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 YearOrganizationLocationProject DescriptionProject ResultsGrant Amount
1 2003American Heart AssocationLittle RockOperation Heartbeat provides CPR training and placement of defibrillation devices in high traffic public areas. Read $78,800
2 2003American Lung Association of ArkansasLittle RockArkansas Asthma project focuses on teaching children how to gain control of their condition. Read $130,400
3 2003Arkansas Post Girl Scout CouncilPine BluffFit for the Future project supports exercise and nutrition for Girl Scouts in the Pine Bluff area. Read $7,000
4 2003Baptist Health FoundationLittle RockFund six nursing scholarships for graduates who wish to practice in the underserved areas of the Delta region of Arkansas. Read $30,000
5 2003Boston Mountain Rural Health CenterMarshallHealthy Lifestyles program serves Searcy, Van Buren, Stone and Madison counties. Read $42,000
6 2003Family NetworkSpringdaleHealth Education in Parenting program provides health education and access to affordable services in Springdale area. Read $98,000
7 2003Guadalupe Prenatal ClinicLittle RockClinic provides prenatal services to increasing numbers of immigrant Hispanic women in Central Arkansas who have limited resources for care. Read $50,000
8 2003Safe Jonesboro CoalitionJonesboroSupport the coalition’s mission to protect the young and the old by distributing child-safety seats and bike helmets and providing screenings and assessment to prevent falls among the elderly. Read $90,000
9 2003UAMS Arkansas Center for Health ImprovementLittle RockACHI statewide study to examine policy, program, financial and other access-related determinants of the use of cost-effective alternatives to institutional long-term care. Read $150,000
10 2003UAMS Department of Pediatrics KIDS FIRSTLittle RockAddressing the Arkansas Epidemic program addresses statewide childhood obesity. Read $140,900
11 2003University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS East)Helena-West HelenaYour Body, Your Health program designed to increase health knowledge and modify behavior patterns regarding hypertension, stroke, teen pregnancy, breast self-exams and sickle cell anemia. Read $70,000
12 2003YWCA Bess Chisum StephensLittle RockEncorePlus program is designed to reduce the Arkansas mortality rate of breast and cervical cancer. Read $75,000
13 2004American Lung Association of ArkansasLittle RockArkansas Asthma Open Airways for Schools project. Read $132,010
14 2004Arkansas Center for Addictions, Research Education and ServicesLittle RockBuilding Bridges Health Care project serves families affected by mother's addiction. Read $90,000
15 2004Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and PreventionLittle RockFolic Acid Education program increases the knowledge and intake of folic acid among Arkansas women of childbearing age. Read $90,000
16 2004Crowley's Ridge Development Council, Inc.JonesboroCHOICES prevents early onset of drug use. Read $7,775
17 2004Delta Memorial HospitalDumasLink to Life program addresses breast health, osteoporosis, prenatal and infant care in southeast Arkansas. Read $95,000
18 2004Focus, Inc.JonesboroProvides paraprofessional training through Northwest Arkansas Disability Health Education Conference. Read $10,160
19 2004Guadalupe Prenatal ClinicLittle RockPrenatal services for Hispanic women in Central Arkansas. Read $50,000
20 2004Interfaith ClinicEl DoradoClinic provides dental services for underserved people in south Arkansas. Read $25,000
21 2004Kiwanis Activities, Inc. Little RockPhysically Fit for Life program provides wellness information for Little Rock School District. Read $75,000
22 2004Northwest Arkansas Radiation Therapy InstituteSpringdaleMen's Healthcare Navigator (NARTI) provides educational support for men with cancer in northwest Arkansas. Read $70,750
23 2004Safe Jonesboro CoalitionJonesboroSAFE KIDS of Northeast Arkansas program provides national child-passenger safety technical training for law enforcement officers, fall prevention medical check for the elderly and bicycle safety presentations and free helmet distribution to 2nd grade students. Read $78,824
24 2004UAMS Department of Pediatrics KIDS FIRSTLittle RockChildhood obesity curriculum development and distribution. Read $119,000
25 2004University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Little RockArkansas Body Walk program teaches K thru 4th grade students about healthy behaviors. Read $107,716
26 2004YWCA Bess Chisum StephensLittle RockEncorePlus program is designed to reduce the Arkansas mortality rate of breast and cervical cancer. Read $50,000
27 2005Arkansas Center for Birth Defects Research and PreventionLittle RockFolic Acid Education program reduces the occurrence of foliate-preventable birth defects in Arkansas. Read $85,341
28 2005Arkansas Children's Hospital FoundationLittle RockInjury Free Coalition for Kids of Little Rock program provides child safety restraints. Read $24,051
29 2005Arkansas Educational Television Network FoundationConwayFighting Fat monthly television program addresses health issues, healthy living tips and fitness ideas. Read $70,522
30 2005Arkansas Human Development CorporationLittle RockPromotoras de Salud (Health Promoters) program assists the Hispanic and Latino community in Central Arkansas in learning healthy lifestyle skills. Read $73,304
31 2005Arkansas Rice DepotLittle RockFood For Kids program provides schools with new backpacks of nutritious foods. Read $75,000
32 2005Baptist Health FoundationLittle RockHere's to Your Health: Childhood Obesity program serves an 11-county area with education and intervention. Read $66,401
33 2005Community Clinic at St. Francis HouseSpringdalePrenatal Access program serves low-income expectant mothers in Washington County. Read $94,673
34 2005Crittenden Memorial HospitalWest MemphisChildren's Health Initiative addresses maternal health, child health and childhood obesity in Crittenden County. Read $30,890
35 2005Crowley's Ridge Rural Health CoalitionParagouldMarch into Fitness walking program serves Greene County. Read $44,438
36 2005Daughters of Charity Services of ArkansasDumasPharmacy Assistance program helps patients obtain low-cost or free medications and are taught proper medication usage. Read $48,158
37 2005Easter Seals ArkansasStuttgartServing the Delta region, the program initiates a car seat safety campaign, creates a parent resource library and provides training. Read $73,483
38 2005Focus, Inc.Jonesboro2005 Northeast Arkansas Health Education Conference. Read $10,000
39 2005Greater Texarkana Peoples' Clinic, IncTexarkanaClinic provides free medical treatment to uninsured residents of Miller County, AR and Bowie County, TX. Read $50,000
40 2005Kiwanis Activities, Inc. Little RockPhysically Fit for Life program provides wellness information for Little Rock School District. Read $75,000
41 2005North Arkansas Partnership for Health EducationHarrisonNorth Arkansas Wellness Initiative program provides education about risky lifestyle behaviors and health related costs for the youth, residents and workforce in north Central Arkansas. Read $112,418
42 2005Pine Bluff Chapter of the Links, Inc.Pine BluffHealthy Outcomes Promoted Through Education (HOPE) program provides obesity clinics for children. Read $39,200
43 2005Southeast Arkansas Education Service CooperativeMonticelloWellness Academics, and You (WAY) program provides students with the knowledge and skills to make healthy lifestyle choices. Read $117,633
44 2005St. Bernards Development FoundationJonesboroKids Camp program addresses childhood obesity. Read $68,739
45 2005UAMS Department of Pediatrics KIDS FIRSTLittle RockChildhood obesity in preschool and early elementary age children. Read $99,048
46 2005University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS College of Public HealthLittle RockSymposium on legal and policy issues related to obesity. Read $30,000
47 2005University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS East)Helena-West HelenaA Healthy Beginning program designed to focus intervention on expectant mothers in Phillips County. Read $69,154
48 2006Arkansas Children's Hospital FoundationLittle RockCommunity Focused School-based Obesity Prevention program provides the Little Rock School District with an obesity prevention curriculum. Read $149,974
49 2006Arkansas Delta Rural Development Network, Ozark Mountain HealthClinton2006 fall and spring Arkansas Institute on serving health and social needs of rural and impoverished Arkansans. Read $90,000
50 2006Arkansas Educational Television Network FoundationConwayEnhance the monthly program, Fighting Fat, by adding Fitness Witness and Crazy, Busy, Fit! Read $107,510
51 2006Arkansas Foodbank Little RockKids Café Pine Bluff program provides nutritious snacks and meals to children participating in the Boys and Girls Clubs. Read $43,450
52 2006Arkansas Human Development CorporationLittle RockPromotoras de Salud Community Focused School-based Obesity Prevention program addresses health concerns of Hispanics and Latinos. Read $84,957
53 2006Christian Health CenterCamdenCommunity Cares Prescription Drug program helps poverty-level patients receive prescribed medications at no cost directly from the pharmaceutical companies. Read $34,640
54 2006Coalition for Healthy ChildrenJonesboroReady Set Go Camp provides a two-week summer camp for 4th and 5th grade students who are overweight. Read $61,409
55 2006Committee for Healthier Children, Beebe Public SchoolsBeebeBeebe & Blue program provides a nine-month after-school program focusing on obesity among pre-K thru 9th grade students. Read $61,206
56 2006Community Clinic at St. Francis HouseSpringdalePrenatal Pathways program provides prenatal care for 1,500 Washington County women. Read $98,760
57 2006Conway County Christian ClinicMorriltonAddresses medical needs for the uninsured residents of Conway and Perry counties. Read $44,000
58 2006Crowley's Ridge Rural Health CoalitionParagouldMedicine Assistance program helps patients receive medications they otherwise could not afford. Read $84,400
59 2006Daughters of Charity Services of ArkansasDumasPharmacy Assistance program serves low-income clients from the Delta region. Read $43,212
60 2006Easter Seals ArkansasStuttgartServes critical needs of obese children in the Mississippi River Delta region of Arkansas. Read $61,649
61 2006Elkins Public Schools (Elementary)ElkinsIntegrated Change Activity and Nutrition (I CAN) program addresses obesity in 5th grade students in northwest Arkansas. Read $48,000
62 2006Good Samaritan ClinicFort SmithCoping with Hypertension and Diabetes program serves diabetic and hypertensive patients. Read $65,000
63 2006Greater Texarkana Peoples' Clinic, IncTexarkanaFunding for GTPC medical staff. Read $150,000
64 2006Ozark Health Medical CenterClintonFit Families program provides a family obesity prevention program for the uninsured and underinsured. Read $68,292
65 2006Parenting and Childbirth Education Services (PACES)JonesboroPACES Coming Alongside program serves pregnant or parenting adolescent women. Read $44,200
66 2006Safe Jonesboro CoalitionJonesboroGet Alarmed! program enables volunteers and firefighters to install smoke alarms or replace batteries at no cost to family. Read $25,974
67 2006Southeast Arkansas Health FoundationMonticelloFit Kids, Healthy Kids program addresses childhood obesity in the Monticello School District. Read $16,789
68 2006University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Little RockArkansas HOPE program provides nutrition and physical activity lessons for elementary schools in northwest and southwest Arkansas. Read $88,482
69 2006University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little RockHelping Schools Help Themselves - Resources for Schools program provides school guidelines for healthy eating, physical activity and obesity prevention required by state and federal legislation. Read $34,466
70 2006White River Rural Health Center, Inc.AugustaMedication Assistance program provides case managers for uninsured and underinsured patients. Read $48,081
71 2007American Lung Association of ArkansasLittle RockTrain 35 facilitators for Breath Well, Live Well Adult Asthma project that serves adults from Pulaski, Washington, Benton, Garland, and Craighead counties providing self-management skills to reduce the burden of asthma in adults and improve the quality of life for lung-disease patients. Read $44,900
72 2007Arkansas Association of Charitable ClinicsHot SpringsOperation Systems project provides system software designed to increase patient record-keeping for 27 member clinics. Read $100,000
73 2007Arkansas Rice DepotLittle RockFood For Thought program addresses childhood hunger by providing high-protein foods in backpacks. Read $100,000
74 2007Arkansas River Education Service CooperativePine BluffCoordinated School Health program serves students, 10-13 years old, in DeWitt, Dollarway, Pine Bluff, Sheridan, Stuttgart, Watson Chapel and White Hall by providing comprehensive health and physical education. Read $149,549
75 2007Boston Mountain Educational CooperativeWest ForkICAN Study program serves 4th thru 6th grades at Elkins Public School District providing a partnership between student, family, and school to fight childhood obesity. Read $150,000
76 2007Community Clinic at St. Francis HouseSpringdaleExpanded Access to Care program serves uninsured and low-income patients in Washington and Benton counties by increasing primary care. Read $84,002
77 2007Franklin County Learning Center, Inc.OzarkPurchase orthopedic positioning seats for children and adults being transported to developmental therapy. Read $11,000
78 2007Great Rivers Education Service CooperativeHelena-West HelenaGRESC Wellness project serves 4th and 5th grade students in Crittenden, Lee, Monroe, Phillips, Prairie, and Saint Frances counties providing health and wellness education. Read $149,018
79 2007Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment CenterBentonvilleFitness is Fun program serves preschool children in northwest Arkansas providing weekly physical education classes. Read $79,275
80 2007North Arkansas Partnership for Health EducationHarrisonNorth Arkansas Wellness Initiative program serves the underserved population in northeast Arkansas providing affordable health education services. Read $119,385
81 2007Parenting and Childbirth Education Services (PACES)JonesboroParenting and Childbirth Education Services provides case management services for young mothers and fathers in Craighead, Poinsett and Green counties. Read $52,728
82 2007PE4lifeKansas City, MOBuilding Healthy Student Bodies, One at a Time program serves middle-school students in Rogers. Also, training for 15 school cooperatives through the PE4life Academy Training site at Kirksey Middle School. Read $149,775
83 2007Phillips Community College of the University of ArkansasDeWittCPR/First Aid/ADED program provides mannequins and training materials for the DeWitt Campus. Read $4,510
84 2007Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (PARK Foundation, Inc.)Little RockGet Healthy Initiative program educates students to take an active role in developing healthy lifestyle patterns. Read $52,500
85 2007University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Little RockWE3 project provides mid-life and older women in Saline, Hot Spring, Garland and Montgomery counties with a fitness and nutrition education program. Read $21,766
