Funders

In addition to the many child-health advocates and experts whose contributions support our work, we gratefully acknowledge the following generous funders:


Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation provides support for our Children’s Health and Education Mapping Tool, which overlays social determinants for child and adolescent health services on a map of the United States.

 


The Atlantic Philanthropies

The Atlantic Philanthropies provides funding to support technical assistance, federal and state advocacy, and a data collection project to create a predictive mapping system. The Philanthropies also provided funding to help develop our data center, leadership fellows program, and state policy collaborative.

 


S.D. Bechtel Jr. Foundation

The S.D. Bechtel Foundation has provided additional support for our data center.

 


US Department of Health and Human Services (HRSA)

Through a national cooperative agreement with HRSA, the School-Based Health Alliance assists the Bureau of Primary Health Care grantees (federal safety net providers) in meeting program requirements and improving performance in caring for the health of school-aged children.

 


CDC logo

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Division of Adolescent and School Health funds the Expanding Partnerships and Disseminating HIV Prevention Materials to Reduce HIV and other STDs among Adolescents initiative. Its goal is to increase education of key stakeholders on CDC-developed school-based approaches for creating healthier adolescents (10-19 years old) by reducing HIV and sexually transmitted disease (STD) infection.

 


CVS Caremark

CVS Caremark funded our New Directions for School-Based Health Care initiative to develop school-based health learning collaboratives around parent and youth engagement, patient-centered medical home, sustainability, and integration of public health strategies.

 


Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation funds the School-Based Health Alliance to equip school-based health professionals with skills to implement a screening, brief intervention, and referral to treatment (SBIRT) approach with students who are most at-risk of abusing drugs and alcohol.


DentaQuest Foundation logo

DentaQuest Foundation provides support for our Innovation in School-Based Oral Health Services initiative, which engages national oral health experts and seven of the largest U.S. school districts in the development and advancement of promising practices and innovative strategies in school oral health services.


Duke Endowment logo

Through support from The Duke Endowment, the Alliance increased by five the number of school districts participating in the Innovation in School-Based Oral Health Services initiative. The newest teams from North and South Carolina bring the total number of participating districts to 12.


Highmark Foundation logo

The Highmark Foundation provided additional funding to expand the initiative started by Merck on improving male adolescent immunization rates to include males ages 10-13. Focusing on the younger male aligns with new recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that adolescent males and females receive their first HPV vaccine between ages 10 or 12.


Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Permanente provides support for our Hallways to Health initiative, which engages school-based health providers in behavior change efforts to improve healthy eating, active living, and other social and emotional factors affecting students’ ability and readiness to learn.


Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB)

Through the National Quality Counts initiative, the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Division of Child, Adolescent, and Family Health provides support to the School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for School Mental Health at University of Maryland to expand the number of school-based health services and strengthen their sustainability by developing a set of national standardized performance measures.


Merck

Grant funding through Merck supports our project to improve adolescent immunizations rates by school-based health providers.

 


Thank you to all our funders for supporting us in achieving our vision that all children are healthy and achieving at their fullest potential.

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