Health Professions Development
- New Mainers Public Health Initiative supplement and expand a 5 year grant from UNE to support, encourage, inspire and mentor up to 75 9th and 10th grade students over three years from the LA area to enter a health care profession. $45,000 over three years.
- Tufts University for 2 ½ four year scholarships for a Maine student in the Tufts/Maine Medical Center program. $250,000 over 4 years in combination with funding from the Betterment
- AdCare Educational Institute/Maine to build the capacity of Maine’s home-based health care workforce to identify and respond to 1) elders who have substance abuse or mis-use issues; and, 2) Maine’s treatment and recovery workforce so they can respond effectively to the special needs of this population. $12,388
- Maine Resilience Building Network to provide follow-up training and technical assistance to participants at from ACEs to Resiliency: Promising Practices for Thriving Communities Summit $10,000
- Waldo County General Hospital to create a three county 24/7 Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner for Waldo, Lincoln and Knox counties. $45,000 over two years.
- Alliance for Addiction for the development, testing, and evaluation of the Pleiades model — a comprehensive bundling of services to decrease relapses and improve the outcomes for individuals with substance use disorders. $20,000
- Skowhegan Public Health to use Interactive Improvisational Theater which involves and assists the audience in recognizing issues and strategizing solutions to challenges faced by people with ACEs. $44,695 over two years.
- WinterKids To expand the WinterKids Challenge to a Winter Games Edition. $26,000 over two years.
- Adverse Childhood Experiences support for a second bi-annual conference and other activities as necessary to broaden the understanding of ACEs and their impact on the health of Maine people and on the Maine economy. $150,000 over 3 years.
- Area Agencies on Aging for support of the Tri-State Learning Collaborative. $30,000 over 4 years.
- Early Childhood Funders’ Group for coordination support. $5,000
- Healthy Oxford Hills for support of the operations of the Oxford County Wellness Collaborative. $92,500 over three years.
- Kennebec Valley Family Dental for pediatric equipment support. $20,000.
- Maine Wabanaki REACH Support for shifting from colonizing ways of living and the trauma that it imposed, to decolonizing leadership and creating communityship that assumes that all members are leaders in service of their community. $75,000 over three years.
- Family Hope to increase the use of the Family Navigator Support program. $15,000
- hear ME now for equipment to allow services to hearing impaired children in rural areas. $9,720
- Maine Resilience Building Network to create a sustainable, regional structure that responds to the rapidly expanding requests for local training and technical assistance on Adverse Childhood Experiences and resiliency. $104,895 over three years.
- Maine Network of Healthy Communities to develop a 5 year communications plan designed to generate support for the value of community-based coalitions that are focused on prevention initiatives to reduce chronic disease/improve quality of life. $11,000
- Tri-state Learning Collaborative to support the network’s aging in place initiative. $7,500
- Foundation initiated grants for advocacy on issues important to Bingham’s interest in a healthy Maine: American Heart Association; Consumers for Affordable Health Care; Center for Economic Policy; Maine Children’s Alliance; Maine Equal Justice Partners; Maine Primary Care Association; Maine Public Health Association; Maine Women’s Lobby; Preble Street. $10,000 each Maine Association for the Education of Young Children $7,500
- Maine Medical Education Trust to support Public Health 2018 and Beyond, a project initiated by the Bingham Program to create a system for rebuilding public health infrastructure in Maine. Up to $50,000.
- Foundation initiated grants for advocacy on issues important to Bingham’s interest in a healthy Maine: Consumers for Affordable Health Care; Maine Center for Economic Policy; Maine Children’s Alliance; Maine Equal Justice Partners; Maine Public Health Association; Maine Women’s Policy Center; NAMI Maine; Preble Street. $10,000 each
- Environmental Health Strategy Center to develop, in conjunction with the larger public health table, a Children’s Environmental Health Policy Platform and lay the groundwork for making significant progress in addressing preventable exposures to brain-destroying chemical in the129th legislature. $$40,000 over two years.
- Maine Children’s Alliance for an Early Childhood Funders’ collaboratively funded project for work to be done by the Children’s Alliance, the Maine Head Start Director’s lobbyist, and the Council for a Strong America to create an environment that will support expanded services to young children and their families. $150,000 over three years.
- Consumers for Affordable Health Care to increase its organizational capacity. $50,000 over two years.
- Council for a Strong America to strengthen and deepen work with 8-9 targeted GOP legislators on the critical value of early childhood education. $15,000
- Maine Center for Economic Policy for a report on the federal funds foregone by the current governor. $8,500
- Natural Resources Council of Maine to help towns whose contracts with PERC are expiring in 2018 find a replacement for their solid waste $25,000 over two years.