86 2007University of Arkansas Fort Smith Dental Hygiene ProgramFort SmithDental treatment supplies for the Healthy Kids - Healthy Smiles program provides a sealant program to area elementary schools. Mostly 2nd thru 6th grade students who lack financial resources. Read $5,701
87 2008American Red Cross of Greater ArkansasLittle RockPrepare Central Arkansas program serves 13 Arkansas counties: Pulaski, Saline, Faulkner, Lonoke, Cleburne, Van Buren, Conway, Perry, Prairie, Monroe, Lee, St. Francis and Phillips counties. Program expands health and safety training courses in CPR/First Aid/AED, swimming and life guarding, babysitting and rapid response. Read $130,071
88 2008Arkansas Advocates for Children and FamiliesLittle RockA compilation and evaluation of current Arkansas programs that are effectively preventing childhood obesity. This $109,000 grant was co-funded with Arkansas Children's Hospital. Read $54,500
89 2008Arkansas Association of Charitable ClinicsHot SpringsNursing Homes Medication project serves low-income Arkansans with no insurance, Medicaid or Medicare. Act 162 authorizes qualifying charitable clinics to receive surplus prescription medicines from approved nursing homes and distribute the medications to needy Arkansans. Read $90,000
90 2008Arkansas County Partners In HealthStuttgartColor Me Healthy in Arkansas County program serves 350 students in 23 pre-school classrooms in Stuttgart, DeWitt and Humphrey. Program uses color, music, and exploration of the senses to teach children that healthful food and physical activity are fun. Read $17,427
91 2008Christian Health CenterCamdenBuilding Better Health program serves Ouachita, Union, Calhoun and Dallas counties. Program provides medical, dental, vision and mental health treatment and prescription medications. Read $69,000
92 2008Committee for Healthier Children, Beebe Public SchoolsBeebeBeebe & Blue program serves 50 children who are overweight in grades pre-K through ninth grade. Program provides physical assessments, daily physical exercise and healthy snacks for children after school. Read $61,206
93 2008Communication Arts InstituteEureka SpringsChewy Café program serves middle school youth, teachers and parents in Northwest Arkansas. After three years, the program will be expanded throughout the state then nationally. Program provides an innovative educational program focused on healthy cooking. Read $100,000
94 2008Community Clinic at St. Francis HouseSpringdaleCommunity Clinic Pediatric program serves the uninsured, low-income children in Washington and Benton counties. Distinct pediatric program provides medical and dental services to low-income and uninsured children. Read $92,744
95 2008Conway County Christian ClinicMorriltonMeeting the Medical Needs of the Uninsured program serves noninsured and underinsured residents of Conway and Perry counties. Clinic will dispense free medication to patients for a one-year period. Read $32,000
96 2008Crawford-Sebastian Community Development CouncilFort SmithDental Gap project serves Sebastian and Crawford counties. Project provides needed dental emergency services to the indigent, poor and elderly. Read $24,120
97 2008Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment CenterBentonvilleFitness is Fun program serves 650 children 3-5 years of age from northwest Arkansas. Program provides a nutrition and fitness program. Read $59,296
98 2008Holman Community Development CorporationStuttgartHolman Fit-2-Live program serves 300 at-risk youth in Arkansas, Monroe and Jefferson counties. Program provides health-oriented comprehensive and preventative services to foster healthier starts to adulthood. Read $132,900
99 2008March of Dimes Arkansas ChapterLittle RockImproving the Health of Arkansas' Babies project serves women of child-bearing age, especially women who are African-American or Hispanic in northwest Arkansas, central Arkansas and Delta counties. Project provides professional and patient education on premature births. Read $41,477
100 2008Monticello School DistrictMonticelloFit for Fun project serves students grades 3-8 in the Monticello School District and their parents. Project provides after-school physical and nutritional education programming for students. Read $80,000
101 2008Museum of DiscoveryLittle RockBirds and the Bees: A Discussion on Sexual Health program adheres to the curriculum standards of the Arkansas Department of Education for 4-8 grades. Program provides education on growth and development changes that take place during adolescence, how these interface with the reproductive system, and overall sexual health. Read $28,810
102 2008Positive Atmosphere Reaches Kids (PARK Foundation, Inc.)Little RockP.A.R.K. Physical Fitness Area program serves "at-risk" less-active students, 12-19 years of age, from Little Rock and Pulaski counties. Grant provides funds to update the fitness area. Read $66,000
103 2008Potluck, Inc.North Little RockPotluck Nutrition Education Workshop project serves at-risk children and adults across Arkansas. Project increases participation for the 2008 Nutrition Education Workshop. Read $9,000
104 2008Reach Out and Read ArkansasLittle RockExpansion of Reach Out and Read in Arkansas program serves infants age 6 months to children 5 years of age of low income and low literate families. Program provides free books from physicians during Well-Child check-ups and encourages parents to share books with their baby. Read $84,290
105 2008Rogers Public Schools--Physical Education DepartmentRogersPE4Life Extension project serves the Hispanic families at elementary schools in Rogers. Extension of the PE4Life model site establishes a health-fitness and action-based learning lab. Read $105,000
106 2008Southern Good Faith FundPine BluffCareer Pathways program serves Arkansans in the Delta region, Jefferson and Phillips counties. Program educates nurses in the Delta region of Arkansas. Read $50,000
107 2008UAMS Arkansas Center for Health ImprovementLittle RockTo review current research on evidence-based prevention of childhood obesity. This $50,000 grant was co-funded with Arkansas Children's Hospital. Read $25,000
108 2008University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture, Cooperative ExtensionLittle RockWellness Enhanced by Exercise & Eating (WE3) project serves mid-life and older women and senior couples in Saline, Garland, Hot Spring, and Montgomery counties. Project provides a long-term, research-based fitness and nutrition education program. Read $35,647
109 2009American Diabetes AssociationLittle RockAfrican-American Initiative program provides black churches and constituents with tools to address diabetes awareness, through lifestyle changes such as heart health, healthy eating, exercise and family involvement. The program serves 25,000 African-Americans and 400-500 families from central Arkansas, including 42 surrounding counties. Read $20,400
110 2009Arkansas Mission of MercySherwoodTwo-day Free Dental Clinic held in Springdale uses portable dental equipment to provide dental care for patients seeking care from volunteers. 1,500 to 2,000 patients are served by 700 volunteers. Read $25,000
111 2009Beebe Public SchoolsBeebeWii Bit of Fun at School program encourages students between the ages 4-14 to exercise in the Beebe Public Schools' Wii classroom. The program serves 1,485 children/youth. Read $14,014
112 2009Boston Mountain Rural Health CenterMarshallBlue Crew Nutrition and Exercise program provides nutritional after-school snacks, health education and physical activity training for children between the ages 9-18. The program serves 200 children in Searcy County. Read $36,000
113 2009Boys and Girls Club of Central ArkansasLittle RockTriple Play: A Game Plan for Mind, Body and Soul program promotes health and wellness for members of eight Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Arkansas. The program serves 600 club members between the ages 6-18. Read $48,499
114 2009Chicot Memorial Hospital FoundationLake VillageKids for Health-Chicot County/Desha County Program (Wellness) provides interactive videos for disease prevention and health promotion. The program serves over 2,000 public school children in grades K-6 in Chicot and Desha County. Read $37,560
115 2009Christian Community Care ClinicBentonAdditional Medical Personnel for CCCC project provides improved patient care to patients between the ages 18-62 who are chronically ill with uncontrolled diabetes and hypertension. The project serves approximately 750 Saline County residents. Read $72,269
116 2009Christian Health CenterCamdenBuilding Better Health program for 2009 increases clients' primary care service by 25 percent and prescription drug assistance by 10 percent. The program serves between 4,500 and 5,000 patients from Ouachita County. Read $34,000
117 2009CityYouth MinistriesJonesboroCityYouth's Fitness Bootcamp Unlimited Energy program provides at-risk youth, ages 6-18, with a Kids Fitness Bootcamp and offers educational sessions on nutrition to both youth and families. The program serves 100 youth and their families on the north side of Jonesboro. Read $79,439
118 2009Communication Arts InstituteEureka SpringsChewy Café Expansion program expands the number of Arkansas schools utilizing Chewy Café to prevent chronic diseases related to childhood nutrition and obesity for youth between the ages 12-15. Read $100,000
119 2009Community Clinic Rogers MedicalRogersPediatric Expansion in Benton County program provides pediatric medical services to an additional 1,300 low-income and unisured children in Benton County. Read $115,000
120 2009Crittenden Regional HospitalWest MemphisPerinatal Support program provides prenatal and postpartum home visits by doulas to assess needs and barriers to care for pregnant women. The program serves 316 pregnant women from Crittenden, St. Francis, Lee, and Poinsett counties. Read $31,385
121 2009Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment CenterBentonvilleEarly Childhood Education CPR/First Aid Training Outreach program provides free CPR/First Aid training to early childhood education professionals in northwest Arkansas counties (Benton, Washington, Carroll and Madison). The program serves 240 early childhood education professionals in Arkansas. Read $14,049
122 2009Kimmons Junior HighFort SmithPE4life program provides physical activity for students, parents and staff of Kimmons Junior High School in the northeast area of Fort Smith. Read $47,287
123 2009Madison County Health CoalitionHuntsvilleWork for Better Health Worksite Wellness program implements the American Cancer Society's curriculum, Active for Life, to increase physical activity. The program serves 1,500 residents of Madison County. Read $56,300
124 2009Museum of DiscoveryLittle RockBirds and Bees Grow Wings project provides sexual health education courses in a traveling format to approximately 1,000 teachers and students in grades 4-8, to help reduce teen pregnancy and sexually transmitted disease. Read $28,594
125 2009NEA Baptist Charitable FoundationJonesboroCenter for Healthy Children After-School Expansion program provides area schools outside Jonesboro with a 12-week nutritional and fitness program in grades 4-7. The program serves over 500 children. Read $23,959
126 2009Northwest Arkansas Free Health CenterFayettevilleThe Increasing Access to Health and Dental Care for Uninsured and Low-Income program expands the clinic's hours of operation from part-time to full-time. The program serves 13,500 residents of northwest Arkansas. Read $50,000
127 2009PE4lifeKansas City, MOGoing into communities, the PE4life in Arkansas project advocates for quality physical education programming and provide services needed to implement the PE4life approach. The area served is the south, east and central regions of Arkansas. Read $148,565
128 2009River City Ministry of Pulaski CountyNorth Little RockRiver City Ministry program doubles patient capacity by increasing facility space, expanding clinic hours, recruiting additional staff, increasing patient eligibility for prescription assistance and purchasing medical supplies. Read $24,000
129 2009Southern Good Faith FundPine BluffCareer Pathways Expansion programs provides nursing training and education for a stronger health-care workforce in Jefferson County. The program serves 65 people. Read $50,000
130 2010American Diabetes AssociationBentonvilleDiabetes Cure, Care, Commitment for Northwest Arkansas educational efforts seek to help 20,300 children and adults with emphasis on high-risk communities of African Americans, Latinos, Marshallese, and Native Americans who are twice as likely to have diabetes as non-Hispanic whites. Read $35,000
131 2010Area Agency on Aging of Southeast Arkansas, Inc.Pine BluffDiabetes and You! program offers diabetes education to seniors attending community health fairs (5,000 seniors) and 16 senior centers (400 seniors) from southeast Arkansas in Arkansas, Ashley, Bradley, Chicot, Cleveland, Drew, Desha, Grant, Lincoln and Jefferson counties. Read $25,876
132 2010Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance (AR Coalition for Obesity Prevention)Little RockGrowing Healthy Communities seeks to select five communities to receive resources to help make their community a healthier place to live and help combat obesity. Read $110,000
133 2010Arkansas Mission of MercySherwood2010 Two-Day Dental Clinic in Monticello offers free extractions, fillings, and oral hygiene instructions for 2,000 patients from southern Arkansas. Read $50,000
134 2010Arkansas Quality Foundation, Inc.Little RockBaby Steps program examines infant deaths to identify where there is disparity and why the disparity exists. A selected county will introduce a pilot-program for infant health counseling. Read $43,262
135 2010Baptist Health Foundation Little RockBringing Human Milk to Babies Who Need It Most program supplies breast milk for NICU infants. The program serves 656 mothers who are given, for one month, a Medela Symphony Electric Breast pump, breastfeeding education, telephone triage, and support from a RN certified lactation consultant. Read $149,940
136 2010Cedarville SchoolsCedarvilleHealthy Bodies Healthy Brains program offers greater physical activity in both core subject and physical education classes to 1,500 students from Crawford County. Read $62,160
137 2010Chicot Memorial Hospital FoundationLake VillageKids for Health program presents curriculum that targets disease prevention and health promotion. Currently, the program reaches 4,000 K-6 grade students from Chicot and Desha counties but hopes to serve an additional 4,000 students from Arkansas and Ashley counties. Read $60,182
138 2010Crawford-Sebastian Community Development CouncilFort SmithTooth Fairy project delivers a dental-health presentation to 1,000 low-income families from Sebastian and Crawford counties and distributes "Tooth Fairy" bags containing an age-appropriate toothbrush, tooth paste, floss and educational brochures. Read $5,032
139 2010Dallas County Alliance Supporting HealthFordyceMove, DASH, and Eat Healthy program offers a wellness-fitness program that includes a walking program and diabetes workshops. Read $8,805
