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. 


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.

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

Connecticut Association of Human Services

Funds granted to support operational capacity and expansion.

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.


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


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

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. 


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.


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. 


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.


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.