benefits. 35,000 35,000  
National Association of Community Health Centers
Washington, DC
To recruit and retain doctors and health professionals. 300,000 100,000 200,000
National Center for Policy Alternatives
Washington, DC
For the Collaborative Project on Health Policy Alternatives. 150,000 150,000  
Occupational Safety and Health Law Center
Washington, DC
To produce an occupational safety and health manual for workers. 50,000 50,000  
Peekskill Area Health Center
Peekskill, New York
General support. 1,500 1,500  
Planned Parenthood of New York City
New York, New York
To help federally supported family planning clinics identify options in response to Rust v. Sullivan. 25,000   25,000
Ryan Community Health Center
New York, New York
General support. 1,500 1,500  
Twentieth Century Fund
New York, New York
For the Substance Abuse Strategy Initiative. 25,000 25,000  

 

Mind/Body, Behavioral Medicine

RECIPIENT PURPOSE 1990
AWARDS
1990
PAYMENTS
GRANTS PAYABLE 12/31/90
Beth Israel Hospital
Boston, Massachusetts
To determine the extent to which people nationwide use and pay for alternative medical therapies. $68,035 $68,035  
Commonweal
Bolinas, California
To develop a strategic plan for bringing mind/body medicine into the medical mainstream. 25,000   25,000
Institute for the Advancement of Health
San Francisco, California
For a dialogue between the Dalai Lama and American neuroscientists. 24,200 24,200  
Fetzer Institute
Kalamazoo, Michigan
For Healing and the Mind, with Bill Moyers. 250,000 250,000  
Mind/Body Medical Institute
Boston, Massachusetts
For a school-based, relaxationresponse curriculum for troubled and healthy children. 151,486 79,193 72,293
New York Foundation for the Arts
New York, New York
For a documentary film on the Preventive Medicine. 37,000 37,000  
Preventive Medicine Research Institute
Sausalito, California
For clinical research into mind/body techniques for treating heart disease. 75,000 75,000  
University of Louisville School of Medicine
Louisville, Kentucky
To develop medical school curricula on mind/body techniques and to encourage professional careers in clinical services and research related to mind/body medicine. 210,000 90,000 120,000
Wellness Community
Santa Monica, California
To start new, local Wellness Communities for cancer patients across the country. 75,000 75,000  
  TOTAL 1990 GRANTS $2,036,721 $1,594,428  $442,293