Our Work

FY 2017 Grants & Project Related Contracts


FY 2017 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. 


Connecticut Association for Human Services 
For the benefit of the Connecticut Commission on Women, Children and Seniors to support the professional staffing for the CT Kids Report Card.

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 Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity
Funds were granted to identify and address barriers to participation in the federal Child and Adult Care Food program among Connecticut childcare centers serving infants and toddlers from low-income families.


Yale School University
Funds were granted to examine the impact of embedding a healthy eating curriculum within a group well childcare evidence-based model of primary care delivery.


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.