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2012 Grants & Project Related Contracts

 

FY 2012 Grants Amounts

Child Health and Development Institute

Funds support the operations and activities of CHDI to advance programs, practices and policies that will result in sustainable improvements in primary and preventive health and mental health care in Connecticut. 


$924,266

Connecticut Association of Infant Mental Health: Workforce Development Initiative
Funds support the implementation of the Competency Guidelines for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice that Promote Infant Mental Health® in Connecticut.

$15,000
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center: Psychotropic Medication Initiative

Funds were granted to support the development, implementation and evaluation of an algorithm for managing anxiety and depression in pediatric primary care. 

$10,000

Connecticut Early Childhood Funders Collaborative – a project of the CT Council for Philanthropy 

$5,000
Connecticut Family Support Network
 
$5,000

Discovery Communities: Early Childhood Community Grants
Funds were granted to support 15 communities to integrate health strategies into their early childhood plans and to support plan implementation. Funds were also provided to the communities by the William Caspar Graustein Memorial Fund and the State Department of Education.

$100,000

Grantmakers in Health

$5,000

ProHealth Physicians: Psychotropic Medication Initiative
Funds were granted to support the development, implementation and evaluation of an algorithm for managing anxiety and depression in pediatric primary care. 

$10,000

UConn Health Center: Innovation Grant
Funds were granted to Principal investigator Julian Ford (UCHC, Department of Psychiatry) to develop a replicable and sustainable system for collaboration addressing existing barriers to communication by engaging health and mental health providers. 

$75,000

UConn Health Center, Department of Psychiatry: Psychotropic Medication Initiative
Funds were granted to support the development, implementation and evaluation of an algorithm for managing anxiety and depression in pediatric primary care.

$15,785

United Way of Connecticut: Hartford Care Coordination Collaborative
Funds support the United Way in bringing together care coordination services for the Hartford regions from three state agencies to better serve families.

$40,000

Yale School of Medicine: Innovation Grant
Funds were granted to Principal Investigator Megan Smith (Yale School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry) for the Momba Web-Based Community Project, which uses social networking to reduce isolation, increase access to information and foster social support among first-time moms struggling with depression. The Yale Center for Clinical Investigation provided an additional $50,000 matching award for this project. 

$25,000

Yale School of Nursing: Medication Administration Initiative
Funds were granted to the Yale School of Nursing to support the development and implementation of a best-practice medication administration training curriculum for nurse consultants to early care and education settings. The CT Department of Social Services is providing matching support through CT Charts-A-Course to assist in administering the training, quality assurance, data collection and a registry of health consultants.

$65,551

Whitney Pediatrics: Psychotropic Medication Initiative
Funds were granted to support the development, implementation and evaluation of an algorithm for managing anxiety and depression in pediatric primary care.

$10,000

Discretionary Grants ($5,000 or less)
The President’s Discretionary Fund was used to provide grants to support the Connecticut Early Childhood Alliance, Connecticut News Project, and the CT Oral Health Initiative. 

$8,000



TOTAL GRANTS & CONTRACTS PAID IN FY 2012



$1,313,602