Our Work

FY 2016 Grants & Project Related Contracts

 

FY 2016 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. 
 

$1,177,258

Children’s Mental Health Network
Funds support their national weekly news and unbiased analysis of key issues focused on children, youth, and families’ mental health and well-being.

$5,000
Community Health Center, Inc.

To carry out a research study entitled, Evaluation of Brief Trauma Screening in Pediatric Primary Care Settings for the purpose of examining the validity, feasibility, and/or utility of a brief trauma screening tool, the Connecticut Trauma Screen, in pediatric primary care practices

$10,000
Connecticut Association of Human Services

Funds granted to support operational capacity and expansion.

$7,500
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. This work builds the capacity of those who work with young children to promote social and emotional development and to identify and treat mental health problems in children 0-5 years of age.

$27,500

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center: Andrulonis Mental Health Lecture Series

$5,000

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

$7,500
National Alliance on Mental Illness - Connecticut: Behavorial Health Plan

Grant to support advocacy activities related to the implementation of the Children's Behavioral Health Plan. 

$8,000

University of Connecticut School of Social Work: Mobile Crisis and Emergency Departments 
Funds were granted to support the study entitled the Impact of Mobile Crisis Services on Rates of Emergency Department Utilization among children.

$57,500

University of Connecticut: Obesity Prevention
Funds were granted to develop and test obesity prevention messages for children birth-to-24 months and provide information for providers about strategies to disseminate these key messages. 

$10,000
   

Yale School of Nursing: Medication Administration Initiative
Funds were granted to support the faculty at the Yale School of Nursing to advance a statewide system of medication administration.

$10,000

Discretionary Grants ($5,000 or less)
The President’s Discretionary Fund was used to provide grants to support the Connecticut School Based Health Centers, All Our Kin, CT Voices for Children, Center for Children’s Advocacy, and the Connecticut Health Investigative Team. 

$15,153


TOTAL GRANTS & CONTRACTS PAID IN FY 2015



$1,406,114