Selected Grants Awarded June - September 2003

TCWF's board of directors approved the following grants in support of the Foundation's mission of improving the health of the people of California and to further its four goals: addressing the health needs of underserved communities, supporting and strengthening nonprofit organizations, recognizing and encouraging leaders, and informing the development of public policies. For current application guidelines, please see the preceding How To Apply pages.

ALLIANCE FOR RURAL COMMUNITY HEALTH
Ukiah, CA
$300,000 over two years
For core operating support to continue to strengthen infrastructure and support the provision of primary and preventive care services by member clinics.

ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND RELATED DISORDERS ASSOCIATION OF LOS ANGELES, RIVERSIDE & SAN BERNARDINO COUNTIES
Los Angeles, CA
$120,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue to provide and promote access to multilingual telephone and outreach resources in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties.

AMERICAN INDIAN CHILD RESOURCE CENTER
Oakland, CA
$60,000 over three years
For core operating support for the 21 Generations program designed to reduce teen pregnancy among urban Native American youth in Alameda County.

AMERICAN INDIAN HEALING CENTER
Whittier, CA
$150,000 over three years
For core operating support to provide primary care medical services to urban Native American communities in Los Angeles and Orange Counties.

AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATION OF SAN DIEGO AND IMPERIAL COUNTIES
San Diego, CA
$110,000 over three years
For core operating support to prevent and reduce the incidence of lung disease due to
environmental causes.

AMERICAN SOCIETY ON AGING
San Francisco, CA
$100,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue the New Ventures in Leadership program, which promotes leadership development for professionals of color working in the field of healthy aging.

ASIAN PACIFIC HEALTH CARE VENTURE INC.
Los Angeles, CA
$70,000 over three years
For core operating support for teen pregnancy prevention aimed at Asian and Pacific Islander youth in Los Angeles.

ASSOCIATION OF AFRICAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS, INC.
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue the Elder Care Initiative to improve health care and elder care public policies and the quality of life for African-American seniors in California.

ASSOCIATION OF BLACK WOMEN PHYSICIANS
Marina del Rey, CA
$120,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain the provision of mentoring services and scholarships to female African-American medical students.

KAREN BASS
Los Angeles, CA
$25,000 over one year
For the 2003 California Peace Prize Award, which acknowledges the past violence prevention activities of this individual working to address the root causes of violence in her community.

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION FOR BILINGUAL EDUCATION
Covina, CA
$30,000 over two years
To support dissemination of information about teen pregnancy prevention and provision of healthy adolescent sexuality education to California members.

CALIFORNIA BUDGET PROJECT
Sacramento, CA
$100,000 over two years
For core operating support for policy analysis and public education to assess the impact of state fiscal policies on the health and well-being of low- and middle-income Californians.

CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY TECHNOLOGY POLICY GROUP
Los Angeles, CA
$200,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue policy advocacy efforts to bring technology training resources to underserved communities in California, as a health promotion strategy.

CALIFORNIA FAMILY HEALTH COUNCIL, INC.
Los Angeles, CA
$2,000,000 over two years
To continue support for the Peer Provider Program, which provides reproductive health services for the prevention of teen pregnancy.

CALIFORNIA FOOD POLICY ADVOCATES, INC.
San Francisco, CA
$40,000 over one year
For support to inform and engage the California media, advocacy groups and community-based organizations in the debate about proposed federal budget cuts to health and welfare programs.

CALIFORNIA HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY
Sacramento, CA
$145,000 over three years
To develop a plan for a coordinated system of long-term care service options for older Californians.

CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Sacramento, CA
$150,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue to improve the quality of mental health services for the juvenile justice and foster care population in California by disseminating information, offering trainings and providing technical assistance.

CALIFORNIA MEDICAL ASSOCIATION FOUNDATION
Sacramento, CA
$230,000 over three years
To strengthen the infrastructure of ethnic physician organizations in California.

CALIFORNIA PLANNED PARENTHOOD EDUCATION FUND INCORPORATED
Sacramento, CA
$150,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue to provide public education and policy advocacy on reproductive health issues affecting women in California.

CALIFORNIA PRIMARY CARE ASSOCIATION
Sacramento, CA
$225,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain the statewide California Women’s Health Care Partnership, which links community-based organizations and others in a statewide network focused on women’s health.

