Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation - Promoting Healthy Living
Providing opportunities for our community to enthusiastically embrace a healthier lifestyle.

 


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The Pottstown Area
Health & Wellness Foundation

152 East High Street
Suite 500
Pottstown, PA 19464
610-323-2006
fax 610-323-0047

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Grants Awarded

 
Fiscal Year '14

Grant giving for FY’14 (7/1/2013 – 6/30/2014) was based on the Foundation’s long-term goals. The fall 2013 grant round includes 30 grants, totaling $1,364,682 awarded to non-profit organizations, schools, and municipalities. These grants are funded according to the following priorities:

PRIORITY #1: Healthy Behaviors.

PRIORITY #1B: Improving parks, programming and the built environment to increase access to physical activity - $27,500 awarded to support the following two projects:

  • Boyertown Area YMCA – Sports & Wellness Training Center
  • North Coventry Township – Kenilworth Park Disc Golf Course

PRIORITY #1C: Creating and promoting social networks involving healthy living - $932,000 awarded to support the following 14 projects:

  • Boone Area Library, Inc. – Collection Development of Non-Fiction Books and Related Items for Juvenile, Young Adult and Adult Library Collections
  • Borough of Pottstown – Walk & Bike Pottstown Project
  • Boyertown Area Community Wellness Council – 2014 Strengthening a Community Through Wellness
  • Chester County Community Foundation, Inc. – After School Programs at Park Springs Apartments
  • Greater Pottstown Tennis & Learning – Pottstown School District Free 10 & Under Tennis Clinics
  • Maternity Care Coalition – Pottstown Area Early Head Start
  • Philadelphia Freedom Valley YMCA – Nutrition Counseling/Healthy Eating Classes
  • Pottstown Area Police Athletic League – PAL Operating Program
  • Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center – Enhancing Prime Time Health
  • Pottstown Athletic Club – Pottstown Dragon Warriors – Community and Regional Dragon Boat Team Development
  • Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities (PCRC) – Opportunities for Improved Health of Clients and PCRC
  • Preservation Pottstown, Inc. – MOSAIC Community Gardens
  • Schuylkill River Greenway Association – 2014 Bike Pottstown Program
  • Triskeles Foundation – Food for Thought

PRIORITY #2: PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALTH - $345,182 awarded to support the following 11 projects:

  • Camphill Village Kimberton Hills – Aging in Community
  • Carson Valley Children’s Aid – Women’s Voices, Healthy Choices
  • Child Advocacy Center of Montgomery County (Mission Kids) – Expansion and Refinement of Mission Kids’ Family/Victim Advocate Program
  • Child, Home & Community – Pottstown Adolescent Prenatal, Parenting and Support Continuum
  • Community Health and Dental Care, Inc. – Outreach & Enrollment Assistance
  • Creative Health Services, Inc. – Healthy Weight Healthy Families
  • Family Services of Montgomery County (Project HEARTH) – Helping Elderly Adults Remain in Their Home
  • Montgomery County Community College Foundation – Dental Sealant Day
  • Phoenixville Healthcare Access Foundation – Health Care Access Vision, Dental, Prescription, Mammogram and Emergency Orthopedic Programs
  • Pottstown Family Center (Family Services of Montgomery County) – Resiliency Project
  • Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Community Services, Inc. – Personal Navigator Program with Expanded Legal Support Services

PRIORITY #3: STRENGTHEN NON-PROFITS - $60,000 awarded to support the following three projects:

  • Montgomery County Community College Foundation – Service Learning to Build the Capacity of Community-Based Non-Profit Organizations
  • Royersford Outreach, Inc. – Capital for building purchase and renovations
  • The Wyndcroft School – Create a Campus Building Campaign