Grant Alerts

Department of Health and Human Services- Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative (Deadline: 08/01/17)
The ECI program is intended to provide support for minority and/or disadvantaged communities disproportionately impacted by the opioid epidemic, childhood/adolescent obesity, or serious mental illness. It seeks to prevent opioid abuse, increase access to opioid treatment and recovery services, and reduce the health consequences of opioid abuse; reduce obesity prevalence and disparities in weight status among children and adolescents; and reduce the impact of serious mental illness and improve screening for serious mental illness at the primary care level.

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Oklahoma– Healthy Kids, Healthy Families (Deadline: 09/01/17)
The program awards grants to organizations that share Blue Cross Blue Shield’s goal to improve the health and wellness of children through nutrition education, physical activity, disease prevention and management, or fostering safe environments. Programs must target children in Oklahoma.

JRM Construction Management- Community Impact Grants (Deadline: 08/01/17)
JRM Construction Management will award three Community Impact Grants of up to $25,000 each to eligible nonprofits that address the areas of health, education and youth services, and housing and food security. Programs should focus on local projects in New York City, Westchester County, and Long Island, New York.

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The Future of Children, is a comprehensive report produced by Princeton and Brookings on Social and Emotional Learning Programs.

Community Schools: An Evidence-Based Strategy for Equitable School Improvement, a brief published by the Learning Policy Institute, examines whether ESSA opens the possibility to invest more in community schools and provides support to school, district, and state leaders as they consider, propose, or implement a community school intervention in schools targeted for comprehensive support.

Medicaid State Fact Sheets, a collection of fact sheets published by the Kaiser Family Foundation, provides information on Medicaid usage, spending, and impacts on outcomes for each state.

Job Opportunities

American Academy of Pediatrics, Illinois Chapter- Program Manager, Immunizations (Chicago, IL)
The Program Manager will assist in implementation of a state and city contract to improve vaccination rates in Chicago and Illinois with a specific focus on the Vaccines For Children (VFC) program.

Public Health Institute (PHI)- Central Valley Project Manager (Merced, CA)
The Central Valley Project Manager will be responsible for administering, monitoring and supporting the overall success of California Adolescent Health Collaborative (CAHC) Central Valley projects, including coordinate between organizations, report grant activities ensure continuous quality improvement, monitor progress updates on projects, opportunities and accomplishments to CAHC. 

Jacksonville North Pulaski School District- School Psychology Specialist (Jacksonville, AR)
The School Psychology Specialist serves as a specialist within the Special Education Department to assist in screening students being considered for referral to special education, conducting formal and informal evaluations, establishing the need for and eligibility of students for special services as defined by IDEA. The School Psychology Specialist is responsible for interpreting evaluation results, and recommending appropriate accommodations and modifications for students with disabilities to achieve success in the general education curriculum and in the least restrictive environment.

Lawrence Family Development Charter Schools- School Nurse (Lawrence, MA) 

Lawrence Family Development Charter School is currently looking for a professional, skilled School Nurse to provide professional health services and coordinate the resources of the school, home, and community as they pertain to the total health of students. The School Nurse will recommend health policies and curriculum to administrators and assist in supporting students’ overall health.

Upcoming Meetings

June 29, 2017, Webinar: 1:00- 2:00 PM EDT. Building Health Equity: From Resources to Community Action

July 11-13, Pittsburgh, PA. NACCHO 2017 Annual Conference- Public Health Revolution: Bridging Clinical Medicine and Population Health

July 25-25, Reynoldsburg, OH. Ohio Department of Health 2017 Mental Health Conference for School Nurses

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