Archive for May, 2009

Grants for Children’s Health and Wellness Programs

This post is all about grants: The Saucony Athletic Footwear corporation sponsors the Run for Good program.  Run for Good encourages active lifestyles for children, with a goal of combating obesity.  They will consider proposals for programs that work towards this goal; applications that involve running programs will be given priority consideration.  Applications are due […]

May 29, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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WI Oral Health Funding and Resources

Here are a few grants and resources and information for Wisconsin oral health programs:   The Children’s Health Alliance of WI manages the Wisconsin Seal-A-Smile dental sealant program and awards grants to school-based sealant programs.  Eligible expenses include professional staff wages, equipment, clinical supplies and sealant material.  The Alliance encourages dentists, schools, public health departments, […]

May 26, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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A Final EMS Week Post

One more grant, a few Wisconsin-specific resources you might be interested in, and a few other resources.  Get out and participate in your community’s EMS activities this weekend!   The Federal Health Resources and Services Administration will award grants through the Public Access Defibrillation Demonstration Projects program.  They’re looking for “comprehensive, community-based public access defibrillation […]

May 22, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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More EMS Grant and Resource Info

Continuing my recognition of EMS Week, here’s information on some additional grants.  See some of my previous posts for other EMS-related grants.   The Walgreen Community Grant Program funds proposals in several health categories, including Civic and Community Outreach and Emergency and Disaster Relief.  They accept proposals on an ongoing basis.  You must be a non-profit, 501c3 […]

May 21, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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EMS Week in WI; Plus More Grant Info

Information on WI EMS:   The Baraboo District Ambulance Service will be observing EMS Week… all week!  Tuesday and Wednesday crews will be at school crossing guards, distributing  first aid kits.  Wednesday they will be at a local grocery store checking blood pressures, blood glucose, and answering questions about the service.  They’ll also hand out […]

May 19, 2009 · KJacobson · One Comment
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EMS Week and Grants

In honor of EMS week (May 17-23) on May 23 from 10:00 to 1:00 the Hazel Green Area Rescue Squad and Fire Department is holding an Emergency Services Fair at their headquarters, 3940 North Percival Street, Hazel Green.  Activities include tornado/fire trailer and K-9 unit demonstrations, rides on a Model A fire truck and a […]

May 17, 2009 · KJacobson · 2 Comments
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EMS Week May 17-23

EMS: A Proud Partner in Your Community is the theme of 2009 National EMS Week.  Events are scheduled around the country and probably in your community.  Here are a few in Wisconsin:   The WI EMS Association open house is May 16 from 12:00 to 3:00 at their new headquarters, 26422 Oakridge Dr., Wind Lake (near […]

May 15, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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National Rural Health Association Conference

Last week I was in Miami (!!!) for the annual NRHA conference.  I attended some great presentations by people working in a variety of rural health care fields.  Among the most interesting was a great presentation on putting together a workable (and working!) rural coalition (Session 1C: Rural Best Practices).  Another described how the Community […]

May 12, 2009 · KJacobson · No Comments
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