In addition to the many child-health advocates and experts whose contributions support our work, we gratefully acknowledge the following generous funders:
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 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.
The S.D. Bechtel Foundation has provided additional support for our data center.
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.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Division of Adolescent and School Health funds the Alliance to conduct learning collaboratives to promote efforts to reduce HIV, other sexually transmitted diseases, and unintended pregnancy.
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.
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.
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.
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau provides support to the School-Based Health Alliance and the Center for School Mental Health at University of Maryland to expand the number and improve the sustainability of school-based health services. In addition, we strive to improve the quality of services they provide through the spread of innovative and practical policy and finance approaches.
Grant funding through Merck supports our project to improve adolescent immunizations rates by school-based health providers.