Grants: Year 1991

The Nathan Cummings Foundation


Grants: Year 1991


Alan Guttmacher Institute

New York, New York
To create public awareness of the
ramifications of the Supreme Court's decision in Rust v. Sullivan.
$5,000 $5,000  
Catholics for Free Choice

Washington, DC
To encourage Hispanic organizations
to develop reproductive health positions which support the health of their
39,500 39,500  
Center for Policy Alternatives

Washington, DC
To support the Collaborative Project
on Reproductive Health.
100,000 100,000  
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Washington, DC
To expand participation in the federal
Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children.
75,000 75,000  
Children's Defense Fund

Washington, DC
For follow-up activities related
to its women of Color Reproductive Health Opinion Poll.
100,000 50,000 50,000
Communications Consortium Media

Washington, DC
A two-year grant to improve state
implementation of the federal early prevention, screening, diagnosis and
treatment program for low-income children.
55,000 55,000  
Families USA Foundation, Inc.

Washington, DC
To support a media campaign for
health care reform.
10,000 10,000  
Food Research and Action Center

Washington, DC
To increase the number of eligible
low-income children receiving federal food assistance.
65,000 65,000  
Grantmakers in Health

New York, New York
General operating support. 3,000 3,000  
Health Care For All

Boston, Massachusetts
For a public education campaign
to inform Massachusetts residents about the state's Universal Health Care
60,000 60,000  
Legal Action Center of the City
of New York, Inc.

New York, New York
A two-year grant to provide drug
treatment centers with the information and training they need to offer effective
services to women.
50,000 25,000 25,000
Mental Health Law Project

Washington, DC
A two-year grant to increase enrollment
of eligible low-income children in the federal Social Security Income program.
100,000 50,000 50,000
National Black Women's Health Care

Atlanta, Georgia
To develop the Walking for Wellness
Program for women and girls of African American descent.
45,000 45,000  
National Association of Community
Health Centers

Washington, DC
A three-year grant to recruit and
retain doctors and health care professionals.
300,000 100,000 100,000
National Community AIDS Partnership

Washington, DC
To identify unmet AlDS-related needs
of low-income families and to recommend program initiatives to meet those
50,000 50,000  
National Council of Negro Women,

Washington, DC
For the Reproductive Health Program. 39,500 39,500  
People for the American Way

Washington, DC
To create public awareness of the
ramifications of the Supreme Court's decision in Rust v. Sullivan.
5,000 5,000  
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  
Society for the Advancement of Women's
Health Research, Inc.

Washington, DC
To improve women's health through
50,000 50,000  
University of Massachusetts Medical

Worcester, Massachusetts
To establish a stress-reduction
clinic in a low-income community and to evaluate its results.
92,000 92,000  

Mind / Body



Bolinas, California
To develop a strategic plan for
bringing mind/body medicine into the medical mainstream.
$25,000 $25,000  

Bolinas, California
A 15-month grant for gathering information
about cutting-edge cancer treatment and prevention programs.
25,000 25,000  
Hastings Center

Briarcliff Manor, New York
For the Patient Self-Determination
Act Project.
50,000 50,000  
Mind/Body Medical Institute

Boston, Massachusetts
For a school-based, relation-response
curriculum for troubled and healthy children.
151,486 72,293  
National Academy of Sciences

Washington, DC
To support an 18-month study by
the Institute of Medicine on mind/body medicine.
Policy Resource Center

Washington, DC
A three-year grant to establish
the Center for the Advancement of Health.
400,000 100,000 300,000
Preventive Medicine Research Institute

Sausalito, California
For clinical research into mind/body
techniques for reversing heart disease.
50,000 50,000  
Stanford University

Stanford, California
For a series of teaching videotapes
on group therapy techniques for women with breast cancer.
33,110 33,110  
University of Louisville School
of Medicine

Louisville, Kentucky
To develop medical school curricula
on mind/body techniques and to encourage professional careers in mind/body
210,000 120,000  

TOTAL $2,313,596 $1,299,403 $745,000