Montgomery County - 18 Grants

Grantee Organization: Family Services, Inc. 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant Amount: 17-003 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant will support the Thriving Germantown initiative, which focuses on increasing access to health and social support services in an underserved, low-income, and diverse community around the James Daly elementary school, a Title I elementary school. The Thriving Germantown initiative utilizes a collective impact model and builds on the "Promise Neighborhood" concept, which tracks 15 indicators across the cradle-to-grave continuum for low-income families. The Thriving Germantown initiative provides a multisectoral approach to improving both health and educational outcomes and offers the potential to leverage significant additional funding from private philanthropic organizations that may be replicable in other underserved and diverse areas of the state. CHRC grant funds are being used to support staff salaries and other program costs.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.fs-inc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Muslim Community Center
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 17-009 ($150,000) 
Grant Project Description: This  two-year grant supports expanded access to integrated behavioral health and substance use treatment services in the community and remove the stigma of seeking behavioral services among the minority population served at the Center. The organization currently offers part-time behavioral health services to Montgomery Cares patients, and this project will expand the capacity of the Center to serve additional patients who are not Montgomery Cares patients, i.e., Medicaid, private insurance, and Medicare.  Grant funds will be utilized for clinical staff salaries.
Organization Contact Information: 
http://mccmd.org/services/medical-clinic​

 

Grantee Organization: Institute for Public Health Innovation. 
Focus Area: Childhood Obesity
Grant Amount: 17-010 ($80,000) 
Grant Project Description: 
This two-year grant is being utilized to support the implementation of local school wellness councils in four Title I Elementary Schools in Montgomery County (in Long Branch/Takoma Park, Gaithersburg, and Germantown). The project will expand an existing project of Healthy Montgomery’s Transforming Community Initiatives, which is one of six sites selected to participate in a national initiative funded by the Trinity Health System.
Organization Contact Information: www.institutephi.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Chinese Culture and Community Service Center
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 16-014 ($200,000) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant is being utilized to support the relocation and expansion of the Pan Asian Volunteer Health Clinic, which serves the low-income Asian American population in Montgomery County. The clinic will provide primary care, case management, prescription assistance, lab testing, and free screening and vaccinations for Hepatitis B. The Clinic is staffed by volunteer physicians and part-time administrative staff. Grant funding is being utilized to the support the salary costs of program staff. 
Organization Contact Information: www.ccacc-dc.org​

 

Grantee Organization: Community Clinic, Inc.
Focus Area: Infant Mortality 
Grant and Amount: 15-001 ($110,000)
Grant Project Description: This one-year grant provides funding for CCI to expand services at its newly opened prenatal clinic in Greenbelt and access to a range of comprehensive women's health services. Grant funding is utilized to cover the salary costs of one FTE RN and one FTE Community Health Worker (CHW), as the prenatal clinic is currently staffed with three part-time volunteer NPs. Services enabled under the grant include care coordination, screening for depression, and screening/care management for diabetes. This proposal would serve Prince George's County, a jurisdiction identified by DHMH as a priority area. 
Organization Contact Information: 
www.cciweb.org

 

Grantee Organization: Family Services, Inc. 
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant Amount: 15-006 ($250,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant provides funding to expand Family Services' CareLink program to Holy Cross Hospital and Holy Cross Germantown Hospital. The CareLink program was previously successfully implemented at Washington Adventist Hospital and Shady Grove Hospital. The program targets individuals at a high risk for readmission who have behavioral health needs and/or medical conditions complicated by socio-economic factors. Grant funding is utilized to support the salary costs program staff.
Organization Contact Information: 
http://www.fs-inc.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Mobile Medical Care Inc. 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grants and Amount: 14-010 ($480,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the opening of a new multicultural safety net health clinic in the Aspen Hill neighborhood of Montgomery County. The clinic includes eight exam rooms for adult and pediatric medical care. Grant funding is being utilized to support salary costs of staff as well as equipment and supplies during the start up for the clinic. Mobile Medical Care Inc. leveraged this grant funding to receive $900,000 in Federal New Access Point funds and to become designated as a Federally Qualified Health Center.
Organization Contact Information: 
www.mobilemedicalcare.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: LHIC 13-006 ($200,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported
efforts The analysis of the healthcare and social service needs for patients presenting at local hospital EDs with behavioral health conditions. Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services carried out this program in collaboration with the Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery County.
Organization Contact Information: 
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/

 

Grantee Organization: Mobile Medical Inc.
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 12-006 ($136,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the opening of a new primary care clinic in Rockville, co- locating services with existing behavioral health care services provided by Montgomery County. The program integrated primary care and behavioral health treatment for depression, anxiety, addiction, and other clinical issues through collaboration with community organizations. Grant funds were utilized to support salary costs. The grantee reported providing services for 469 new patients through 815 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: 
www.mobilemedicalcare.org

 