140 2010FoodShare and Opportunity NetworkPrescottSenior Share program maintains “Senior Corner” providing 1,500 low-income seniors with food and personal hygiene products to help supplement their monthly-allotments. Two-thirds of the seniors from southwest Arkansas in Clark, Hampstead, Nevada, Pike and Waldo counties are African-American and female. Read $11,250
141 2010Friendship Community CareRussellvilleMiChild Enrichment and Therapy Center offers summer camps for developmentally-challenged children, age birth to 6 years. The camps benefit 300 family members from Arkansas River Valley allowing the parents a break from constant care. Read $41,528
142 2010Group LivingArkadelphiaHealthy Habits Healthy Life provides health education and physical activities for 55 developmentally-disabled clients from Clark County with the intent to help lower the average weight of both the client and the staff member. Read $4,107
143 2010Harding University College of PharmacySearcyEvaluating Outcomes of Cognitive Status and Pillbox Education on Diabetes Management Pilot project serves 50-100 diabetic patients that receive primary healthcare and prescription medications from White River Rural Health Center in Brinkley. Read $50,447
144 2010Harmony Health ClinicLittle RockDental and Hispanic Services at Harmony Health Clinic will expand routine, non-emergency, medical, dental, physical therapy, and prescription drug services. Individuals must be between the ages of 13 and 64, without medical insurance, and live or work in Pulaski County at least three-months prior to seeking assistance. Read $50,000
145 2010Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment Center BentonvilleEarly Childhood Health and Safety Training Outreach offers free CPR/First Aid certification for 528 early childhood education professionals from south Arkansas in Ashley, Benton, Bradley, Chicot, Crawford, Desha, Drew, Madison, Sebastian and Washington counties. Read $58,255
146 2010Hospice of TexarkanaTexarkanaThe Good Grief Club helps children, ages 6-18, cope with a loss due to death, divorce, a move, or incarceration of a parent. Read $11,505
147 2010Kimmons Junior High and Sutton Elementary Fort SmithAn expansion of PE4life program promotes physical activity for 3,000 students, parents and staff of Kimmons Junior High School and Sutton Elementary in Sebastian County. Read $104,860
148 2010Lawrence Memorial Health FoundationWalnut RidgeLawrence County Get Fit! program makes available in the county schools a dietician, fitness expert and counselor for their 17,000 students, ages 5-18, with the intent to promote healthy lifestyle issues. Read $42,270
149 2010Madison County Health CoalitionHuntsvilleWork for Better Health Worksite Wellness, following the American Cancer Society's curriculum, Active for Life, will increase exercise for 750 worksite employees. Read $66,360
150 2010NEA Baptist Charitable FoundationJonesboroCenter for Healthy Children After-School program encourages exercise and promotes healthy nutritional habits for 200-250 children, ages 8-12. Read $30,400
151 2010North Arkansas Partnership for Health EducationHarrisonChronic Disease/Healthy Living…It's Up to You program offers education, exercise and activities to promote chronic disease self-management for 25,000 patients from Boone and Newton counties. Read $117,371
152 2010Northwest Arkansas Free Health CenterFayettevilleNAFHC Expansion program increases clinic hours to be open five-days a week providing health and dental care to 13,500 uninsured and low-income individuals. Read $50,000
153 2010Northwest Arkansas Women's Resources (Loving Choices Pregnancy Ctr)RogersSTD/STI Testing program adds two new tests (Genital Herpes and Trichomoniasis) to its existing free STD/STI testing and treatment programs for HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. The program serves 500 at-risk women, ages 13-24, from Bella Vista, Bentonville, Fayetteville, Lowell, Rogers and Springdale. Read $49,756
154 2010Paragould Light Water & Cable EmployeesParagouldCPR for 6th Graders: Training Youth Instructors for the Home and the Community taught from the American Heart Association's CPR Anytime Kit will reach 2,200 residents. Read $17,000
155 2010Parenting and Childbirth Education Services (PACES)JonesboroWeekly Life Skill Classes held at CityYouth Ministries desires to help 150 pregnant and parenting teens from Craighead and Poinsett counties. Read $33,617
156 2010Pulaski County Youth ServicesLittle RockStudents and Parents Optimizing Recipes for Kids promotes nutritional education by teaching 180 sixth-grade students how to prepare nutritious meals and snacks. Read $16,050
157 2010River City Ministry of Pulaski CountyNorth Little RockDay Resource Center gives free medical, dental and ophthalmology services, with no-cost prescription drug coverage, to 150-200 uninsured, mostly homeless, patients from central Arkansas. Read $24,000
158 2010Shepherd's Hope Neighborhood Health CentersLittle RockShepherd's Hope Dental Clinic offers acute dental care for 500-800 uninsured midtown Little Rock residents. Read $25,000
159 2010University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UALR)Little RockFuture Smiles Dental Clinic gives 2,400 students restorative and preventative treatments such as fluoride varnish and sealants. The in-school clinic, located in Wakefield Elementary, provides dental services during 35 weeks of the school year. Read $50,100
160 2010University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little RockHELP Yourself program offers testing clinics and a media campaign for HIV/AIDS awareness serving 800 citizens from the Arkansas Delta region including Chicot, Crittenden, Desha, Lee, Monroe, Phillips and St. Francis counties. Read $34,397
161 2010University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little RockHealth Window (Ventanillas de Salud) provides health care resources to the 25,000 Latino/Hispanic individuals who visit the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock each year. Read $80,961
162 2010Van Buren County SchoolsClintonVan Buren County Schools Healthy Students offers substance-abuse prevention activities for 1,000 students, grades 6-12, to promote behavioral health. Read $55,200
163 2011A Divine Transitional Living, Inc.North Little RockPurchase supplies and materials needed to develop a community garden. $1,000
164 2011Alpha House, Inc.Mountain HomePurchase a humidity system for the shelter. $1,000
165 2011AMA, Association de Mujeres de ArkansasLittle RockSupport the health fair in southwest Little Rock on May 24, 2011. $1,000
166 2011Arkansas Academy of Family Physicians FoundationLittle RockPatient-Centered Medical Home Project would provide approximately 600,000 Arkansans with comprehensive primary care. Read $150,000
167 2011Arkansas Children’s Hospital Foundation Little RockSports Concussions: Baseline Neurocognitive Testing will train certified athletic trainers in 70 high schools to implement neurocognitive testing for sports concussions. Read $112,109
168 2011Arkansas Community FoundationLittle RockMini-grants Program provides fifty $1,000 mini-grants available to Arkansas organizations to assist with health-improvement efforts in their communities. The application and selection process for the mini-grants is administered by the Arkansas Community Foundation. $5,000
169 2011Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance (AR Coalition for Obesity Prevention)Little RockGrowing Healthy Communities will train 80 leaders from five communities to develop anti-obesity work plans, as well as hold regional, healthy-living summits. Read $143,000
170 2011Arkansas Quality Foundation, Inc. Little RockBaby Steps: One Step Further will develop a statewide infant death review process with community-based analysis and intervention plans, to help reduce infant mortalities and disparities. Read $124,537
171 2011Barton/Lexa School DistrictBartonFund a hygiene program for 5th & 6th graders. $1,000
172 2011Benton County Sunshine SchoolRogersPurchase a HeartStart FRx Defibrillator. $1,000
173 2011Brandon Burlsworth FoundationHarrisonEyes of a Champion provides free eye exams and glasses for approximately 1,500 children throughout Arkansas. Read $75,000
174 2011Brothers UnitedLittle RockPurchase oral hygiene and other personal care products, and healthy snacks for clients. $1,000
175 2011Cedar Ridge Junior High SchoolNewarkEstablish a mini health fair at Cedar Ridge Junior High School. $1,000
176 2011Charitable Christian Medical ClinicHot SpringsSupport the Drug Assistance Program in providing medicine to low income patients. $1,000
177 2011City of Cherokee VillageCherokee VillageEstablish a farmer's market to increase access to fresh, healthy food. $1,000
178 2011Clark County Charitable Health ServiceArkadelphiaSupport the provision of vouchered healthcare to uninsured Clark County adults living at or below 185% of the poverty level. $1,000
179 2011Concepts of TruthWynnePurchase supplies for the Concepts of Sexual Health: Health & You program taught in public high school health classes. $1,000
180 2011Conway Cradle CareConwayImprove the nutrition and health of children parented by teens. $1,000
181 2011Conway Interfaith Clinic, Inc.ConwayMedical Expansion Program seeks to expand clinic operations for low-income patients from three to four days per week, serving an additional 800 individuals per year. Read $68,168
182 2011Crittenden Regional Hospital West MemphisPerinatal Support Program provides prenatal and postpartum home visits by doulas to assess needs and barriers to care for pregnant women. The program serves 419 pregnant women from Crittenden, St. Francis, Phillips and Poinsett counties. Read $47,962
183 2011Dallas County Alliance Supporting Health FordyceMove, DASH, and Eat Healthy II offers a wellness-fitness program for approximately 1,060 individuals in Dallas County. Read $8,500
184 2011Fairview Community Development Assoc.El DoradoHold a health fair. $1,000
185 2011Family Service AgencyNorth Little RockSupport the adolescent substance abuse treatment program. $1,000
186 2011FoodShare and Opportunity Network PrescottKid Care and Senior Share provide food and hygiene items to approximately 750 low income individuals in Prescott. Read $18,000
187 2011Good Samaritan ClinicFort SmithPurchase prescription drugs for low-income individuals who are unable to afford monthly medication for chronic illnesses. $1,000
188 2011Greater Delta Alliance for Health, Inc.DeWittSoutheast Arkansas Diabetes Project will conduct four diabetes self-management courses, six diabetes education lunches and diabetes screenings for approximately 2,000 residents of Ashley, Chicot, Desha, Lincoln and Arkansas counties. Read $60,547
189 2011Harmony Health Clinic Little RockExpansion of Dental and Hispanic Services provide free services to 960 dental patients and 3,000 medical patients in Pulaski County. Read $45,000
190 2011Harvest Texarkana Regional Food Bank, Inc.TexarkanaFresh for You will provide more timely distribution of perishable foods to food banks in southwest Arkansas, serving approximately 30,000 individuals. Read $30,000
191 2011HealthWorks Fitness CenterEl DoradoSwimming classes for 16 Boys & Girls Club of El Dorado students. $1,000
192 2011Helen R. Walton Children's Enrichment CenterBentonvilleQuality Child Care Environments will seek to train 1,000 early childhood professionals in northwest Arkansas in child and playground safety and administer TB clinics and testing. Read $71,832
193 2011Helping Hand of Greater Little RockLittle RockProvide fresh produce to clients. $1,000
194 2011Highland Public School DistrictHardyPurchase pedometers to measure walking success. $1,000
195 2011In God's Hands Transitional Living HomeMagnoliaPurchase personal care products for clients of the College Care Bag Program. $1,000
196 2011In His Image Youth Development CenterLittle RockProvide nutritional and health education to parents and children enrolled in the center's early childhood program. $1,000
197 2011Jr. Master GardenersBradfordPurchase equipment and supplies for youth to create a garden and learn about how to incorporate healthy foods into their diets. $1,000
198 2011Lamar Elementary SchoolLamarSupport the Move Across America program which encourages students to exercise. $1,000
199 2011Lavaca School DistrictLavacaPurchase equipment for the audiologist's use at the Lavaca School-based Wellness Center. $1,000
200 2011Mission of Hope, Inc.HardyProvide medication and transportation assistance to homeless clients. $1,000
201 2011Monroe TEA - Hometown Health Improvement CoalitionBrinkleyProvide a community garden to citizens of Monroe County. $1,000
202 2011Monticello School District MonticelloFit 4 Fun will encourage physical activity and healthier eating in 2,125 students in the Monticello School district. Read $79,285
203 2011Movement FoundationNorth Little RockFeel Good Wellness Program to teach educators how to live healthier lifestyles through health and fitness. $1,000
204 2011New Beta Sigma Chapter Foundation Little RockSupport the 'Linking the Community to Health Services' event. $1,000
205 2011Newark Elementary SchoolNewarkHost free aerobics classes on the school campus. $1,000
206 2011Northeast Arkansas Bicycle CoalitionJonesboroSupport for "Women Can Ride". $1,000
207 2011Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center FayettevilleAccess to Prescription Medications seeks to increase its patients who enroll in prescription assistance programs from 912 to 1,176, serving an additional 264 patients. Read $42,500
208 2011Opportunities, Inc.TexarkanaCreate an education program for employees and clients families to learn about nutrition and healthy eating habits. $1,000
209 2011Ozark Center of HopeMountain HomePurchase personal care products for clients. $1,000
210 2011Ozark Foothills Literacy ProjectBatesvilleSupport project 'Doc Talk' in increasing health literacy skills by supplying pocket-sized visual medical translators to Hispanic residents of Independence County, so they may communicate more effectively with medical professionals. $1,000
211 2011Pangburn Middle SchoolPangburnPurchase exercise equipment for staff use at Pangburn Middle School. $1,000
212 2011Pangburn Public School - Health OfficePangburnPurchase equipment for the weight loss program at the Pangburn Public School Health Office. $1,000
213 2011Parenting and Childbirth Education Services (PACES)JonesboroHealthy Babies seeks to educate approximately 17,000 individuals about the dangers of Shaken Baby Syndrome and substance abuse during pregnancy. Read $41,336
214 2011Petit Jean Youth FoundationMorriltonDiagnose and treat mental illness, disability and emotional disturbance for youth regardless of ability to pay. $1,000
215 2011Pine Bluff Parks & Recreation - Saracen Landing Farmers MarketPine BluffCreate an outdoor kitchen for the "Let's Move" initiative. $1,000
216 2011Poinsett County 4-H FoundationHarrisburgFund healthy living activities at summer day camps for county children. $1,000
217 2011River Valley Christian ClinicDardanelleFree Care to Uninsured provides free medical, dental, vision and medication assistance to approximately 1,000 patients in the Dardanelle area. Read $56,700
218 2011Ronald McDonald House Charities of ArkansasLittle RockCare Mobile Dental Clinic provides dental care to approximately 2,000 underserved children by visiting elementary schools and summer programs in Pulaski, Saline, Perry, Faulkner, Lonoke, Jefferson and Grant counties. Read $150,000
219 2011Rose Bud Elementary SchoolRose BudSupport the Jump Rope for Heart program at Rose Bud Elementary School. $1,000
