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2 1 Grant Writing For Community Health Hispanic Health Disparities Research Center January 28, 2011

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5 Who Are You? 4

6 Reason for existence – Mission Board Members Staff Financial Stability 5

7 What is the need that you Are addressing? 6

8 Problem Statement Current data Target Population 7

9 What will you do about it? 8

10 Plan of Action Tools Timeline 9

11 How will you know if youve done it? 10

12 Evaluation Plan; i.e. Number served Pre and Post Test Survey Data 11

13 How much will it cost? 12

14 Projected Budget Justifiable Costs – i.e. Unit of Service, Relevant equipment purchases Other support – Leveraged resources, organization contribution 13

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18 Mission Match Consistent with Vision, Fundamental Premise Goal related strategic plans & Objectives

19 Obligation for Accountability Government Regulations – IRS Community Served - Paso del Norte Region

20 Open Communication Easy to understand grantmaking New ideas always well received

21 Timely proposal turnaround Clear unbiased Review Process Clear definition of funding restrictions Personal assistance

22 21 221 N. Kansas, Suite 1900 915-544-7636 health@pdnhf.orghealth@pdnhf.org www.pdnhf.orgwww.pdnhf.org Better Health, Better Lives, and Better Communities

23 The Paso del Norte Health Foundation promotes health and prevents disease in the region through leadership in health education, research, and advocacy. 22

24 Health Promotion and Prevention Source: Prevention for a Healthier America Issue Report: www.preventioninstitute.org www.preventioninstitute.org Current Healthcare Spending Behaviors and Environment 70% Genetics 20% Healthcare 10% Factors influencing health National Health Expenditures Medical Services 96% Prevention 4% $2.2 trillon

25 24 There is a substantial return-on-investment in prevention An investment of $10 per person per year in programs to increase physical activity, improve nutrition, and prevent tobacco use could save the country more than $16 billion in annual health care costs within five years. For every $1 invested in community-based prevention, the return amounts to $5.60 Source: Prevention for a Healthier America Issue Report: www.preventioninstitute.orgwww.preventioninstitute.org

26 Service area: Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua, Mexico Doña Ana, Otero, and Luna Counties in New Mexico El Paso and Hudspeth Counties in Texas 25

27 Established in 1995 – proceeds from sale of Providence Memorial Hospital. One of the largest private foundations on the U.S.-Mexico border. First grants made in 1997 – committed nearly $100 million to 270 organizations. Intensive review of organizations operations, mission and strategic plan in 2007. Launched new strategic framework in 2008-2009 26

28 Address the needs of underserved children and youth in the region Lead efforts to improve health and wellness Convene and inform policymakers and opinion leaders regarding important wellness and health issues 27

29 28 Goal One: Children and youth will be physically active and have proper nutrition for a healthy weight and a strong body. Paid $760,000 to EPISD for the GET HIP program targeting 44,000 children Paid $299,000 to the YWCA for its After School program to reach more than 3000 children Established an Obesity Task Force to study and recommend actions to reduce obesity in our region.

30 Provided $638,000 to UTEP to continue the youth prevention and cessation campaign Provided $350,000 to 7 organizations for programs to discourage adolescent smoking and support cessation efforts Began research on best practice alcohol abuse prevention programs Conducting internal evaluation of Smoke Free grantee activities 29 Goal Two: Tobacco, alcohol, and illicit drug use will be eliminated among adolescents.

31 30 Goal Three: Children, youth and families will have access to health care, including access to mental health services. Granted $106,000 to La Fe to increase enrollment in SCHIP Hired consultant to assist with a mental health agency merger Granted El Paso Child Guidance Center $37,000 to increase access to mental health providers by developing a resource library and providing training and mentoring to mental health professionals in El Paso and Juarez Collaborating with agencies regarding government resources likely to be allocated for mental health in Juarez

32 Granted $270,000 to AVANCE to expand the parent/child program in El Paso and New Mexico Awarded $1.5 million to 17 grantees for programs under Goal 4 Two Should Know -Sexual health and Begin at Birth child abuse prevention Completed the Strategic Plan for Goal Four 31 Goal Four: Children and youth will grow up in healthy family and social environments.

33 Build a supply of highly trained, diverse health leaders and healthcare professionals Convene stakeholders, policymakers and opinion leaders regarding important wellness and health issues Be accountable as a leader to improve the health of the region 32 Leadership excellence is vital to coordinate and advocate for policy solutions to complex health issues.

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36 The highest use of capital is not to make more money but to make money do more for the betterment of life. -Henry Ford 35

37 Stronger presence in the policy arena New Calls for Proposals Leadership Program Sharing findings 36

38 All people deserve good health The Foundation's role is to lead, fund, promote and leverage opportunities to ensure that all people in the Paso del Norte region achieve good health. 37

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40 Communication, Coordination and Collaboration -Eduardo Sanchez, MD, MPH

41 Contact Us: Enrique Mata, Senior Program Officer (915) 544-7636 or emata@pdnhf.orgemata@pdnhf.org

42 41 221 N. Kansas, Suite 1900 915-544-7636 health@pdnhf.orghealth@pdnhf.org www.pdnhf.orgwww.pdnhf.org Better Health, Better Lives, and Better Communities


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