Grantee Organization: Community Clinic, Inc.
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 12-008 ($280,000)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant expanded services for high-risk patients in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties by supporting the integration of Community Health Workers and other staff into its primary care clinical program. CHRC grant funding was utilized to enhance Community Clinic Inc.’s (CCI) electronic medical records system and support the salaries of program staff. The grantee reported serving over 4,919 individuals through 10,680 visits. CCI leveraged this grant funding to receive $1,926,000 in federal and private funding.
Organization Contact Information: www.cciweb.org

 

Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: LHIC 12-014 ($25,000)
Grant Project Description: 
The Montgomery County Health Improvement Coalition utilized grant funds to establish six workgroups to address the six priorities for community health improvement; (1) Behavioral health, (2) Cancers, (3) Cardiovascular disease, (4) Diabetes, (5) Maternal and infant Health, and (6) Obesity.  These workgroups are tasked with developing, executing and evaluating action plans targeting the priority areas. utilized grant funding to support two workgroups, of their existing coalition, Healthy Montgomery.​
Organization Contact Information: 
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/

 

Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 09-008 ($224,100)
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the expansion of health care and preventative dental services at four of the school based health centers in the county. Funds supported the purchase of equipment and the provision of fluoride varnishes to children in the school system. The grantee reported nearly 900 students were served through 1,420 primary cares visits and more than 1,700 fluoride varnish applications over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: 
http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/

 

Grantee Organization: Spanish Catholic Center
Grant and Amount: 09-012 ($300,000) 
Focus Area: Dental
Grant Project Description: The two-year grant supported a program providing services in the Montgomery County Dental Pilot program. This included preventative, diagnostic, and emergency services, such as regular cleanings, x-rays, and extractions. Grant funds were utilized to enable Spanish Catholic Center to increase the number of days the program served patients from two to four, with one day exclusively dedicated to serving pediatric patients. This program served more than 4,130 individuals and leveraged an additional $90,000 in program funding. 
Organization Contact Information: 
www.catholiccharitiesdc.org/page.aspx?pid=357

 

Grantee Organization: Muslim Community Center
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 09-015 ($240,000) 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant allowed expansion of a diabetes treatment program in the community center. Grant funds supported primary and specialty care for diabetic patients and worked with patients to receive diabetic education and regular tests such as HbA1c and retina exams. Grant funds supported the staff salaries for clinic staff. In 2011 MCC was the recipient of clinical staff from Kaiser Permanente’s Community Ambassadors Program, which sustained the Clinic's expanded capacity and diabetes program for an additional three years. The grantee reported serving 2,296 patients through 20,616 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://mccmd.org/services/medical-clinic

 

Grantee Organization: Primary Care Coalition of Montgomery
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 09-016 ($375,000)
Grant Project Description: The CHRC grant supported the Montgomery Cares program through the development of a Specialty Treatment Access Team which provided care coordination and case management services for the most complex specialty care patients. The grant also supported the Specialty Care Workgroup which focused on high-level change, coordination, and policy development to identify system level barriers to care and creating sustainable access to specialty care. Grant funds provided linkages and the specialty care referral process between safety net providers, care coordinators, and specialty care physicians.
Organization Contact Information: www.primarycarecoalition.org

 

Grantee Organization: St. Luke’s House
Grant and Amount: 08-011 ($350,000) 
Focus Area: I.T. 
Grant Project Description: This two-year grant supported the planning and implementation of a HIPAA-compliant electronic health record system in St. Luke's House's Outpatient Mental Health Clinic. Grant funds were utilized to assist in costs related to hardware and software expenses, staff training and project management and implementation. The transition to electronic health records allowed the organization to build a system mandated that clinical and program staff follow procedures to match Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR).
Organization Contact Information: www.stlukeshouse.org

 

Grantee Organization: Mobile Medical Care Inc. 
Focus Area: Primary Care
Grant and Amount: 08-026 ($500,000)
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported increased access to primary care and integration of behavioral health care services in a model that leverages grant funding with existing County resources. The grant funds enabled MobileMed to open a new primary care clinic in Rockville which was co-located with existing behavioral health care services provided by Montgomery County. The grantee reported that the clinic provided services to over 5,791 patients through 12,641 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: www.mobilemedicalcare.org/

 

Grantee Organization: Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services 
Focus Area: Behavioral Health
Grant and Amount: 07-009 ($491,854) 
Grant Project Description: This three-year grant supported the Under One Roof program which extended primary care services to individuals through the Department's Outpatient Addictions Program. Services included comprehensive and coordinated care at the DHHS's Methadone Clinic, Drug Court Program and the Threshold Psychiatry Clinic. Furthermore, Under One Roof was able to provide podiatry specialty care to patients referred from any Community Health Link clinic in the county. It also served as a satellite clinic for the Gude Men's Shelter in Rockville. The grantee reported that 1,510 individuals were served through 4,252 visits over the duration of the grant.
Organization Contact Information: http://www.montgomerycountymd.gov/hhs/

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