220 2011Salvation ArmyMountain HomePurchase food for individuals with special health and dietary concerns such as diabetes. $1,000
221 2011Salvation Army Central AR Area CommandLittle RockPay for prescriptions for clients in the Homeless Press On program. $1,000
222 2011Save Our HistoryHarrisburgPlant, grow and tend to an historic herb garden which will help educate school children and the general public about the healthy uses of herbs. $1,000
223 2011Serenity, Inc.Mountain HomePurchase athletic shoes for victims of domestic violence as part of the "Walk Tall, Run Free" project. $1,000
224 2011South Arkansas Caring Pregnancy Center (dba Hannah Medical Center)El DoradoSexual Integrity Project hopes to reach 5,000 students in Columbia, Union and Ouachita counties with sexual abstinence education. Read $35,353
225 2011South Arkansas Fights AIDS (SAFA)El DoradoSupport the HIV Testing Program. $1,000
226 2011Spirit Ridge Equine CenterParagouldBuilt a wheelchair accessible ramp at the new facility. $1,000
227 2011Springdale Public Schools Pre-K ProgramSpringdaleSupport the Nutrition Fair. $1,000
228 2011St. Bernards Development FoundationJonesboroSupport "lunch and learn" sessions of the 'Taking it to Heart' educational series. $1,000
229 2011Sutton Elementary PE4lifeFort SmithPE4life will reach approximately 2,000 students and parents in Fort Smith with increased exercise opportunities and family wellness nights. Read $108,095
230 2011TOPPS, Inc.Pine BluffPurchase equipment for the fitness program. $1,000
231 2011UAMS Arkansas Center for Health ImprovementLittle RockTo conduct a 12-month research study assessing and planning for primary and specialty care delivery in Arkansas. Read $432,438
232 2011University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UALR) Little RockFuture Smiles Dental Clinic provides 2,500 students with restorative and preventive treatments through an in-school clinic shared by seven elementary schools in Little Rock. Read $57,400
233 2011University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little RockInternal Medicine Resident Clinic will embark on a 12-month process to obtain NCQA accreditation as a Patient-centered Medical Home, serving approximately 5,976 patients in central Arkansas. Read $149,019
234 2011University of the OzarksClarksvilleCritical Dosages of Physical Activity will involve 800 school children in a study to measure physical activity intensities in a normal school program versus a structured program (SPARK). Read $49,000
235 2011Victory, Inc.MalvernPurchase oral hygiene supplies for the "Back-To-School Youth Explosion" event. $1,000
236 2011Women's Council on African American AffairsLittle RockBreast cancer awareness and screening initiative entitled, "Pampered Ladies Luncheon and Wellness Expo". $1,000
237 2011Yellville-Summit ElementaryYellvilleSupport the Safe Kids program at Yellville-Summit Elementary School. $1,000
238 2012Arkansas Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics FoundationLittle Rock Breathe Easy: Combating Asthma through Practice Quality Improvement will improve asthma control for 1500 children. Three pediatric clinics statewide will use practice quality improvement to implement asthma care guidelines for their patients. Read $122,511
239 2012Arkansas Children’s Hospital FoundationLittle Rock Seal the State Dental Sealant Program will reach out to more uninsured, at-risk and medically challenged children, screening approximately 1,200 additional children for dental sealants and expanding to seven additional counties (Lincoln, Chicot, Ashley, Bradley, Monroe, Lee and Cross). Read $138,500
240 2012Arkansas Children’s Trust FundLittle Rock Baby Safety Showers will provide home safety kits for 900 young, expectant mothers in 22 different sites across the state. The program will also provide car seats for 440 teen parents enrolled in the THRIVE home visiting program. Read $73,600
241 2012Arkansas Department of Emergency ManagementNorth Little RockAHELP at ADEM seeks to create a worksite culture that supports the workforce to make healthy lifestyle choices for the 100 employees throughout Arkansas State. Funding is for incentive prizes in support of this goal. $1,000
242 2012Arkansas Hospice, Inc.North Little RockThe Virtual Dementia Tour (group edition) from Second Wind Dreams provides an innovative tool to train our professional staff and allow anyone who takes the tour to better understand what it is like to be a demented patient. Tours will be presented to all new staff and anyone wanting to learn what it's like to experience this illness. $1,000
243 2012Arkansas Hospital Education and Research TrustLittle Rock The Best on Board Trustee Education and Certification program will offer education, testing and certification for approximately 80 percent of the hospital trustees in the state of Arkansas. The education for hospital trustees will be presented in two formats (live and online) on hospital fundamentals of governance and quality initiatives. Read $50,000
244 2012Arkansas Voices for the Children Left BehindLittle RockHealth Literacy for Grandparent and Relative Caregivers project seeks to print healthy lifestyle brochures for 350 families caring for children with incarcerated parents. The funding is to print the brochures. $1,000
245 2012Arthritis Foundation Southeast Region, Inc.Little RockArthritis Foundation Certified Instructor Training provides individuals with education and tools needed to conduct evidence-based exercise classes for up to 500 participants. Through aquatics, exercise, Tai Chi and Walk With Ease classes in East Arkansas, we will improve the physical and emotional health of adults living with arthritis. $1,000
246 2012Camp Aldersgate, Inc.Little RockSeniors Day Out Program at Camp Aldersgate seeks to maintain the health and wellness of approximately 60 senior adults in central Arkansas. Funding will be used to support the health/fitness components of the program. $1,000
247 2012CareLinkNorth Little Rock The CareLink HomeMeds program will identify, assess and resolve medication problems by implementing an evidence-based medication management improvement system for 500 ElderChoices home care clients in six counties in central Arkansas. Funding is for training, software and support for case management and pharmacy consultation. Read $54,090
248 2012CARTI FoundationLittle RockCARTI Transportation Assistance Program seeks to provide fuel vouchers to over 300 rural and low-income cancer patients who are receiving treatment at CARTI, statewide. The funding is for the purchase of fuel vouchers which will be distributed directly to qualifying patients. $1,000
249 2012Christian Health Ministry of White CountySearcyThe IT Upgrade Grant seeks to assist in upgrading the patient database system to allow Christian Health Ministry to effectively track over 1,500 medical visits each year by adults ages 20-62 in White County. This funding will be used to purchase software upgrade and computers as needed. $1,000
250 2012City of Cammack VillageCammack VillageThe City Cammack Village Swimming Pool Wheelchair Access Project seeks to install a wheelchair access lift to grant access to anyone that needs assistance getting into to our swimming pool in Pulaski County. The funding is for the purchase of the portable wheelchair access lift. $1,000
251 2012Community Clinic at St. Francis HouseSpringdale The Community Clinic Pediatric Expansion program will offer primary health care and integrated behavioral health services to an additional 1,500 children in Washington County. Funding is for a medical provider and a behavioral health provider. Read $150,000
252 2012Community First WellnessNashvilleHealthy Howard County will provide direct health education and awareness programs for at least 1,000 youth and adults, encouraging healthy nutrition, promoting physical activity and increasing health literacy. Read $57,150
253 2012Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc.North Little Rock Patient Centered Medical Home Collaborative will facilitate the achievement of patient centered medical home accreditation within all 73 Arkansas CHC sites to support improved quality and health-care delivery systems. The project will impact 150,669 patients in 54 counties. Read $88,431
254 2012Cossatot Community College of the University of ArkansasDeQueenThe Cossatot Community Health Center will enhance access to primary medical care to 900 underserved adults in Sevier County. Funding will help offset costs of personnel and consumable supplies as the current community charity care clinic transitions to a satellite clinic of Healthy Connections, Inc. Read $116,740
255 2012Crawford-Sebastian Community Development CouncilFort Smith Tooth Be Gone will help 250 patients in low-income areas in Sebastian and Crawford counties find education and pain relief from tooth decay. Funding will cover the cost of the part-time dentist, office supplies and dental supplies for 250 patients. Read $30,000
256 2012Delta Community Based ServicesLittle RockDaring 2 Strive Together, the Second Annual “At-Promise” Girls Empowerment Conference seeks to promote healthy lifestyles among teen girls ages 12-18 and connect them with resources that are relevant to their health, safety and overall well-being. We are targeting 300 girls statewide. $1,000
257 2012Delta Presents Outreach FoundationLittle RockTake Control of your Health: For Aspiring College-bound students is to inform students of the importance of making healthy decisions, which can lead to personal, social and academic success. Event is targeted to 20-30 black males, ages 17-18 in Pulaski county. Thus, this event is purposed to help combat the "Freshman 15". $1,000
258 2012Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House Fort SmithThe SunSMART Program seeks to educate 3,000 school-aged children in Sebastian and Crawford counties about protective behaviors that reduce damaging and dangerous sun and UV exposure. Funding is for sunscreen packets. $1,000
259 2012Eagle Mountain Magnet ElementaryBatesvilleTasty Treats from the Garden seeks to provide the knowledge needed for every student to understand the importance of eating fresh fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. Over 500 students and their families in Independence County will be impacted by the experiences gained from these nutrition activities. $1,000
260 2012East Arkansas Area Agency on AgingJonesboroJam Festival 2012 seeks to provide a sustainable fitness and health awareness program in St. Francis and other surrounding counties in Arkansas. Funding will assist with providing food, snacks, door prizes, t-shirts, or paying education professionals. $1,000
261 2012Elizabeth Richardson Center, Inc.SpringdaleMulti-sensory Environment seeks to provide the maximum amount of independence for over 300 adults with disabilities ages 18-67 in Washington, Benton and Madison counties. Funding will provide the equipment needed to build a multi-sensory room in which our clients can receive their therapies. $1,000
262 2012Forrester-Davis Development Center, Inc.ClarksvilleHealth and Wellness seeks to provide one Automated External Defibrillator in each of our four buildings in Johnson County to assist our clients in the event of an emergency needing an AED. $1,000
263 2012Friends of the Timberwolves, Inc.NewarkHealthy Habits seeks to promote and encourage participation in the exercise and nutrition classes the county provides free of charge for all county residents. We hope to reach 3000 men and women, ages 18-75, all demographics in Independence County. Funding is for promotion and encouragement for participants. $1,000
264 2012Girls Incorporated of Fort SmithFort Smith The Friendly PEERsuasion® program will help 800 girls in the Sebastian County area to avoid smoking, drinking or using drugs. Read $10,000
265 2012Greater Delta Alliance for Health, Inc.DeWittSoutheast Arkansas Diabetes Project-Phase 2 will improve the health of over 4,000 residents living with diabetes through education, screening and services. This project will target residents in Ashley, Arkansas, Bradley, Chicot, Desha and Lincoln counties. Read $65,800
266 2012Hearth, Inc.JonesboroMaking My Family Food Dollar Count seeks to educate 'at risk' families and individuals. We hope to reach at least 30 individuals or heads of household from the northern and western side of Craighead County. We will need to supply a gas stipend for volunteers and purchase food items that will be used for instructional purposes. $1,000
267 2012Hip Hop Tumblers, Inc.HarrisonDance, Tumbling and Cheerleading Classes for Underprivileged Children seeks to provide the opportunity for underprivileged children to participate in dance, tumbling and cheerleading classes. This grant would fund 10 children in the Boone County area. $1,000
268 2012Historic Harrison Business AssociationHarrisonSpring HEALTH Fest seeks to raise the awareness of the value of establishing a physical exercise habit in the lives of 3,000 residents from Boone, Carroll, Marion and Newton counties. The funds will be used to market the events using billboards. $1,000
269 2012Hometown Health Coalition NetworkWarrenThe Sheridan Middle School Activity Awareness Campaign seeks to bring awareness and action to 1,567 Sheridan Middle School students, facility and families in Grant County, Arkansas. The requested funding is to bring awareness, education and action to help reduce the rising rates of obesity among Sheridan Middle School students. $1,000
270 2012Hope Cancer Resources (Northwest Arkansas Radiation Therapy Institute)SpringdaleEducation for Life seeks to educate at least 500 elementary and middle school students in Lincoln in Washington county about skin cancer and healthy lifestyle behaviors to lower the risk of skin cancer. Funding is for educational materials and sunscreen for the students. $1,000
271 2012Jones Center for Families (Implemented by Comm Clnc St Francis House)SpringdaleBreaking Diabetes' Grip on the Marshallese will decrease the death rate from diabetes among Washington County's Marshallese population, which is estimated to be almost 6,000 people. Three hundred people will be selected to take part in the program. Funding is for diabetes education, nutrition, cooking and physical activity classes. Read $14,795
272 2012LifeHouse Ministries, Inc.ParagouldConcepts of Sexual Health seeks to continue teaching the medical facts regarding sexual health to our youth. Partnerships are with the Concepts of Truth, the Human Development Resource Council (HDRC), Department of Human Services, Paragould High School and Crowley's Ridge Academy. $1,000
273 2012Marion County Hometown Health, Inc.YellvilleMarion County Community Baby Shower seeks to educate and empower young parents and families in Marion County. Funding is to provide products and resources to the new moms and families. $1,000
274 2012Mid-Delta Health Systems, Inc.ClarendonTobacco is Trouble seeks to assist patients with quitting tobacco. The funding will buy one month of Nicotine Replacement Therapy for 18 patients, ages 20-70, in Monroe, Lee, Arkansas, Phillips and Prairie Counties. $1,000
275 2012Monticello School DistrictMonticelloHealthier US Schools Monticello will meet the foodservice requirements for the Bronze level of the National Healthier US Schools Challenge and comply with 2011 USDA School Meal guidelines for 2,125 students and 695 employees of the Monticello School District in Drew County. Funding is for foodservice staff training and for a school gardner. Read $80,000
