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Recently Funded Projects

2017
Title Description Amount
Administrative Management Software and Community Needs Assessment To Identify Needed Resources for Families Affected by Addiction in Southeastern Massachusetts

1 Organize existing donor, volunteer, and constituent data so that it may be used to support the effectiveness of the program and allow for increased funding to serve clients now and in the future.

$18,940
Bridging Health Information Gaps at the Public Library

Access to reliable health information for vulnerable populations: Vulnerable populations often reflect diversity from a number of perspectives.

$16,364
Cancer Conversation: Saving lives through early cancer detection

15-40 Connection and the National Network of Libraries of Medicine both work to provide access to vital health information to improve quality of life and the healthcare experience.

$10,000
CoughEtiquette 2016-2017

We will continue supporting our education program with previous participants who wish to continue.

$12,558
Doula Technology Enhancement Project

Pettaway Pursuit Foundation's goal is to empower new mothers with education and support throughout the prenatal and postpartum period, to achieve healthy newborn outcomes through healthier and

$5,000
Education and Support for Prevention, Intervention and Recovery

This project will create a four pronged approach to education and support for students and families faced with addiction and recovery. Addiction is a family disease.

$9,150
Eureka Research Fair

Girls Inc.

$8,693
Health in the Square

The Health In The Square project will provide learning opportunities to the Mason Square community on nutrition, gardening, and health literacy.

$5,521
Health Literacy Collaborations: Addressing the Health Information Needs of Organizations Serving Adults with Low Health Literacy and Limited English Proficiency

The Plain Language for Health (PL4H) workshop is designed to increase consumer access to health information and services by training health information specialists, educators, librarians and others

$50,000
HOSA Technology Award: Algonquin Regional High School

Algonquin Regional High School has a HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) club going into it's 4th year.

$5,000
HPV Education: a varied approach

Team Maureen has been educating a wide variety of audiences about the connection between HPV and cancer since our inception.

$10,000
Leveraging Libraries as Hubs for Spontaneous Volunteers, Just-in-Time Training Guide On Utilizing the National Libraries of Medicine Resources

Post-disaster community members seek opportunities to volunteer and support recovery efforts.

$10,000
North Country Healthcare Library: Services Across a Rural 4-Hospital Affiliation

Gale Medical Library at Littleton Regional Healthcare in Littleton, New Hampshire, requests funds from the National Network of Libraries of Medicine-New England Region's Sub Award Request for

$11,036
Page Hilltop Elementary: Interactive Technology in the Health Classroom and Library

This health information outreach funding proposal is to obtain stateoftheart technology in both the library and health classroom at the Page Hilltop Elementary School in Ayer, MA.

$3,991
Portable Health Information Kiosk

The primary goal of this project is to assist in the delivery of improved health information to the residents of Martha's Vineyard, focusing primarily on seniors and their caregivers.

$5,000
Reducing Health Disparities among VIPs and Other Minority Groups

It is often said that if you want to be healthy, choose your parents wisely.

$10,000
Rethinking Early Neurosurgery: The Harvey Cushing collection

The Cushing Center, which opened in 2010, brought renewed attention to the materials within Harvey Cushing's collections, which include, beyond the Registry, over 200 boxes of archival materia

$7,689
See One, Do One, Teach One

The One Button Studio (OBS) is a simple video recording studio can be easily used by a novice to create polished video content such as oral histories, interviews, presentations, and instructional v

$9,700
Solving the Unsolvable A New Look at the Opioid Epidemic and Addiction in Adolescents

The primary purpose of the Solving the Unsolvable online discussion and symposium event is to bring together key stakeholders (located or affiliated with southeastern Massachusetts) involved in the

$8,600
St. Joseph's Elementary: Interactive Technology in the Classroom

This technology funding proposal is to obtain state of the art technology in the science and health classrooms at Saint Joseph School in Webster, MA.

$16,000

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