2014 Grant Recipients

The Board of Directors of the Catholic Health Foundation of Greater Boston, Inc. (“Catholic Health Foundation”) was pleased to make its first grants in June 2014:

Organization Name

Location

Grant Purpose

Grant Amount

Barton Center for Diabetes Education, Inc.

North Oxford, MA

Toward camper scholarships for financially needy children with Type 1 diabetes who reside in the Archdiocese of Boston

$7,500

Bethany Health Care Center

Framingham, MA

Toward facility renovations benefitting cancer patients

$30,000

Blessed Sacrament School

Walpole, MA

Support for school library materials to serve students and families dealing with grief and loss

$600

Care2Communities

Newton, MA

Support toward outfitting a container health clinic in Haiti

$100,000

Cathedral High School*

Boston, MA

Support for school Nursing Office & student health programming

$65,734

Cathedral of the Holy Cross

Boston, MA

Support for parish nursing program, Cathedral Cares Clinic

$6,907

Catholic Charities of Boston

Dorchester, MA

Support for staffing & for training staff in health-related data collection at St. Peter Teen Center

$25,313

Catholic Charities of Boston

Brockton, MA and South Boston, MA

Support for expansion of Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide training programs in Brockton and South Boston

$25,000

Catholic Charities of Boston

Hull, MA

Support for nursing staff & camper care at Sunset Point Camp

$20,000

Elizabeth Seton Academy

Dorchester, MA

Support toward school nurse

$7,500

Fontbonne Academy

Milton, MA

Improvements to health & wellness programming for students

$7,000

Immaculate Conception School

Lowell, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$3,000

Little Sisters of the Poor of Greater Boston, Inc.

Somerville, MA

Support for patient equipment for St. Joseph Unit, benefitting cancer patients

$40,000

Matignon High School

Cambridge, MA

Support toward a mental health professional to work with students

$9,500

Mount Alvernia High School

Newton, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Nativity Prep School

Jamaica Plain, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$4,040

Our Lady of Perpetual Help Mission Grammar School

Roxbury, MA

Support toward full-time school nurse

$10,000

Our Lady’s Academy

Waltham, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse

$5,000

Presentation of Mary Academy

Methuen, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Project Care and Concern*

Dorchester, MA

Toward health-related needs of the individuals and families served

$361

RCAB, Catholic Schools Office

Braintree, MA

Professional development for Catholic school nurses

$10,000

RCAB, Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Bereavement-Grief-Loss Workshop for parishes

$4,000

RCAB Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Train/certify three hospital chaplains in Catholic health care ethics

$16,050

RCAB, Office of Chaplaincies

Braintree, MA

Toward new Faith Community Nursing Program

$50,000

Saint Agatha Parish & Saint Agatha School

Milton, MA

Toward purchase of medical equipment

$3,000

Saint Bridget School

Abington, MA

Toward purchase of School Nurse Assistance Program (SNAP) software and medical equipment

$7,150

Saint Bridget School

Framingham, MA

Purchase of medical equipment

$3,319

Saint Catherine of Genoa School

Somerville, MA

Support toward part-time school nurse

$7,668

Saint Clement School

Medford, MA

Support toward full-time school nurse

$7,668

Saint Columbkille Partnership School

Brighton, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse

$7,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan, MA

Support toward school nursing program & purchase of School Nurse Assistance Program (SNAP) software

$25,000

Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy

Dorchester and Mattapan, MA

Support toward school nursing in Summer Program

$10,000

Saint John Preparatory School

Danvers, MA

For student meditative prayer and exercise programs in school’s Mindfulness Initiative

$10,000

Saint Joseph Manor Health Care, Inc.

Brockton, MA

Continuing education in nursing for staff pursuing RN licensure

$23,962

Saint Joseph Preparatory High School

Brighton, MA

Toward relocation and outfitting of school’s student fitness center

$19,312

Saint Mary’s Center for  Women and Children

Dorchester, MA

Support for Young Families Into Healthy Futures initiative

$25,000

Saint Michael School

Lowell, MA

Support for Student Health Office toward medical supplies, emergency equipment & health education programming

$8,000

Saint Patrick School

Stoneham, MA

Toward increased hours for school nurse

$5,000

Saint Raphael School

Medford, MA

Toward purchase of school medical equipment

$2,000

Ste. Jeanne d’Arc School

Lowell, MA

Support toward increased hours for school nurse & student health tracking software

$16,576

Signature Healthcare/Brockton Hospital

Brockton, MA

Toward funding a part-time hospital chaplain, one fluent in Haitian Creole or Cape Verdean Creole, supporting cancer and other patients

$20,000

South Boston Catholic Academy

South Boston, MA

Support toward increasing school nurse’s hours, health texts & teacher resources for enhanced nutrition curriculum

$15,000

Trinity Catholic Academy

Brockton, MA

Toward new initiatives for health & fitness programming

$15,000

Wounded Warrior Project*

Cambridge, MA

For health-related needs of wounded veterans in Greater Boston

$361

TOTAL GRANTS:

$684,521

 

*Denotes a grant award from a donor-designated fund