CALIFORNIA SOCIAL WORK EDUCATION CENTER
Berkeley, CA
$135,000 over three years
To develop a model program to help create a culturally competent mental health workforce in California.

CALIFORNIA STATE RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Sacramento, CA
$100,000 over two years
For core operating support to strengthen capacity to educate policymakers and opinion leaders about rural health issues and build a unified voice for rural health.

CALIFORNIA STATE RURAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION
Sacramento, CA
$100,000 over two years
To develop and disseminate a report on the racial and ethnic health workforce in rural California.

CENTER FOR ADOLESCENT HEALTH PROMOTION AND DISEASE PREVENTION
Baltimore, MD
$100,000 over two years
To support the updating of the handbook “Involving Males in Preventing Teen Pregnancy: A Guide for Program Planners,” and its dissemination to California-based program planners and community-based organizations.

CENTER FOR ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
Oakland, CA
$100,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain public policy efforts that help protect Californians from environmental hazards posing a threat to their health.

CENTER ON RACE, POVERTY & THE ENVIRONMENT
San Francisco, CA
$120,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain environmental health efforts in the Central Valley.

CHICO FEMINIST WOMEN’S HEALTH CENTER
Chico, CA
$120,000 over two years
For core operating support to sustain reproductive health services for women in Sacramento County and surrounding areas.

CHILDREN’S CLINIC
Long Beach, CA
$120,000 over two years
For core operating support for the Children’s Clinic on Pine - Family and Wellness Center satellite clinic to continue to provide health care for underserved residents in Long Beach.

CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA
Oakland, CA
$200,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue the FACES for the Future: Health Professions Internship Partnership to prepare underrepresented minority students for careers in the health professions.

COALITION FOR CLEAN AIR
Los Angeles, CA
$120,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain efforts to promote environmental health by reducing toxic air pollutants throughout California, with a particular focus on highly impacted communities in Southern California.

COMMUNICARE HEALTH CENTERS
Davis, CA
$120,000 over three years
For core operating support to continue to provide primary medical and dental care, substance abuse treatment and health education services to low-income residents of Yolo County.

THE COMMUNITY CLINIC CONSORTIUM OF CONTRA COSTA
San Pablo, CA
$300,000 over three years
For core operating support to strengthen the consortium’s advocacy capacity and support the provision of preventive care and dental services to low-income residents of Contra Costa County.

COMMUNITY PARTNERS
Los Angeles, CA
$110,000 over one year
To coordinate a convening of Grantees that addresses the issue of work and health to promote networking and sharing of best practices.

COMMUNITY SELF-DETERMINATION INSTITUTE
Los Angeles, CA
$75,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain the provision of violence prevention programs for youth in Watts and surrounding South Los Angeles communities.

CORONA-NORCO UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT
Norco, CA
$80,000 over three years
To support a school-linked outreach program to increase enrollment and utilization of health services by uninsured youth and families in western Riverside County.

CASA FOR RIVERSIDE COUNTY INC.
Indio, CA
$78,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain the provision of mentoring services to abused and neglected youth in Riverside County.

D-VEAL CORPORATION
Pasadena, CA
$110,000 over three years
For core operating support to provide clinical and case management services to uninsured students in the Pasadena Unified School District.

ERNESTO GALARZA APPLIED RESEARCH CENTER
Riverside, CA
$190,000 over three years
To support a project to engage youth and adult community residents in environmental health research and education.

FAMILY HEALTH CARE NETWORK
Porterville, CA
$150,000 over three years
For core operating support to sustain the provision of direct preventive health care for underserved women in Tulare County.

FIGHT CRIME: INVEST IN KIDS
Oakland, CA
$95,000 over three years
For core operating support to educate policymakers about the need to expand access to quality mental health services for high-risk youth.

THE FOUNDATION FOR TAXPAYER AND CONSUMER RIGHTS
Santa Monica, CA
$100,000 over two years
For support to educate the public, opinion leaders and policymakers about the current health care crisis and possible solutions.

GARDENA HIGH SCHOOL ADOLESCENT CLINIC
Gardena, CA
$50,000 over two years
To support healthy sexuality education and case management through a school-based clinic.

GIRLS INCORPORATED OF LOS ANGELES
Pasadena, CA
$75,000 over two years
To support health education programs for at-risk girls in South Central Los Angeles.
 

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Local data improves
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Mentors help young women achieve goals and delay parenthood

Help for victims of domestic violence

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