Grants 2003-2004

In fiscal year 2003-2004, MZHF distributed grants totaling approximately $2.9 million. Of this total, $1.5 million came from advised funds, $447,000 from patient care funds, $401,000 from research funds, $398,000 from unrestricted funds, and $166,000 from education funds.

The Summary of Grants below includes awards approved by the Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2003-2004 from Board discretionary and other funds, as well as selected significant awards from donor-advised funds.

Patient Care
UCSF at Mount Zion Comprehensive Cancer Center
For programming at the Cancer Resource Center

To establish a program in symptom management and palliative care

UCSF at Mount Zion Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
To create an integrative medicine clinical service for inpatients

San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center
To retain a part-time consulting psychiatrist

UCSF at Mount Zion Women’s Health
To support a two-year fellowship in intimate partner violence

To provide comprehensive lactation support services

Institute for Community Health Outreach
To maintain HIV-related activities in the Bayview district

Planning for Elders in the Central City
For multi-cultural outreach to expand availability of medical and long-term care services to seniors and people with disabilities

To support operations of this day health program for HIV+ and AIDS clients

Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County
Second-year renewal of support for general operations

Volunteers to San Francisco General Hospital
To help construct a healing garden for the Comprehensive Breast Health Center

Jewish Family & Children’s Services of the East Bay
To facilitate access to health care through support of bilingual health navigators

UCSF at Mount Zion Cancer Center
For two-year research projects in:
– genomic analysis of patients with familial cancers
– early diagnosis of graft versus host disease in bone marrow transplant patients
– cost effectiveness of certain breast cancer prevention techniques

UCSF at Mount Zion Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
For a research fellowship

For research project in positive affect and stress hormones in newly diagnosed HIV+ men