276 2012Newton County Resource CouncilJasperThe Summer Youth Program seeks to operate a five-week summer day camp to serve 200 youth aged 6 to 18 in Newton County, providing physical activities, fitness, parenting and leadership skills. Funding will help provide salaries and supplies for operating the program. $1,000
277 2012Northwest Arkansas Community CollegeBentonvilleOne Size Doesn’t Fit All project will provide a variety of age-level CPR manikins along with first aid and CPR and AED training materials for 12 high school students per medical professions class annually in Washington and Benton counties. $1,000
278 2012Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center (NWAFHC)FayettevilleThe Prescription Assistance Program will provide access to prescription medications for 1,588 uninsured and low income individuals in Northwest Arkansas through program enrollment assistance. The funding is for the clinic's patient advocate and related expenses. Read $50,000
279 2012Old High Middle SchoolBentonvilleChair-Free Classrooms: Enhancing Student Learning and Focus through Active Sitting seeks to obtain a classroom set of stability balls to promote fitness, focus, and movement in the science classroom. $1,000
280 2012Our House, Inc.Little Rock Improving the Health of Homeless Families and Individuals in Central Arkansas will increase access to health services and promote health education, improving the health of the 850 homeless adults and children served each year. Read $52,785
281 2012Ozark Guidance, Inc.SpringdaleJoin the Journey for Mental Wellness will seek to de-mystify mental health challenges by using social media to shift the conversation about mental health from shame to an open transformational dialogue. The goal is to promote understanding about mental health. $1,000
282 2012Ozarka CollegeMelbourneThe Australian Walkabout Fitness Challenge: A Journey to a Healthier Life seeks to engage at least 100 adults and 40 children from Fulton, Izard, Sharp, and Stone counties in a program that involves collectively walking 8,675 miles while learning to live and vacation in a healthy manner. $1,000
283 2012Paragould School DistrictParagouldParagould High School Wellness Center seeks to improve the overall well-being (mental and physical) for 50 male and female students in Greene County. Funding is for after-school fitness bootcamp. $1,000
284 2012Parenting and Childbirth Education Services (PACES)Jonesboro The Healthy Babies Project will educate 22,000 students and individuals in Northeast Arkansas about the dangers of Shaken Baby Syndrome and prenatal drug and alcohol use by making presentations in schools, childcare facilities and at community events. Read $40,341
285 2012Pediatrics Plus Community ConnectionsConwayPlans are to offer TOP Soccer for children with disabilities at the I CAN! Arts and Resource Center in Saline County in the Fall of 2012 to approximately 20 children in Saline, Pulaski, Jefferson and Grant counties. The objective is to help improve the overall health of children with special needs in these areas. $1,000
286 2012Pulaski Technical College FoundationNorth Little Rock Using Distance Education will improve health-care delivery in Arkansas by training future health-care professionals. Funds support an Associate of Allied Health degree in anesthesia technology, delivered in traditional classroom format in central Arkansas and through advanced-level distance education at up to six sites around the state. Read $76,400
287 2012S.W. ChanceMaumelleExposing people with disabilities to low fat, low sugar, heart healthy snacks and low impact exercise seeks to positively influence 345 or more men and women with developmental disabilities, 18 years old and older, from all racial and ethnic backgrounds in Pulaski, Saline, and Lonoke Counties in Central Arkansas. $1,000
288 2012Southern Arkansas University TechCamdenCaring for Our Elderly will recruit and pay the tuition and fees for 96 minority males or females who are unemployed or underemployed from Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas and Ouachita counties to receive Certified Nurse Assistant training in an effort to increase caregivers for the area’s elderly population. Read $78,048
289 2012University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS South)El Dorado South Arkansas Safety Baby Showers will lower risks of unintentional injuries to infants through educating parents and providing necessary safety items. This program will reach more than 240 people in Ouachita, Union and Calhoun counties. Funding is for safety items and program supplies such as a child passenger safety seat simulator. Read $42,316
290 2012University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little Rock Strategies for Establishing a UAMS College of Dentistry will serve the entire state of Arkansas by improving the number and distribution of dentists. Funding is for developing the intellectual and physical infrastructure capable of creating the strategies to achieve that goal. Read $150,000
291 2012University of Central ArkansasConwayNutrition Magic: Preschoolers and the USDA MyPlate project seeks to provide instructional programming for pre-K children and their teachers and families. $1,000
292 2012Washington Regional Medical FoundationFayettevilleThe Washington Regional Cancer Support Home seeks to minimize cancer-related mortality in Northwest Arkansas by providing cancer education to the public; screening clinics for low income persons; comfortable accommodations for patients seeking treatment; and support programs for patients. $1,000
293 2012Wildwood Park for the ArtsLittle RockLily and the Apple Seed seeks to encourage young audiences to make wise choices about their health and diets and seek out opportunities for artistic expression and education. The funding of $1,000 will help better prepare the touring company members for workshop instruction in the classroom. $1,000
294 2013Academy of Creative Arts at Shorter CollegeNorth Little RockFresh Start Whole Food Nutrition Program, through a community garden, will provide affordable access to organic fruits and vegetables and nutrition information. $1,000
295 2013Amboy Community Food PantryNorth Little RockSchool's Out: Extra Cereal for the Kids project will provide breakfast cereal for 1,340 children during the summer months. $1,000
296 2013ARcareAugustaARcare Healthy Weight Initiative seeks to promote healthy eating and physical activity in 350 children in K-6th grade at McCrory Elementary School and 150 adults in McCrory, Woodruff County. Funding is for educational brochures, communication in newspaper, flyers and letters to parents, physical activity equipment, and healthy snacks. $1,000
297 2013Arkadelphia Community Foundation DBA Clark County Strategic PlanArkadelphiaClark County Adolescent Summer Fitness Challenge will provide the services of a Registered Dietitian and healthy snacks for 8 to 10 youths. $1,000
298 2013Arkansas Association of Health System PharmacistsLittle RockHealth and Wellness Education by the UAMS Student Society of Health System Pharmacists will conduct a health literacy education series for medically underserved populations in Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas. $1,000
299 2013Arkansas Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics FoundationLittle Rock Improving Patient Care Through Practice Transformation and Education will build a statewide infrastructure to transform pediatric practices through learning collaboratives and quality improvement. The project utilizes an existing Asthma Project, and national and local expertise to engage stakeholders and build Patient-Centered Medical Homes. Read $149,029
300 2013Arkansas Children's Hospital FoundationLittle Rock The Dental Sealant Program will continue providing primary dental care and cavity protection to approximately 1,000 at-risk and medically challenged school-aged children in areas of need in south Arkansas and parts of the Delta. Read $100,000
301 2013Arkansas Department of HealthLittle RockThe Arkansas Stroke Registry will improve the quality of care for all stroke patients treated in Arkansas hospitals. Read $140,485
302 2013Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance (AR Coalition for Obesity Prevention)Little RockGrowing Healthy Communities: From the State Capital to the City Hall, Increasing Regional and Local Involvement will train and fund regional and local projects that will increase access to healthy and affordable foods, increase opportunity for physical activity, and encourage policy change and advocacy throughout the state. Read $150,000
303 2013Arkansas Insurance DepartmentLittle RockAHELP-- Motivate, Move, Maximize will teach 200 employees how to make proper food selections, prepare food in a healthier manner and learn how to exercise while at work. $1,000
304 2013Arkansas Tech UniversityRussellvilleSafe Spring Break Health and Wellness Fair seeks to empower students to have a safe and healthy Spring Break. Approximately 400 students will be reached: college students, both traditional and nontraditional, ages 17-30. $1,000
305 2013Arkansas Workers' Compensation CommissionLittle RockAHELP Initiative will purchase exercise equipment and incentive items to encourage healthy life choices by 110 employees. $1,000
306 2013Bethlehem Missionary Baptist ChurchMagnoliaCommunity-Wide Vacation Bible School will promote healthier eating and exercise by 120 children. $1,000
307 2013Boy Scouts of America, Chickasaw CouncilMemphis, TNSummer Camp Scholarships offer additional funding for youth, ages 6-21 located within Crittenden County, that would like to attend the annual summer camp program in Hardy. $1,000
308 2013Brandon Burlsworth FoundationHarrisonThe Eyes of a Champion Program will provide free eye exams and glasses to 880 preschool through 12th grade students in Arkansas. Funding will provide eye exams and glasses for underserved students, along with educational material to nurses, counselors and optometrists. Read $50,000
309 2013Bryant Parks and RecreationBryantBishop Parks Community Garden project seeks to build a community garden for over 6,000 residents in Bishop Park and the greater Saline County area, via a partnership with the Midtown Farmers' Market. Funding is for general supplies used in building 50 raised-bed, community garden plots. $1,000
310 2013Cabot Crisis Pregnancy CenterCabotEmpowered! Sexual Risk Avoidance seeks to educate 4,600 teens in the Cabot School District about abstinence from all high-risk behavior (and especially from STDs and dating violence). Funding is for informational brochures about STDs, healthy relationships and dating violence. $1,000
311 2013Calhoun Heights Community Outreach, Inc.MagnoliaSummer Enrichment Program will purchase stationary exercise bikes, fitness mats, and exercise videos for use by 25 to 50 children. $1,000
312 2013CALL, The, in Cleburne CountyHeber SpringsCPR and Pediatric First Aid Materials will provide required training of its volunteers. $1,000
313 2013CAPCA, Inc.ConwayOral Health & Healthy Nutrition for At-Risk Children: Building Strong Bodies & Teeth will provide oral health education, resources, dental services, healthy nutrition and education for 1,610 at-risk children in Faulkner, Cleburne, White and Desha Counties. Read $62,210
314 2013CareLinkNorth Little RockHomeMeds Program will identify, assess and resolve medication problems by expanding an evidence-based medication management improvement system for 500 Medicaid home-care clients in six counties in Arkansas. Read $45,090
315 2013Center for Fathers & FamiliesParagouldHealthy Lifestyles project uses a "love and logic" curriculum to teach parenting skills to approximately 75 adults, helping them to raise responsible and well-adjusted children. $1,000
316 2013Centers for Youth and FamiliesLittle RockMental Health First Aid Training will equip individuals of all ages, races and socioeconomic backgrounds in Arkansas with tools to address mental health needs and build stronger children, families and communities. Read $5,950
317 2013Christian Health CenterCamdenService Expansion Program will provide access to primary care practitioners for the medically indigent by helping the clinic to maintain its prescription assistance program and electronic medical records. $1,000
318 2013City of BatesvilleBatesvilleThe Eat Well, Play Hard, Make it Balance project will increase the number of city employees who participate in physical activity and wellness opportunities in the area. $1,000
319 2013City of LockesburgLockesburgProject Play will provide a safe community park for the 735 residents of Lockesburg in Sevier County. The funding is for improvements to the basketball court and adding playground equipment for the encouragement of physical activity. Read $40,000
320 2013Community First WellnessNashvilleHealthier Howard County will provide direct health education and awareness programs to at least 1,000 youth and adults, encouraging healthy nutrition, promoting physical activity and increasing health literacy. Read $99,500
321 2013Community Health Centers of Arkansas, Inc.North Little RockThe Documentation/Data Entry Redesign Project will use data to validate and drive quality improvement in Diabetes/Cardiovascular Disease measures via improved/proper electronic medical record utilization and use of the data warehouse. This project will impact 154,577 patients across Arkansas. Read $82,917
322 2013Compassion Works for AllLittle RockFamily Re-Unification Broadcasts will provide a series of radio broadcasts aimed at men and women who are incarcerated, offering advice on laying groundwork for establishing successful relationships with their estranged children and other family members. The programs will also be available on radio and online. $1,000
323 2013Conway County Literacy CouncilMorriltonThe program will provide Safety Baby Showers for 10 low-income at-risk pregnant women and 10 supportive family members in Conway County. Funding is for safety products to reduce injury at home. $1,000
324 2013Cushman United Methodist ChurchCushmanHelping Hands Food Pantry will feed the hungry, impacting the lives of 1,200-1,500 people in Independence County and surrounding areas. Funding will be used to purchase food and household products. Read $2,000
325 2013Fayetteville Public Education FoundationFayettevilleRoadrunner Day seeks to integrate fitness and wellness into daily routine for 300 students of Asbell Elementary in Fayetteville. Funding is for an event to kick off a 6-month get-fit campaign. $1,000
326 2013Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas, Inc.JonesboroThe Senior Pack Program will provide increased nutritional value in the 26 food boxes provided annually to the recipients in Craighead, Greene, Jackson, Lawrence and Poinsett Counties. Read $5,000
327 2013Forest Park Elementary PTALittle RockCentennial Athletic Pavilion and Track will increase physical activity on campus through the purchase of two adjustable basketball goals. $1,000
328 2013Franklin County EMSOzarkCardiac Monitor Upgrade will update four current cardiac monitors by purchasing new monitors to replace them. This funding will be beneficial to all citizens of Franklin County who might need medical assistance. Read $135,878
