Grants 2005-2006

In fiscal year 2005–2006, MZHF distributed grants totaling approximately $4.8 million. Of this total, approximately $3.79 million came from advised funds, $394,000 from patient care funds, $308,000 from research funds, $308,000 from unrestricted funds, and $47,000 from education funds.

The grants listing below includes awards approved by the Directors of Mount Zion Health Fund during fiscal year 2005–2006 from Board discretionary funds.

Access Institute
Provide on-site mental health services for low-income children and families at a San Francisco public elementary school.

A Home Within
Matching volunteer psychologists with San Francisco foster children and youth to provide free long-term mental health services.

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

Charlotte Maxwell Complementary Clinic
First year start-up of San Francisco clinic providing complementary alternative medicine and social services to low-income women with cancer.

Chronic Care HIV/AIDS Multi-disciplinary Program providing care and support to homeless and low-income adults.

Friends of the San Francisco Public Library
Western Addition branch renovation (located near UCSF at Mount Zion and utilized by campus neighbors, faculty, staff and patients).

Huckleberry Youth Programs
Provide mental health services to at-risk youth at three San Francisco locations (over three years).

Jewish Community Federation
Emergency grant for hurricane relief efforts.

Jewish Home
Pharmacy modernization project to improve patient care.

Latina Breast Cancer Agency
Breast cancer outreach and screening program in collaboration with San Francisco General Hospital mammovan program.

North and South of Market Adult Day Health Center
Purchase of physical and occupational health equipment for new combined housing/health program for frail elders in Mission Bay.

Philanthropic Ventures Foundation
Support for the 6th Annual Young Women?s Health Conference.

Planning for Elders in the Central City
Health outreach, organizing and advocacy for elders and caregivers.

San Francisco Free Clinic
Type 2 Diabetes Care Enhancement Program providing outreach, education and care for low-income individuals.

San Francisco Suicide Prevention
Support for the Youth Risk Reduction Program.

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

Southern Mutual Help Association
Emergency grant for hurricane relief efforts.

UCSF at Mount Zion
Center for Pelvic Physiology to conduct patient and physician outreach and education.

Cancer Center Clinical Investigator Research Program Award.

Center for Balance and Falls at Mount Zion to purchase patient care equipment and support staff start-up costs for this new program.

Cancer Center to support a data manager for investigator-initiated clinical trials.

Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program transitional funding to support a genetic counselor.Colorectal Cancer Prevention Program transitional funding to support a genetic counselor.

MZHF Fellowship in Intimate Partner Violence, a one-year postdoctoral training fellowship within LINC, a program of the UCSF Center of Excellence in Women?s Health.

Asian Heart and Vascular Center to conduct health screenings and educational outreach to San Francisco?s Chinese community.

Cancer Resource Center for a family retreat, volunteer training and recognition, and outreach communications.

Community-based and participatory research and outreach activities to raise awareness of the Cancer Center among underserved and minority populations in San Francisco.

Art for Recovery Firefly Project, a collaborative program which builds relationships between seriously ill patients and healthy teens through an exchange of letters/artwork culminating in a public reading.

Women?s Cancer Survivorship Program to expand access to care through clinical services, education and training.

Black Youth Cancer Education Program to introduce African American high school students to the research environment and health careers.

Cancer and the LGBT Community, a conference/community-awareness raising event to address cancer disparities and obstacles to care in this underserved population.

Bladder Cancer Support Group to establish an infrastructure and initiate regular meetings for patient education and support.

Acne and Psychosocial Outcomes study to measure health state utilities of acne vulgaris in SF public high school students.

To conduct patient-oriented outreach and educational seminars on the topic of ?Skin Cancer and Organ Transplant Patients?.

Study-related Transportation for Dialysis patients to ensure low-income patients? ability to participate in an NIH-sponsored clinical trial of frequent dialysis.

Pediatric Patient Incentive Reward Campaign to encourage well-baby and child visits among low-income families and provide health and development-related educational materials.

UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine
Pilot research study, Effects of Stress Reduction on Eating, Fat Distribution, and Cell Aging Among Overweight Women.