Grants 2004-2005

In fiscal year 2004–2005, MZHF distributed grants totaling approximately $2.37 million. Of this total, approximately $1.3 million came from advised funds, $680,000 from unrestricted funds, $206,000 from patient care funds, $100,000 from research funds, and $82,000 from education funds.

The grants listing below includes awards approved by the Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2004–2005 from Board discretionary funds.

The Arc of San Francisco
Optimal Wellness & Health in Aging Project to improve the health of older, aging adults with developmental disabilities.

Caduceus Outreach Services
Provide comprehensive psychiatric care and support to homeless individuals.

Children’s Hospital & Research Center (Oakland)
Spanish translation of pediatric oncology handbook for patient and family orientation.

Institute on Aging
Start-up support for a Senior Assessment Center to evaluate elders’ needs and match them with services to maintain independent living.

Institute for Community Health Outreach
Outreach services to reduce HIV/AIDS among Bayview youth.

Jewish Community Free Clinic of Sonoma County
Medical services for low-income, uninsured families.

Jewish Home
Support for nursing education, dental clinic, and translation services.

Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Emergency funding for tsunami relief efforts.

Jewish Vocational Service
Support for a Certified Nurse Assistant training program in partnership with the Jewish Home (over three years).

Larkin Street Youth Services
Street START Project to develop a sustainable model to provide rapid STI and HIV testing for homeless youth.

Shalom Bayit
Healthy Jewish Families Project to provide care for victims of domestic violence and reduce incidence of domestic violence within the Jewish community through education and outreach.

UCSF at Mount Zion
Purchase of computed radiograph system for use by the Department of Radiation Oncology.

Health Information Alliance to integrate multiple patient resource libraries into one online catalog system.

Start-up support for Survivors of Childhood Cancer Program.

Purchase of an MRI-compatible vacuum-assisted breast biopsy unit for use by the Breast Care Clinic.

To create a web-based ambulatory clinic guide as an in-office support tool for medical professionals to facilitate patient care coordination.

‘Art is Healthy’ Project to provide leadership development for young women participating in the Young Women?s Health Conference.

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Demonstration project to provide a Perioperative Integrative Medicine Service (acupuncture, massage, and integrative medicine consultation) to all cancer surgery patients at Mount Zion Hospital.

Program evaluation of the Perioperative Integrative Medicine Service demonstration project.

Women’s Community Clinic
Street Outreach Project to provide health and wellness services for homeless and marginally-housed women in SF’s Mission District.