329 2013Gaines House, Inc.Little RockUplifting the Health of Indigent Women will provide funding for basic physical and mental health-care costs for women residing at Gaines House who have no other sources to pay for these services. Read $35,000
330 2013Grand Prairie Charitable Christian Medical ClinicDeWittPatient Medications and Clinic Maintenance project seeks to purchase prescribed medications for uninsured adults in DeWitt and the surrounding area who visit the clinic, as well as for maintenance required on the clinic itself. $1,000
331 2013Greater Delta Alliance for Health, Inc.DeWittThe Provider Education Program will provide health literacy education to health-care providers throughout Southeast Arkansas and improve the communication gap between local providers and their patients. The project will also promote the utilization of local health-care resources through a comprehensive resource directory of services. Read $71,576
332 2013H. L. Lubker ElementaryBald KnobThis program will purchase cardio rebounder trampolines to provide a fun and exciting cardiorespiratory activity for 600 K-5 students. $1,000
333 2013Hartford School DistrictHartfordFunds will be used to support a community health fair. $1,000
334 2013In Your Hands Ministries, Inc.North Little RockNutritional Outreach for Kids provides a foundation of hope for families and children through love and everyday nutritional needs in the McAlmont area of Pulaski county in the eastern part of North Little Rock. $1,000
335 2013Independence County Hometown Wellness CoalitionBatesvillePhysical Activity Fun seeks to promote a county-wide exercise program and increase participation of community members by at least 40 new participants in Independence County. Funding will be used to advertise the program in the local paper, distribute fliers with program information and encourage participation with small health incentives. $1,000
336 2013Jack Stephens Youth Golf Academy, Inc.Little RockThe First Tee's Summer Outreach Program will provide healthy lifestyle programs for more than 1,000 young people, primarily from impoverished families. $1,000
337 2013Jackson County Learning CenterNewportHealthy Lifestyles program seeks to educate 10 staff members and 27 consumers, who are adults with developmental disabilities, on the importance of physical activity and healthy meal planning. Funding is for classroom materials and community-based instruction. $1,000
338 2013Jes LeRe Hama Corp.Memphis, TNThe Drug Abuse Awareness and Healthy Lifestyle Choices program will educate 500 to 1,000 students located in the Delta region of Arkansas about drug abuse risks. $1,000
339 2013Kirby School DistrictKirbySugar Sugar Everywhere will inform the 360 students in Kirby Public School in Pike County of the dangers of too much sugar intake. $1,000
340 2013Lee County Cooperative ClinicMariannaRegional Health Education Fair seeks to hold a Health Fair on June 21st on the football field at the Lee County School District where 500 participants and more than 20 vendors will attend. $1,000
341 2013Lend A Hand of Lincoln CountyStar CityEmergency Food Assistance Program seeks to provide nutritious and healthy food for approximately 1,000 people in need in Lincoln County. $1,000
342 2013Leukemia & Lymphoma SocietyLittle RockLight the Night Walk seeks to raise money to support research, patient services and support groups in Arkansas. Funding helps provide financial aid, co-pay assistance and education to blood cancer patients. $1,000
343 2013Lupus Foundation of America, Inc., Arkansas ChapterHot SpringsThe Public Awareness of Lupus in Arkansas Project will increase awareness in Arkansas of the cruel mystery disease lupus. $1,000
344 2013Magnolia Hospital FoundationMagnoliaThe Magnolia Regional Medical Center Wellness Park will promote fitness and healthy lifestyles by providing an area specifically targeting those needs for all ages. Funding will be used to underwrite the cost of renovating the existing city park into a wellness park. Read $17,828
345 2013Midland High SchoolPleasant PlainsStep Up to Good Health seeks to provide organized, convenient physical activity for 40 people in the Pleasant Plains community located in Independence County. Funding is for the equipment needed to start up the fitness club. $1,000
346 2013Mission Outreach of NEA, Inc.ParagouldCharitable Medical Clinic seeks to provide access to life-sustaining or life-saving surgical procedures to impoverished individuals in Northeast Arkansas who, without assistance, would face adverse outcomes in their personal health. $1,000
347 2013Mississippi County, Arkansas Economic Opportunity Commission, Inc.BlythevilleHealthy Futures will provide 40 early childhood classroom teachers with training and curriculum materials for a comprehensive early childhood PE program and support for child nutrition. Six hundred parents will receive the “We Can” parenting training to address childhood obesity. Read $41,660
348 2013Monticello School DistrictMonticelloHealthier US Schools-Monticello will use the 2012 USDA School Meal Requirements to educate students (grades K-8), their families, employees and Drew County residents about healthy eating and physical activity. Funding is for Registered Dietitians to provide guidance and a healthy environment to the District and for a part-time gardener. Read $80,000
349 2013New Morning Star Children & Families Development Services Center, Inc.Pine BluffHealthy Choices is an exercise program geared toward health-care needs of 25 African-Americans in Pine Bluff, aged 35 to 50. Funding provides flyers for recruiting participants, purchases equipment such as resistance-bands, floor mats, pedometers and aerobic steps to encourage activity, and provides health incentives for participation. $1,000
350 2013North Park Baptist ChurchVan BurenAEDs for NPKidz will purchase two AEDs to help protect the 150 babies, children, and youth that attend North Park Baptist Church in Van Buren. $1,000
351 2013Oil Trough SchoolOil TroughStep Up to Good Health program seeks to increase the physical activity of a minimum of 30 community members by three hours a week in the Oil Trough Community of Independence County. Funding will be used for aerobic steps, hand and arm weights, pedometers and health incentives for participation and successes. $1,000
352 2013Our House, Inc.Little RockImproving the Health of Homeless and Formerly Homeless Families in Central Arkansas builds the partnerships, resources and evaluation systems that will significantly improve the health status and health-care access of the 1,000 homeless and formerly homeless clients served each year. Read $50,000
353 2013Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic ChurchHopeFood Pantry seeks to provide food assistance to 2,450 individuals during the grant request period. Food will be purchased from local food banks and will be distributed on a monthly basis. Clients will come primarily from the Hope/Hempstead County area. $1,000
354 2013Ozark School DistrictOzarkPlay Equipment seeks to purchase additional equipment for 75-100 4th and 5th grade students in Ozark (Franklin County). The money would be used to purchase hula hoops, jump ropes and tetherballs/poles. $1,000
355 2013Peace at Home Family ShelterFayettevilleBuilding Bridges will improve the health services provided in emergency rooms by training 150 Washington County emergency room personnel on victim-centered domestic violence intervention. $1,000
356 2013Perryville School DistrictPerryvilleThe PHS School and Community Garden will teach students about growing and eating different type of fruits and vegetables. $1,000
357 2013Pulaski Technical College FoundationNorth Little RockCreating State-of-the-Art Replicable Distance Education to Train Tomorrow’s Health-Care Professionals will implement a state-of-the-art model for distance education in anesthesia technology with enrollment of 10 students in the first year of instruction in Benton, Washington, Craighead, Jefferson, Saline, Pulaski and White Counties. Read $56,000
358 2013Quality of Life Outreach, Inc.MenaOutreach Resource Guide seeks to develop a community resource guide for the low-income residents of Polk County. Funding will be used for publication of the guide. $1,000
359 2013Samaritan House Community CenterRogersSamaritan Health Clinic will expand its dental program to offer a full range of dental services (extractions, restorative, preventive) for 250 uninsured adults in Benton and Washington Counties. Read $15,000
360 2013Save the Children Federation, Inc.MaumelleAfter-School Healthy Choices aims to improve the health of 500 youth ages 5-12 in Crittenden, Lee, Mississippi, Ouachita, Phillips, St. Francis and Woodruff Counties through after-school physical activity, healthy snacks and health education programming. Read $40,000
361 2013Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski CountyLittle RockHealthy Eating on a Shoestring Budget will provide education to low-income, single-parent students on the role of nutrition, and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle by making affordable, positive choices. Seventy single-parent Pulaski County families (240 individuals) will benefit. Read $13,260
362 2013Southeast Arkansas Education Service Cooperative FoundationMonticelloEffectively Conducting Physical Fitness Assessments on School Age Children will train 60 Southeast Arkansas educators and community volunteers to more accurately measure student physical fitness levels. $1,000
363 2013Southeast Arkansas Medical Education Foundation, Inc.Pine BluffHealth Literacy Awareness will help consumers who attend flu shot clinics in understanding the questions to ask medical providers about their health conditions and medications. $1,000
364 2013Southside Elementary SchoolBatesvilleStep Up to Good Health program seeks to provide a recreational space and organized physical activity class for 50 participants of all ages in the Southside community of Independence County. Funding will be used for start-up equipment. $1,000
365 2013St. Bernards Development FoundationJonesboroFit 4 Life: Mission Possible on the Mile will give skills and knowledge to 710 underserved children ages 3-12 in Craighead County to improve their nutrition and fitness for lifelong health. Read $112,860
366 2013St. Vincent Infirmary Development FoundationLittle RockPatient Care Simulation Laboratory will establish a simulation lab with video recording technology. Training focuses on individual skills plus teamwork in routine, complex medical situations and low-incidence, high-crisis situations. Read $125,051
367 2013Stone County Hometown Health Planning Coalition, Inc.Mountain ViewFamily Care Fair seeks to provide 500 citizens with health and safety materials at a community health fair. $1,000
368 2013Texarkana Arkansas Police DepartmentTexarkanaP.R.I.D.E. Academy program seeks to provide a positive outlet for 871 developing young adults in the Texarkana area of Miller County, so that they may choose a better life for themselves and those around them. Funding is for support of guest speakers, supplies, promotional items and food for the event. $1,000
369 2013United Way of Garland CountyHot SpringsBaby Safety Showers will reach 160 maternity patients who are in their last trimester to educate them and their family members on infant and child safety. Funding will furnish these maternity patients with safety items for their infants and other children in the home, to create a safer environment. Read $12,716
370 2013University of Arkansas Community College at BatesvilleBatesvilleGet ACTIVE seeks to increase the physical activity by at least three hours a week of at least 40 faculty, staff and students who work or attend the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville in Independence County. $1,000
371 2013University of Arkansas Community College at Hope FoundationHopeProject New Life Education will purchase a Noelle S575 with birthing suite to be used by 300 Health Professions students representing Hempstead, Columbia, Clark, Union, Little River, Miller, Lafayette, Nevada, Pike, Sevier and Howard Counties. Read $33,000
372 2013University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS Northwest)FayettevilleThe Northwest Arkansas Graduate Medical Education Consortium will expand medical residency training in Internal Medicine with a total of 24 residents every three years (eight per year). Training will take place in Washington, Benton and Sebastian Counties. Read $98,000
373 2013University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little RockEducation and Promotion of Physician Assistants in Arkansas will serve Arkansas by increasing the number of PAs, particularly in medically underserved areas. Funding will create awareness among physicians and communities about the benefits of PAs and assist in recruiting clinical preceptors and applicants for the UAMS PA Program. Read $117,000
374 2013Village CommonsLittle RockHealthy Foods Community Dinner program seeks to increase access to healthy foods and build community for 270 community residents in the 12th Street community of Central Little Rock. Funding is for supplementary food items, cookware and materials to ensure food safety. $1,000
375 2013Waldron School DistrictWaldronThe Waldron School District will provide a Licensed Mental Health Therapist for students ages 5-18 in Scott County. Read $58,000
376 2013We Care Adult Day Care Center, Inc.North Little RockMental Stimulation & Sensory Awareness Therapeutic Program seeks to improve the quality of life of up to 20 elderly adults who have some degree of dementia/Alzheimer's, or stroke-related disabilities. $1,000
377 2013Westside Consolidated School District #5JonesboroStabilizing Learners' Lives will improve the mental, physical, educational and social health of 60 special education students, through the use of 25 stabilizing balls. $1,000
378 2013White County Medical CenterSearcyA Day of Caring hopes to provide personal-care items for White County residents. Funding will be used to purchase bar soap, shampoo and deodorant to distribute to participants, from teenagers to senior citizens. $1,000
379 2013White County Single Parent Scholarship Fund, Inc.SearcyThis program will provide scholarships to single parents who wish to pursue a medical career. $1,000
380 2013Wynne Public SchoolsWynneThe Exercise Station Project will construct a series of exercise stations along walking/fitness trails to promote healthy lifestyles and decrease obesity among students. Read $42,900
381 2013Youth Bridge, Inc.FayettevilleThe Electronic Medical Record System allows Youth Bridge to continue providing mental health, medical-related, and substance abuse services to 250 low-income youth on Medicaid from eight counties. Read $150,000
382 2014Advantages of Southeast ArkansasMonticelloSpecial Needs Activity Court will purchase sports equipment for use by special needs adults. $1,000
383 2014Alma High SchoolAlmaBe Fit While You Sit helps students at Alma High School become more physically fit by using hand weights in the classroom. $1,000
384 2014American Heart AssociationLittle RockImproving Heart Health of Hispanic Women in Central Arkansas educates and improves the cardiovascular health of high risk population Hispanic women and their family members with a one day Vestido Rojo health fair. $1,000
