Projects

Pacific Hospital Preservation & Development Authority: The Health Equity Fund Announces 2021 Major Grant LOI Opportunities

Ongoing Projects

Sand Point Housing Behavioral Health Systems Assessment & Planning Project

Posted Fri, February 05, 2021

Grantee: Solid Ground
Timeframe: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 | Amount: $22,500

Nimble Grant funding will pay for the assessment of behavioral health needs and development of strategic workplan to narrow gaps in equitable health access for Sand Point Housing residents recovering from homelessness and other compounding barriers, further exacerbated by COVID-19.

2021 Recovery Legislative Advocacy

Posted Tue, February 09, 2021

Grantee: Washington Recovery Alliance
Timeframe: November 2020 - June 2021 | Amount: $20,000

The Washington Recovery Alliance (WRA) legislative advocacy work is a coordinated effort to help people in recovery across Washington engage their lawmakers and drive legislative change that addresses health disparities for individuals living with behavioral health challenges.

SAGE Intake and Enrollment

Posted Fri, February 05, 2021

Grantee: DESC - Downtown Emergency Service Center
Timeframe: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 | Amount: $15,000

DESC will use Nimble Grant funds to improve the SAGE intake system through the purchase of five laptop computers, SIM cards and associated peripherals. Currently, SAGE intake personnel do not have computers in the treatment rooms where intake interviews are held, so staff complete paper forms with the clients and then input the information into DESC’s CHASERS client database on desktop computers later.

Recovery Café Pop-Up Café

Posted Fri, February 05, 2021

Grantee: Recovery Café
Timeframe: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 | Amount: $15,000

Nimble Grant funding will help Recovery Café to pilot Pop-Up Cafés in King County, bringing much needed resources and recovery support directly to individuals suffering from homelessness, addiction, and other mental health challenges.

Service Expansion of the Interprofessional Student and Community Partner Organized UWHS Mobile Van

Posted Thu, May 14, 2020

Grantee: University of Washington Center for Health Sciences Interprofessional Education
Timeframe: Apr 2020 - Mar 2021 | Amount: $22,000

The UWHS Mobile Health Van project increases access to screening, referral and clinical services for persons experiencing housing insecurity and trains new healthcare providers to link across systems to improve disparities in underserved populations.

Development of an online training for bi-lingual individual to become “health information bridges”

Posted Tue, February 09, 2021

Grantee: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice
Timeframe: October 2020 - September 2021 | Amount: $24,000

This grant will develop an online training for bi-lingual individuals to deliver timely and accurate health information, including COVID-19 information and how to access health services during the COVID pandemic, to their vulnerable relatives.

Bridging the gap of health literacy

Posted Tue, February 09, 2021

Grantee: Alefba Group
Timeframe: November 2020 - September 2021 | Amount: $13,000

The Kankosh committee, which is a community based discussion and educational forum of Alefba Group (AG), will host facilitated virtual health literacy programs to overcome the gap that exists in the Iranian immigrant and refugees community.

Tefsa Program

Posted Tue, February 09, 2021

Grantee: Southeast Seattle Education Coalition
Timeframe: November 2020 - May 2021 | Amount: $20,000

Started as a community response to COVID-19 in March 2020, the Tesfa Program provides regular culturally appropriate, and accessible health information to the local Ethiopian community. The mission of the Tesfa Program is to reduce the disproportionate burden of COVID-19 and other diseases on the Ethiopian immigrant community in King County.

Mary’s Place Telehealth Access Rooms

Posted Fri, February 05, 2021

Grantee: Mary’s Place Seattle
Timeframe: January 1, 2021 - December 31, 2021 | Amount: $25,000

Pacific Hospital PDA Nimble Grant will be used to establish Telehealth Access rooms at each of the five shelter sites and one Women’s Day Center to increase access to healthcare among families experiencing homelessness, particularly those identifying as BIPOC.