Missouri Health Nonprofits Receive $1.5 Million in Grants

6 years 8 months 3 weeks ago Tuesday, August 30 2011 Aug 30, 2011 Tuesday, August 30, 2011 11:24:00 AM CDT August 30, 2011 in News
By: Kylie McGivern

ST. LOUIS - The Missouri Foundation for Health (MFH) awarded 13 central Missouri nonprofits grants totaling more than $1.5 million. The funding supports nonprofits that work to improve Missourians' health. 

MFH's Basic Support program funds 10 grants totaling more that $1 million. Two-year grants were awarded to: 

  • Camp Hickory Hill for Diabetic Children, Columbia - $53,400
  • Phoenix Programs, Columbia - $100,000
  • Family Health Center of Boone County, Columbia - $200,000
  • Services for Independent Living, Columbia - $100,000
  • Unlimited Opportunities, Inc., Boonville - $100,000
  • Cole County Residential Services Inc., Jefferson City - $200,000
  • Cole County Senior Nutrition Program, Jefferson City - $67,600
  • Jefferson City Rape and Abuse Crisis Service Inc., Jefferson City - $100,000
  • CareTran Inc., Moberly, - $67,000
  • Senior American Multi-Purpose Center, Moberly - $100,000
MFH's Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Initiative (TPCI) awarded a $118,293 grant to Columbia-Boone County Public Health & Human Services, and MFH's Women's Health funding program awarded $149,771 to the Coalition Against Rape and Domestic Violence of Callaway County, Fulton. 
MFH's Board of Directors recently approved the local grants, part of a $7.8 million round of funding. 
MFH has issued more than $427 million in grants and in 9 years, and is the largest nongovernmental funder of community health activities in Missouri. 

 

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