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Grantees 2012

The Office of Minority Health awarded $8.9 million for health improvement projects in FY 2012. Recipients include national and community-based organizations, tribal epidemiology centers and institutions of higher education.

American Indian/Alaska Native Health Disparities Program grants are intended to improve the effectiveness of efforts to eliminate health disparities for American Indian and Alaska Native communities.

Grantee City State Funding Level
Inter Tribal Council of Arizona, Inc. Phoenix AZ $250,000
Seattle Indian Health Board Seattle WA $190,000
Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board Portland OR $190,000
United South and Eastern Tribes, Inc. Nashville TN $190,000
Oklahoma City Area Inter-Tribal Health Board Edmond OK $190,000
Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium Anchorage AK $190,000
Total:  $1,200,000

CHAT (Curbing HIV/AIDS Transmission) grants seek to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of high risk minority youth (13-19 years old) by supporting community-based efforts to increase HIV/AIDS prevention/education efforts, testing, counseling and referrals.

Grantee City State Funding Level
Alternatives For Girls Detroit MI $200,000
Vista Community Clinic Vista CA $225,000
Wholistic Stress Control Institute, Inc. Atlanta GA $200,000
Lutheran Medical Center/Lutheran Family Health Centers Brooklyn NY $225,000
NO/AIDS Task Force New Orleans LA $225,000
Cascade AIDS Project Portland OR $225,000
Total:  $1,300,000

HIRE (HIV/AIDS Health Improvement for the Re-Entry Population) grants seek to improve the HIV/AIDS health outcomes of formerly incarcerated individuals by supporting community-based efforts to ensure their successful transition from state or federal incarceration back to their communities.

Grantee City State Funding Level
The Osborne Association, Inc. Bronx NY $ 235,000
Long Island Association for AIDS Care, Inc. Haupauge NY $ 235,000
Recovery Consultants of Atlanta, Inc. Decatur GA $ 215,000
St. Luke's - Roosevelt Institute for Health Sciences New York NY $ 200,000
Housing Works, Inc. Brooklyn NY $ 200,000
Metropolitan Charities, Inc. St. Petersburg FL $ 215,000
FACES NY, Inc. New York NY $ 200,000
Total:  $1,500,000

Youth Empowerment Program seeks to address unhealthy behaviors in at-risk minority youth 10-18 years of age and provide them with opportunities to learn skills and gain experiences that contribute to more positive lifestyles and enhance their capacity to make healthier life choices.

Grantee City State Funding Level
University of Utah Salt Lake City UT $300,000
College of Menominee Nation Keshena WI $290,928
Marquette University Milwaukee WI $299,975
California State University, Fullerton Fullerton CA $272,644
The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA $300,000
Swarthmore College Swarthmore PA $300,000
Total:  $1,763,547

National Umbrella Cooperative Agreement grants seek to demonstrate the effectiveness of collaborations with federal agencies and national organizations.

Grantee City State Funding Level
Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations Oakland CA $200,000
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum San Francisco CA $150,000
National Council of Urban Indian Health Washington DC $200,000
Migrant Health Promotion, Inc. Weslaco TX $200,000
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association Denver CO $150,000
President and Fellows of Harvard College Boston MA $200,000
National Hispanic Medical Association Washington DC $100,000
Association of American Indian Physicians Oklahoma City OK $150,000
Hispanic Association of Colleges & Universities San Antonio TX $200,000
United Negro College Fund Special Programs Corporation Falls Church VA $150,000
Morehouse School of Medicine, Inc. Atlanta GA $300,000
National Association of Hispanic - Serving Health Professions Schools Arlington VA $200,000
Total:  $2,200,000

Eliminating Lupus Health Disparities Initiative focuses on dissemination of a national lupus education program to health professionals and student trainees in targeted schools and health care systems/practices.

Grantee City State Funding Level
American College of Rheumatology Atlanta GA $1,000,000
Total:  $1,000,000
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