Fiscal Year 2017 Grantees

Palm Healthcare Foundation's Investment in Palm Beach County Health for 2017


 

Important Health Priorities


Behavioral Health

Achievement Center for Children and Families

Funding supports Healthier Delray Beach, one of the foundation’s community-driven, multi-year, place-based initiatives. Its mission is to serve as a trusted advocate for the behavioral health needs of the Delray Beach community by creating awareness, encouraging acceptance, and developing a system of care.

$200,000

 

Community Partners - Healthier Neighbors

Funding supports Healthier Neighbors, one of the foundation’s community-driven, multi-year, place-based initiatives. Healthier Neighbors’ mission is to promote awareness and find solutions for the behavioral health needs of its residents in Riviera Beach and northern West Palm Beach. 

$200,000

 

Community Partners - Healthier Lake Worth

Funding supports Healthier Lake Worth, one of the foundation’s community-driven, multi-year, place-based initiatives. Healthier Lake Worth is working to promote awareness and find solutions for the behavioral health needs of its residents.

$200,000

 

Leading Change for Better Brain Health Campaign

Funding from the B.J. and Paula Harris Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation will bring evidence-based, community brain health programs to Palm Beach County that will include training and education of medical and non-medical professionals, increasing access to services and reducing the stigma of brain health conditions. 

Support of this program through the generosity of the B.J. and Paula Harris Fund

$25,000

 

Diabetes

El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center

Funding from the B.J. and Paula Harris Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation supports the Sunshine Organic Community Garden at the EL Sol Neighborhood Resource Center. The purpose of the garden is to educate and empower all people in Jupiter to grow their own healthy foods using sustainable and organic methods. 

Support of this program through the generosity of the B.J. and Paula Harris Fund

$10,000 
 

Genesis Community Health

Funding supports Diabetes Coalition of Palm Beach County. The coalition is a voluntary alliance of over 50 healthcare organizations and community partners working together to prevent diabetes and improve the lives of people living with the disease and those who are touched by it. 

$15,600
 

Jupiter Medical Center - Healthier Jupiter

Funding supports Healthier Jupiter, one of the foundation’s community-driven, multi-year, place-based initiatives. It is addressing health and quality of life issues in Jupiter starting with diabetes prevention and management.

$200,000

 

 

Family Caregiving

Pathways to Prosperity - Healthier Boynton Beach

Funding supports Healthier Boynton Beach, one of the foundation’s community-driven, multi-year, place-based initiatives focusing on family caregiving. It has pledged to make lives of family caregivers easier by providing education, resources, home visits and respite care. 

$200,000

 

Wellington Cares

Wellington Cares, a “Naturally Occurring Retirement Community” (NORC), offers short-term, non-clinical services to persons 65 years of age and older who need a little extra help to maintain independence. Funding supports the expansion of the Wellington Cares model to other areas of Palm Beach County.

$10,000

 

Nursing Advancement

 

George Snow Scholarship Fund - Palm Healthcare Foundation Nursing Scholarships

Funding provides for the administration of Palm Healthcare Foundation's nursing scholarship program that provides financial support for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in Palm Beach County.

$200,000

 

George Snow Scholarship Fund - Palm Healthcare Foundation Nursing Scholarships

The B.J. and Paula Harris Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation supports Palm Healthcare Foundation’s nursing scholarship program administered by the George Snow Scholarship Fund.

Support for this program through the generosity of the B.J. and Paula Harris Fund

$10,000

 

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Funding supports The Volunteer Nurse Corps (VNC) of Palm Beach County, a no-charge resource to individuals, families and caregivers in Palm Beach County. The VNC utilizes volunteer nurses to provide direct nursing care, health information and assistance navigating healthcare services in the community. 

$100,000
 

Special Projects
 

American Cancer Society

Funding supports the Cancer Prevention, Education and Early Detection program in Palm Beach County. It provides low-income, at-risk individuals evidence-based interventions that raise awareness, offer education and provide transportation to cancer screenings. 

$100,000

 

Cleveland Clinic Florida

Funding from the Marmot Donor Advised Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation supports the General Cardiology Fund for Palm Beach County patients served at Cleveland Clinic Cardiology Center locations in South Florida.

Support for this program through the generosity of the Marmot Donor Advised Fund

$28,618.21
 

El Sol Neighborhood Resource Center

Funding supports AmeriCorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) positions that help advance the work and collective vision of Palm Healthcare Foundation’s Healthier Together initiatives. Receiving a small living stipend, VISTAs gain knowledge and work experience by providing a year of community service. 

$30,000

Hanley Foundation

The Alice Busch Gronewaldt Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation supports substance abuse services at the Hanley Center.
General prevention and education support through the generosity of the Alice Busch Gronewaldt Fund "B"

$50,000


Health Council of Southeast Florida

Funding is for the overall evaluation of Palm Healthcare Foundation’s Healthier Together Initiatives, specifically assessing health impact and communities' capacity for action. 

$85,000

 

Sari Center/Palm Beach Cancer Institute Foundation

The Peter and Gary Levin Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation provides general support for cancer patients who are unable to pay for therapeutic treatments and therapies that help reduce symptoms and improve the quality of daily living.
General operating support through the generosity of the  Peter and Gary Levin Fund

 $2,500
 

School District of Palm Beach County

Funding enabled 570 students from medical academies in local middle and high schools to attend the "Our Body: The Universe Within" exhibit sponsored by Palm Healthcare Foundation at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium. 

 $3,650


South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, Inc.

Funding supported the “Our Body: The Universe Within” exhibit sponsored by Palm Healthcare Foundation at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium, an educational exhibit of human bodies, specimens and organs.

 $60,000
 

South Florida Science Center & Aquarium, Inc.

Funding from the Marmot Donor Advised Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation provided general operating support for the “Our Body: The Universe Within” exhibit sponsored by Palm Healthcare Foundation at the South Florida Science Center and Aquarium.
General operating support through the generosity of the Marmot Donor Advised Fund. 

$57,021.82

 

The Hospice Foundation of Palm Beach County

Funding from the William E. Flaherty Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation provides general operating support for hospice patients including medications, dietary and physical therapy, respite care and spiritual care.  

Support for this program through the generosity of  the William E. Flaherty Fund

$25,000

 

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine (Boca Raton Office)

Funding from the Marmot Donor Advised Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation provides general operating support for Dr. Raul Mitrani’s program specializing in clinical cardiac electrophysiology.    

General operating support through the generosity of the Marmot Donor Advised Fund. 

$28,403.61
 

Youth for Christ

Funding from the Alice Busch Gronewaldt Fund at Palm Healthcare Foundation supports the curriculum "Green Means Grow!" a holistic approach to help teen moms become physically and emotionally healthy and work toward a goal of becoming responsible and caring parents.

General prevention and education support through the generosity of the Alice Busch Gronewaldt Fund "B"

$52,000

 

Granted Rent at Palm Healthcare Pavilion

$220,560