385 2014Apple Seeds, Inc.FayettevilleThe Apple Seeds Teaching Garden Project will establish 5,000 square feet of gardens and provide students in Washington and Benton Counties access to fresh and healthy produce. $1,000
386 2014Ardis Ann Middle SchoolBentonvilleDynamic Circuit Training provides maintenance for the school's gym equipment that is used by students and staff. $1,000
387 2014Arkansas Breastfeeding CoalitionDennardThe Milk Run will raise money through a 5K race to fund multiple breastfeeding support groups in central Arkansas. $1,000
388 2014Arkansas Children's Hospital FoundationLittle Rock GoNoodle facilitates physical activity while promoting classroom engagement and learning. Funding is for 1,000 licenses for GoNoodle Plus physical activity breaks for Arkansas public school K-5 teachers, reaching approximately 25,000 children. $124,000
389 2014Arkansas Department of HealthLittle Rock Arkansas Stroke Registry improves the quality of care for stroke patients treated in Arkansas hospitals in 34 counties. Funding is to provide neuro-vascular and cardiovascular health education for community, EMS, and health-care professionals to increase life expectancy for potential stroke patients and reduce loss of life due to stroke. $121,208
390 2014Arkansas Enterprises for the Developmentally Disabled, Inc.Little RockThe Wellness Junkie program will provide a trainer to conduct healthy lunch-and-learns and give incentives to employees who participate in the community walking events. $1,000
391 2014Arkansas Extension Homemakers CouncilClintonThe Extension Get Fit program seeks to increase awareness of exercise and nutrition to area residents by offering educational materials, DVD/CDs, exercise equipment and healthy nutrition demonstrations. $1,000
392 2014Arkansas Family Health FoundationLittle Rock5-2-1-0 Let’s Go! is addressing the long-term health behaviors of students attending the ARcare Center for Education and Wellness by promoting and teaching healthy lifestyles. $1,000
393 2014Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance - AR Coalition for Obesity PreventionLittle Rock Growing Healthy Communities will host five regional training summits, delivering training in projects, process and theories to increase access to healthy foods and physical activity. Communities are encouraged to send multiple participants and will be able to apply to ArCOP for funds to implement training they received at regional summits. $150,000
394 2014Arkansas Local Food NetworkLittle RockThe Fresh Local Foods Directory will distribute print and online directories that list school gardens, area farm and market gardens, hunger relief efforts seeking donations of local food, farmers markets and restaurants and stores with local food options. $1,000
395 2014Arkansas Rice DepotLittle RockThe Food For Kids Program will purchase Tender Mercies Rice and Bean Mix packages to provide children in the K-12 grades, in southeast and southwest areas of Arkansas, with a nutritious meal. $1,000
396 2014Arkansas Trauma Education and Research Foundation, Inc.Little Rock ATERF will conduct research on true costs of caring for trauma patients, trauma center verification and response costs. This project will analyze and interpret that data for efficiency and cost-effectiveness between centers. It will also identify primary cost drivers for various forms and extent of trauma, so proper funding can be ensured. $150,000
397 2014Association of Arkansas CountiesLittle RockThe Biggest Loser competition will provide pedometers to the county employees who participate in the weight loss program. $1,000
398 2014Augusta First United Methodist ChurchAugustaCommunity Food Pantry will help feed the citizens of the Augusta and Woodruff County area. Funding would be for restocking the food pantry monthly and for the purchase of a freezer in which to store perishable food items. $2,000
399 2014Baptist Health FoundationLittle Rock Breastfeeding Telephone Triage will help 1,000 new mothers and their infants in counties with low breastfeeding rates with access to lactation consulting. The project will provide training in basic breastfeeding management to healthcare professionals around the state. $60,000
400 2014Beebe High SchoolBeebeStudent Identification Cards will provide cafeteria identification cards with a calorie counter for the high school students at Beebe Public Schools. $1,000
401 2014Beyond BoundariesWardBeyond Boundaries provides therapeutic hippotherapy, and the Therapeutic Tools Expansion Project will allow for expansion of equipment needed to provide more therapy-specific care. $1,000
402 2014Bismarck ElementaryBismarckCore Math Muscles will purchase 25 exercise balls to replace chairs in the classroom and whiteboards for solving problems about nutritional information. $1,000
403 2014Boone County Independent Living, Inc.Harrison2014 Fit & Fun Challenge will purchase exercise equipment, supplies and healthy snacks for clients. $1,000
404 2014Caldwell Fire DepartmentCaldwellShock 'Em Y'all provides an AED for cardiac arrest victims in the fire protection district of the Caldwell Fire Department. $1,000
405 2014Camp Aldersgate, Inc.Little RockThe Summer Medical Camps Cooking Program teaches special-needs campers how to prepare healthy meals. $1,000
406 2014Caring and Sharing Pantry, Inc.DeWittThe Caring and Sharing Pantry will purchase food for distribution to those in need in the community. $1,000
407 2014Carroll County Literacy CouncilBerryvilleThe Health and Nutrition Facts for You program will produce health and nutrition fact sheets to be distributed to at least 5,000 adults in the area. $1,000
408 2014CARTI FoundationLittle RockPatient Assistance Program provides assistance to cancer patients who need help getting to treatment. $1,000
409 2014Cedarville Public SchoolsCedarvilleHealthy Mouths = Academically Successful Students will improve the dental well-being of approximately 900 students and 130 staff members in the Cedarville School District. Funding is for purchasing dental equipment and supplies for clinic to be opened winter 2014. $75,000
410 2014Centers for Youth and FamiliesLittle Rock Go! Families will allow The Centers to equip behavioral health clients and their families in Central Arkansas with the awareness, education and resources needed to create healthier lifestyles and a reduced risk of future health complications. Funding is for nutrition classes and fitness center memberships. $8,611
411 2014Cherry Valley Food PantryCherry Valley Food Pantry will provide a supplement of food for the families that are in situations that require a helping hand. The plan is to provide 3,000 boxes of food for individuals in Cherry Valley and Vanndale in Cross County. $5,000
412 2014Children's Advocacy Center of Eastern Arkansas (Mid-South Health, Inc)West MemphisThe Child Abuse Prevention Program will purchase materials needed to conduct child abuse prevention training in northeast Arkansas. $1,000
413 2014Children's ShelterWalnut RidgeThe Children's Shelter Health and Wellness Project provides basic necessities for children at the shelter. $1,000
414 2014Christ-WayMarionChrist-Way Literacy to Leadership Project will purchase equipment to train children in Crittenden County about healthy eating and regular physical activity. $1,000
415 2014Church of God in Christ, 3rd Jurisdiction of ArkansasCrossettHealth Summit will provide health education to 400 summit delegates from rural southeast Arkansas. $1,000
416 2014City of Conway, Conway Parks and Recreation DepartmentConwayConway Community Garden will provide education for sustainable food production to the community. $1,000
417 2014City of HamptonHamptonHealthier in 2014 will provide a work out area for 19 city employees. $1,000
418 2014City of Lake CityLake CityFirst Aid Kit Ballpark will provide 25 first-aid kits to the coaches of the Lake City Ballpark summer, youth-league baseball and softball teams. $1,000
419 2014City of LeachvilleLeachvilleImproving the Health of the Citizens of Leachville will repair the city walking track. $1,000
420 2014City of MansfieldMansfieldThe City of Mansfield is providing First Aid Kits to the summer sports programs. $1,000
421 2014City of Oil TroughOil Trough Getting Fit in Oil Trough will provide outdoor exercise equipment for 350 residents of the city and surrounding communities in Independence County. Funding is for an outdoor exercise Leg Press. $1,000
422 2014City of ParagouldParagouldThe City of Paragould seeks to improve the health of the employees by providing them with information and services needed to promote a healthier lifestyle, by holding an Employee Health Fair. $1,000
423 2014City of RussellvilleRussellvilleThe Wellness Class program offers employees a convenient location and time to establish a healthy exercise routine. $1,000
424 2014City of StuttgartStuttgartEmployee Benefit Fair will improve the health of the city employees by providing health screenings. $1,000
425 2014Civitan Services, Inc.BentonMedical Equipment Program will purchase medical equipment to use for developmentally disabled citizens in central Arkansas. $1,000
426 2014Clarksville Johnson County Regional Chamber of CommerceClarksvilleThe Clarksville Hiking /Biking Club is partnering with other volunteer groups to help in maintaining the Spadra Creek Trail System used by Johnson County residents for recreation and exercise. $1,000
427 2014Clinton High School EASTClintonThe EAST students, through Park Revival, will make repairs to the city park, so the children in Clinton will have a better space in which to actively play outdoors. $1,000
428 2014Community Care CoalitionLittle RockCommunity Care provides non-medical assistance to low-income seniors upon discharge from a hospital or rehabilitation facility in Pulaski, Faulkner and Saline Counties. $1,000
429 2014Community Development Corporation of Bentonville/Bella Vista, Inc.BentonvilleHavenwood: Helping Homeless Single Parents Learn Healthy Parenting Practices provides parenting education for 35 homeless, adult, single parents in the Havenwood transitional living program in Benton County. $1,000
430 2014Community First WellnessNashvilleSafe Howard County will provide injury prevention education for at least 670 community members. Funding is for six safety programs. $45,600
431 2014Community House Foundation, Inc.TrumannCommunity House is replacing damaged doors for the community gym. $1,000
432 2014Conway Interfaith ClinicConwayDental Screenings for Children at Schools is providing free dental screenings and oral health education to 495 children at four elementary schools in Conway. $1,000
433 2014Conway Regional Health FoundationConwayThe Great Start Lactation Club hopes to improve the future health of 270 mothers and infants in central Arkansas by increasing the number of mothers who choose to breastfeed. $1,000
434 2014Crittenden Hospital AssociationWest Memphis Church Health Network will recruit eight Crittenden County churches as partners in developing a health ministry for their congregation. Health Advocates will recruit 50 members from each church to participate in health education sessions. $35,000
435 2014Cross County Special Workshop, Inc.WynneMaintaining a Safe Workplace with Defibrillators program will provide defibrillators for use by employees and customers who may suffer sudden cardiac arrest. $1,000
436 2014Crossett Elementary SchoolCrossettOutdoor Fitness Trail on the campus of Crossett Elementary School will consist of a quarter-mile long, eight-foot wide, asphalt walking trail intermingled with 15 exercise stations. $150,000
437 2014Cushman United Methodist ChurchCushmanHelping Hands Food Pantry will feed approximately 3,000 hungry individuals in Independence County and surrounding area. Funding will be used to purchase food from the Arkansas Food Bank. $5,000
438 2014Dallas County Extension OfficeFordyceDallas County Farmer's Market 4 Healthy Kids teaches healthy food choices, safe food preparations and gardening to 25 area students who will demonstrate what they learned at the Dallas County Farmer's Market "Children's Day" event. $1,000
439 2014Dancing on the HorizonFordyceThe 2014 Atmosphere Shifters Dance Workshop will hold a dance workshop for anyone in Arkansas interested in learning liturgical dance, as a form of exercise. $1,000
440 2014Dardanelle School DistrictDardanelleLizard Kids News provides daily news and health and wellness information for students and staff members. $1,000
441 2014Dare Dreamers Teen Girl MentoringJonesboroTeen Mom Program mentors teen moms to decrease school drop-out rates and to reduce repeat teen pregnancies for young women in the Craighead and Greene county areas. $1,000
442 2014DeWitt Hospital & Nursing Home, Inc.DeWittDHNH Spring Fling & Blood Drive provides health screening supplies and educational materials to be used during the annual health fair. $1,000
443 2014Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House (AR-OK Cancer Support Found.)Fort Smith Travel Aid seeks to eliminate transportation barriers to treatment for 200 economically disadvantaged cancer patients who live or receive treatment in Western Arkansas. Funding is for gas cards for cancer patients. $5,000
444 2014East Arkansas Area Agency On AgingJonesboroJam Festival will provide a sustainable fitness and health awareness program in St. Francis and other surrounding counties. Funding will provide educational materials and health presentations by education professionals. Read $5,000
445 2014EAST InitiativeLittle RockThe National EAST Conference will use funding to sponsor a conference which supports training, curriculum development, increased awareness of health and wellness issues, student project development for healthier lifestyles and improved collaboration and resources for area youth. $1,000
446 2014Easter Seals ArkansasLittle Rock High Risk Infant Monitoring Program will evaluate, provide early intervention services, and train parents for more than 150 infants discharged from the NICU who live in Pulaski, Faulkner, Perry, Lonoke, White, Saline, Grant, Arkansas and Jefferson Counties. $74,769
447 2014Familie Tiez Mentoring and OutreachJonesboroTurn It Up Thursdays provides fitness equipment and a certified personal trainer for minority youths in the Jonesboro area. $1,000
448 2014Family Service AgencyNorth Little Rock Electronic Medical Record will track the treatment records and outcomes for 200 adolescents who have Substance Use Disorders and live in Pulaski, Lonoke and Saline Counties. Funding is for the implementation of the Electronic Medical Record. $63,350
449 2014Farmington United Methodist ChurchFarmingtonBack to School Bonanza will provide athletic shoes/sneakers for 80 students in Washington, Benton and Madison counties. $1,000
450 2014Faulkner County Extension HomemakerGreenbrierFaulkner County Quilts of Valor program recognizes military Veterans by providing quilts, along with community-wide support and encouragement, to create a positive mental impact to the Veterans and their families in Faulkner County. $1,000
451 2014Fayetteville School District #1FayettevilleGet Fit at FPS, through construction or improvement of running/walking tracks at Happy Hollow Elementary, Root Elementary, Holcomb Elementary and Owl Creek Schools in Fayetteville, will improve the health and physical fitness of over 2,500 students and teachers and hundreds of community members. Funding is for construction of the tracks. $140,000
