FY 04-05

In fiscal year 2004-2005, the Foundation disbursed approximately $1,082,000 to the following selected projects:

Cabin Creek Health Center
$50,000.00
This second year grant supports the school-based mental health counselor providing services at Riverside High School.

E.A. Hawes Health Center
$60,000.00
This second year grant supports school-based mental health services (counseling and mental health education) in the East Hardy school complex and in the Moorefield Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Lincoln Primary Care Center, Inc.
$50,000.00
This second year grant supports the school-based mental health counselor providing services in Guyan Valley High School.

Marshall University Center for Rural Health
$102,867.00
This third year grant supports the School-Based Health Center Technical Assistance and Evaluation Team in expanding its capacity to provide technical support for school-based mental health services and working with state level policy makers to ensure continuing political and financial support for existing school-based health services. The Team also provides continuing education workshops for school-based health centers and individualized on-site technical assistance to school-based health centers.

Monongalia County Victim/Witness Assistance Program
$65,000.00
This first year grant provides funding for the development of the Monongalia County Child Advocacy Center, a comprehensive program for children who have been abused or neglected and are involved in the legal system.

New River Health Association
$43,032.00
This second year grant supports a school-based mental health counselor providing services at the Summersville Wellness Center which serves Summersville Junior High and Nicholas County High Schools.

New River Health Association
$33,452.00
This third year grant supports the school-based mental health wellness and education programs in Mt. Hope Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation
$100,000.00
This grant is the third contribution to the Sisters of St. Joseph Health and Wellness Foundation School-Based Health Fund established in 2002 to provide present and future support to the West Virginia School-Based Health Initiative. Total amount given to this Fund by the Foundation is $300,000.

Pendleton Community Care
$50,000.00
This second year grant provides support for the school-based mental health wellness and education programs at North Fork Elementary and Pendleton High Schools.

Pendleton Community Care
$50,000.00
This third year grant supports the school-based mental health counselor providing services at North Fork Elementary and Pendleton High Schools.

Rainelle Medical Center
$10,000.00
This third year grant supplements a $38,000.00 grant RMC receives from the WV Bureau for Behavioral Health to support the mental health counselor providing services in Meadow Bridge Elementary and High Schools as well as in the Western Greenbrier Middle and High Schools. The $10,000 grant is used to strengthen the capacity for the provision of mental health services by funding supportive services.

Rainelle Medical Center
$54,100.00
This second year grant supports an additional school-based mental health counselor and continued development of a substance abuse/chemical addiction program at Meadow Bridge Elementary and High Schools as well as in the Western Greenbrier Middle and High Schools.

Ritchie County Primary Care
$50,000.00
This second year grant supports the school-based mental health counselor providing services in the Ritchie County Middle and High Schools.

Ritchie County Primary Care
$9,000.00
This grant is funding a feasibility study to determine the need for school-based health services in Wood County and the development of a plan for establishing a school-based health center in Jefferson Elementary School.

Wirt County Health Services
$50,000.00
This capital improvement grant was used for the purchase of a modular unit to provide needed space for the Jackson County Schools Wellness Center which provides school-based health services to Ripley Elementary, Middle, and High Schools.

The West Virginia Catholic Foundation
$155,230.08
This first year grant funds school-based health services for Wheeling Catholic Elementary School (Ohio County) and Weirton St. Paul Elementary School (Hancock County).

WV Primary Care Association, Inc.
$80,000.00
This second year grant strengthens the WV School-Based Assembly infrastructure by funding the Co-Executive Director position. Major goals include adoption of a strategic plan, formation of working teams, expansion of the WVSBHA Executive Team to include a representative from the Department of Education, undertaking a more aggressive membership campaign, and development of advocacy priorities in connection with the WV Primary Care Association and the National Assembly of School-Based Health Clinics (NASBHC).

WV Primary Care Association, Inc.
$24,730.00
This second year grant supports a Practice Management Project the goal of which is to improve financial viability of school-based clinics by assessing and making recommendations about billing practices in school-based health centers.

West Virginia University Foundation, Inc.
$45,000.00
This first year grant submitted on behalf of the WV Institute for Health Policy Research is being used to develop a planned and coordinated approach to insure accessible and quality health care for school-age children by funding the first phase of the evaluation of available health services for WV children. This grant also helped to fund the WV Children’s Health Conference in November 2005.