Transition Year Grants 2001

The Nathan Cummings Foundation

 

Transition Year Grants 2001

Highlighted in blue are grants that were awarded in 2001 under old funding guidelines, but are illustrative of grants that could be awarded under the new funding guidelines.

 

Applied Research Center

Grassroots Welfare Policy Briefing
Oakland, CA

To offer an opportunity for the staff members of national policy organizations and Congressional policy staff to learn about the impact of welfare reform on poor and working class people and to hear ideas for policy changes from former and current welfare recipients.
$50,000
1 year
Center for Community Change

National Campaign for Jobs and Income Support (NCJIS)
Washington, DC
To reduce poverty, increase economic security, and improve the health and well-being of families with children. $150,000
1 year
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

State Low-Income Initiative Project
Washington, DC

To assure that national and state resources for government-supported health-related programs are invested to protect the health and well being of low-income children.
$90,000
1 year
Community Catalyst, Inc.

Prescription Access Litigation Project
SEE OCTOBER 2001 INTERPROGRAM LIST
 
Community Catalyst, Inc.

Quality of Care Initiative
Washington, DC

To strengthen the learning community that has developed among the Foundation's Access to Quality Care Initiative grantees.

 

$84,775
1 year
Families USA Foundation, Inc.

Quality of Care Initiative
Boston, MA

To mobilize broad-based support for expanding healthcare coverage for individuals and families with incomes below 200% of the federal poverty level.
$200,000
1 year
Foundation for Taxpayer and Consumer Rights

Involving Business in Creation of a Universal Health Care Model
Santa Monica, CA

To organize a network of executives from large and small businesses in California who are interested in discussing, publicly commenting on, and promoting models of universal health coverage.
$30,000
1 year
Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy

Good Jobs First
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Interfaith Education Fund, Inc.

Arizona Project
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National Health Law Program, Inc.

Child Health Law and Policy Project
Los Angeles, CA
To strengthen the capacity of state-based advocates who work to improve the accessibility and the quality of government-supported healthcare for children. $90,00
1 year
National Women's Law Center

Women and Taxes Project
Washington, DC
To ensure that the current national debate on taxes is responsive to the health-related needs of low-income women and their families $50,000
1 year
Public Policy & Education Fund of New York, Inc.

Your Savings and Your Health
Albany, NY
To reform the approach to asset limits in Medicaid in three states: New York, California, and Washington.
$100,000
1 year
Stand for Children Leadership Center

General Support
Washingto
n, DC

To provide Stand for Children members with the information, training and technical assistance they need to assure that all children have an opportunity to grow up healthy, educated and safe.
$50,000
1 year
USAction Education Fund

Medicare Education and Advocacy Project
Washingto
n, DC

To keep those who will be affected by changes in the Medicare program informed and involved in public debates as they unfold $75,000
1 Year

CAH Grants

Center for the Advancement of Health

General Support
Washington, DC

To bring psycho-social and behavioral approaches to health and healing into the mainstream of medicine.
$300,000
1 years

End of Life

Albert Einstein Healthcare Foundation

Community Ethics Program
Philadelphia, PA

To work collaboratively with leaders in the Latino community of Philadelphia to identify end-of-life issues of concern, and to test the appropriateness of end-of-life materials developed for and used with Caucasian populations. $33,000
6 months
Missoula Demonstration Project, Inc.

General Support
Missoula, MT
To research the experience of dying and the determinants of quality at life's end, and to demonstrate that a community-based approach of excellent physical, psycho-social, and spiritual care improves the quality of life for dying persons and their families. $100,000
1 year
Mount Sinai School of Medicine of New York University

Influence of Ethnicity and Social Class
New York, NY
To develop a better understanding of the factors that may lead to disparities in healthcare delivery throughout the dying process.
$48,500
9 months
National Senior Citizens Law Center

PACE: Promoting Development in Integrated Care
Washington, DC

To maximize federal and state healthcare agencies' encouragement of PACE programs in the coming decades.
$50,000
1 year
North General Hospital

A Training and Education Program in Palliative Care and EOL Care for Clergy
New York, NY

To improve the quality of palliative and end-of-life care available to medically underserved areas of New York City. $300,000
2 Years
Partnership For Caring, Inc.

General Support
Washington, DC
To build a strong consumer voice at the national and state level in support of improving end-of-life care. $75,000
1 year

Out of Program

American Institute for Social Justice, Inc.

ACORN Living Wage Resource Center
Washington, DC
To address the problem of economic inequality and its impact on health by conducting research, providing technical assistance and conducting training for community, faith-based and labor organizations developing living wage policies. $100,000
1 Year
Environmental Health Fund, Inc

Health Care Without Harm
SEE OCTOBER 2001 INTERPROGRAM LIST
 
Fordham University

Institute for Innovation in Social Policy
Bronx, NY
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Government Accountability Project, Inc.

Nuclear Weapons Worker Compensation Project

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Mississippi Workers Center for Human Rights

General Support
Greenville, MS

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Proteus Fund, Inc.

State Strategies Fund
Amherst, MA
To increase support within the funding community for and explore the strengths and weaknesses of state-based strategies to increase citizen participation and promote democratic reform. $50,000
1 year

Beginning of Life

Boston Medical Center Corporation

Learning, Not Waiting Initiative
Boston, MA
To launch a pilot Learning, Not Waiting room in the Department of Pediatrics subspecialty clinic. $32,000
1 year
Communications Consortium Media Center

Communications Strategy To Support Family-Centered Health Care

Washington, DC

To design and implement a communications strategy to increase awareness of family/patient-centered healthcare. $200,000
2 years
Institute for Family Centered Care, Inc.

General Support
Bethesda, MD
To establish family-centered approaches to care as the standard for maternal and pediatric care.
$100,000
1 year
Montefiore Hospital and Medical Center

Family-Centered Care As The Organizing Force
Bronx, NY

To incorporate family-centered approaches into all aspects of the pediatric care delivered by Montefiore Medical Center.
$50,000
1 year