452 2014Fellowship of Reconciliation/El ZocaloLittle RockEl Zócalo Immigrant Resource Center will serve Central Arkansas’ growing immigrant community by connecting individuals and families with needed resources and services via the printing and distribution of a comprehensive, bilingual resource booklet with health and social services information. $1,000
453 2014First Assembly of God ChurchFordyceCommunity Wide Vacation Bible School offers children healthy food, exercise and fellowship in a safe environment. $1,000
454 2014First Baptist ChurchNorth Little Rock5th Annual Linking the Community to Health Services will educate 500 minorities on the lasting effects of high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol and increased intake of fatty foods. $1,000
455 2014First Baptist Church Lake CityLake CityHygiene Kits/Benevolence will distribute hygiene kits to approximately 200 needy residents of Lake City. $1,000
456 2014First Baptist Church Military HeightsNorth Little RockFBC Summer Enrichment Camp provides affordable and healthy meals when school is out. $1,000
457 2014First Presbyterian Church of NLRNorth Little RockProject Bloom is improving the lives of 200 people in the Argenta community of North Little Rock by teaching them to grow and consume fresh and healthy produce. $1,000
458 2014Food Bank of Northeast ArkansasJonesboroSenior Pack will expand the number of senior citizens in Northeast Arkansas who have access to temporary food assistance. Funding is for supplementary food for 187 seniors. $11,750
459 2014FoodShare and Opportunity NetworkPrescottHealthy Southwest Arkansas on the Go will feed 3,000 food-insecure individuals in Nevada County and the surrounding area by distributing nutritious food and fresh produce. Funding is for the purchase of 20% more food and to pilot a first-ever mobile pantry distribution in underserved rural areas. $16,750
460 2014Fordyce Civic CenterFordyceThe Fordyce Civic Center Health and Wellness Project is providing free-weight equipment for use by area residents. $1,000
461 2014Fordyce First United Methodist ChurchFordyceThe Children's Summer Lunch Program provides nutritious meals during the summer for elementary school children. $1,000
462 2014Fort Smith Children's Service LeagueFort SmithLillie's Locker Project will provide health kits for 500 needy children in the Fort Smith Public School System. $1,000
463 2014Fort Smith Christian Women's Job CorpsFort SmithHealth Fair will provide information and access to medical care to participants who attend the health fair. $1,000
464 2014Franklin County Learning CenterOzarkMedical Supplies seeks to improve the health quality of clients and the community in Franklin County (140-200 persons). Funding is for nursing medical supplies. $22,451
465 2014Future Builders, Inc.Little RockRSVP Sittercise Exercise Program provides an exercise program for senior adults. $1,000
466 2014Gaines House, Inc.Little Rock Uplifting the Health of Indigent Women provides homeless women suffering from mental and/or physical health issues with healthy lifestyle education and needed medical treatment. $25,000
467 2014Greater Delta Alliance for Health, Inc.DeWittArkansas Delta Worksite Wellness Initiative will provide a worksite wellness program for 720 employees in 48 businesses throughout Southeast Arkansas. Program includes employee Health Assessments to collect health information, health screenings, health education lectures about relevant health topics. Will also offer CPR and First Aid. $86,500
468 2014Greater New Bibleway Church of God in ChristNorth Little RockGNB Health Fair educates the community about the importance of living a healthy lifestyle and offers free health screenings. $1,000
469 2014Greater Second Care CenterLittle RockTeen Action is providing educational, nutritional and fitness information for 40 low-income teenagers in Southwest Little Rock. $1,000
470 2014Greene County Tech Elementary Physical EducationParagouldLifelong Fitness Physical Education teachers will use funding to purchase additional bicycles and helmets for 3rd and 4th grade students to use in PE to become more proficient bicycle riders. $1,000
471 2014Greene County Tech Primary SchoolParagouldBalance Bikes for Kids will teach students to balance on, and ride, a bike. $1,000
472 2014Harding UniversitySearcyChildren's Medication Safety Program is developing a children's book centered on an animated character, Mortimer A. Medicine™, who educates children about medication safety. $1,000
473 2014Harrison School DistrictHarrisonHMS Greeting Card Project is involving students in the community by selling greeting cards, made by them, to help fund a local food pantry. $1,000
474 2014Hearts & HoovesSherwoodProject Endeavor will improve the over-all life satisfaction, positive self-concept, and behavioral management abilities of at-risk youth through equine-assisted activities. Funding is for partial to full scholarships. $1,000
475 2014Highlands PharmacySearcyMental Health Pharmacy Inventory Program will provide, at no cost, 4-5 weeks of mental health medications for approximately 50-100 recently discharged psychiatric patients in the White County area. $1,000
476 2014Hot Springs Intermediate SchoolHot Springs Yoga Stability Balls for 6th Grade Classroom provides yoga stability balls for use by 150 students in the classroom, rather than traditional classroom chairs. $1,000
477 2014Hot Springs Middle School Garden ClubHot Springs The Sprinkler System for Gardens Program will design and construct a watering system for the gardens on the school campus to grow fruits and vegetables for more than forty families of low-income children and adults in the Hot Springs area. $1,000
478 2014In God's Hands Transitional Living Home, Inc.MagnoliaTransitional Living Support is engaging in case management and supportive services for Drug Court clients in Columbia County. $1,000
479 2014Jefferson County Drug Court Outreach FoundationPine BluffThe Jefferson County Drug Court Graduation Program provides 200 Jefferson County Drug Court participants a formal graduation ceremony, following successful completion of the Jefferson County Drug Court program requirements. $1,000
480 2014Junior League of Little RockLittle RockJLLR's Boosters & Big Rigs project provides free immunizations, health screenings, and safety education to children and parents in the Pulaski County area. $1,000
481 2014Leachville Industrial Development CorporationLeachvilleThe Playground Equipment at the City Park program will purchase new playground equipment for the city park. $1,000
482 2014Longley Baptist ChurchLittle RockLongley Baptist Church Medical Ministry seeks to establish a strong medical ministry presence in the church and southwest Little Rock community by providing education on flu shots, organ donation and blood and plasma donation. A cardiac defibrillator will also be purchased to use when a cardiac emergency arises. $1,000
483 2014Malvern High SchoolMalvernThe Hunger Relief Project seeks to educate low-income members of the community how to shop for healthier food. $1,000
484 2014McGehee Desha Alumni Community Center, Inc.McGeheeHealthy Mind & Body Project focuses on healthy shopping and cooking for residents in the Delta area. $1,000
485 2014Mt. Olive United Methodist ChurchFordyceMt. Olive United Methodist Church Food Pantry provides food to distribute to elderly citizens. $1,000
486 2014Museum of DiscoveryLittle RockThe Museum of Discovery seeks to educate children, ages six and under, and their parents, guardians, and caretakers about healthful eating and nutrition through hands-on education at the Wiggle Worms "Food Discoveries" program. $1,000
487 2014New Life Church of GodOil TroughNew Life Children's Home provides basic needs to underprivileged children in Independence County. $1,000
488 2014New Saint John MB ChurchJonesboroCommunity Health Fair will provide free health screenings for school-aged children. $1,000
489 2014North Arkansas Regional Medical CenterHarrisonNARMC Wellness Committee is working to get 800 employees and their families excited about physical activity, healthy diets and health prevention activities by offering incentives for participation in activities. $1,000
490 2014Northeast Arkansas Autism Association, Inc.JonesboroLake City 5K Race for Autism will supply 300 stainless-steel water bottles to the race participants. $1,000
491 2014Northwest Arkansas Free Health CenterFayettevilleDental Clinic and Oral Health Education Expansion seeks to increase by 15% the number of low-income adults served (from 728 to 837), primarily from Washington and Benton Counties. Funds will be used to purchase dental equipment, begin an oral health education program, and support the first year of a part-time dental assistant. $32,500
492 2014Ouachita County Medical CenterCamdenEmergency Lighting, Beyond the Generator is providing 30-40 LED lanterns and supplies to residents in the Ouachita County area in the event of a total power outage. $1,000
493 2014Our Lady of Fatima SchoolBentonEnhanced PE Program will provide new PE equipment for fun and healthy exercise activities for K-8th grade students. $1,000
494 2014Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church Food PantryHopeFood Pantry will provide food assistance to approximately 4,500 individuals. Funding is for food purchased from local food banks and distributed on a monthly basis. $5,000
495 2014Palestine Volunteer Fire DepartmentPalestineStart A Heart provides an AED for cardiac arrest victims in the coverage area of the Palestine Volunteer Fire Department. $1,000
496 2014Pangburn School DistrictPangburnStaff Wellness Initiative seeks to improve the health of the employees of the Pangburn School District by offering incentives for participation in the Blue & You Fitness Challenge and to provide health screenings for the employees. $1,000
497 2014Paragould Police DepartmentParagouldThe Paragould Police Department D.A.R.E. Program educates 5th and 6th graders about the dangers of drug abuse. $1,000
498 2014Paris High SchoolParisDolls for Dementia, Inc., will bring back the "spark of life" to patients who suffer from Alzheimer's or Dementia, by providing dolls and stuffed animals for approximately 80 elderly patients in Sebastian, Benton and Crawford Counties. $1,000
499 2014Petit Jean Youth FoundationMorriltonPetit Jean Youth Foundation provides mental health services to youths in west central Arkansas. $1,000
500 2014Piggott Parks and RecreationPiggottSenior Exercise Program PCC will expand the current exercise program by purchasing exercise equipment targeted for seniors. $1,000
501 2014Poinsett County LibraryHarrisburgLegit Fit: Learn It At The Library provides educational material and exercise equipment for children in Poinsett County. $1,000
502 2014Pottsville Athletic AssociationPottsvilleA Field of Angels will provide an exceptional baseball experience for 60 special-needs children, and their families, in Pope, Yell, Logan, Conway and Johnson Counties. $1,000
503 2014Precious Hearts Student CenterPine BluffWe Like To Move It encourages healthy eating and physically active lifestyles to 50-100 students in Jefferson and Grant Counties. $1,000
504 2014Project HOPE FoodbankHot SpringsEmergency Food Box provides emergency food to 236 families identified by community counselors as needing food. $9,000
505 2014Project Right Choice of Northwest ArkansasFayettevilleProject Right Choice, on behalf of Washington/Madison County Juvenile Drug Court Program, provides financial incentives and support to drug court participants to assist with completing their education to become productive citizens of the community. $1,000
506 2014Riverside East Elementary SchoolCarawayThe Basketball Court Renovation Project seeks to renovate an outdoor basketball court for the students of Riverside East Elementary School in Caraway. $1,000
507 2014Roadrunners Extension HomemakersConwayThe Wooster Farmers & Crafters Market Sustainability Program provides access to healthy foods in the community. $1,000
508 2014Rose Bud Fire DepartmentRose BudRose Bud Fire Department is seeking funds for the Emergency Medical Supplies Program for 29 firefighters and units housed in the Rose Bud Fire Station. $1,000
509 2014Salem United Methodist Church for Boy Scout Troop 99BentonTroop 99 Equipment Fund provides outdoor recreational equipment for Boy Scouts of Saline County. $1,000
510 2014Samaritan House Community CenterRogersRestorative Dental Services expands its dental program to offer a full range of dental services (extractions/restorative/ preventative/ denture assistance) for 300 uninsured adults in Benton and Washington Counties. Funding is for clinic supplies and financial assistance with the purchase of prescriptions (antibiotics) and dentures. $15,000
511 2014Save Our History, Inc.HarrisburgThe Harrisburg Gym Program offers healthy snacks and water to workout participants in Harrisburg. $1,000
512 2014Save the Children Federation, Inc.MaumelleHealthy Choices aims to improve the health of 600 youth, ages 5-12, in Crittenden, Hempstead, Mississippi, Ouachita, Phillips, Saline, Saint Francis and Woodruff Counties through afterschool physical activity, healthy snacks, nutrition education and family engagement. $70,000
513 2014Second Baptist ChurchLeachvilleHealthy Kids promotes fun exercise and healthy snacks for approximately 50 children in the area. $1,000
514 2014Senior Arkansas Sports Organization, Inc.Hot SpringsThe Health Symposium provides health information and health screenings to seniors in the Hot Springs area. $1,000
515 2014SHARE FoundationEl DoradoHealthWorks Fitness Center provides Cancer Recovery Exercise Sessions for 10 cancer survivors by a certified fitness professional in Union County. $1,000
516 2014Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Pulaski CountyLittle Rock Prevention Pays will teach 70 low-income single-parent families in Pulaski County about preventing heart disease, diabetes and obesity. In addition, this program will empower parents to take control of their own health through managing their diet, exercise and stress management. Funding is for workshops and to purchase exercise materials. $14,620
517 2014South Arkansas Community CollegeEl Dorado Healthy Communities provides educational opportunities to incumbent health-care providers, future health-care providers, community residents and health science partners in Union, Ashley, Bradley and Chicot Counties. Funding is for teaching salary and CPR equipment. $139,211
518 2014South Pike County School District Delight PTODelightProm Promise will provide a safer prom night by recreating a crash scene and teaching positive behavioral skills to prevent injuries. $1,000
519 2014Southern Arkansas University TechCamdenCaring for the Elderly will recruit and pay tuition and fees for 108 minority males and females who are unemployed or underemployed from Calhoun, Columbia, Dallas and Ouachita Counties to receive Certified Nursing Assistant training to increase caregivers for the area’s elderly population. Funding is for scholarships and testing fees. $109,620
520 2014Southside Child Development CenterPrescottGetting Fit educates school-aged children, and their families, about healthy living in Nevada County. $1,000
521 2014Sparkman United Methodist ChurchSparkmanThe Sparkman Food Pantry provides food to approximately 230 needy individuals per month. $1,000
522 2014St. Theresa ChurchLittle RockPhysical Education Improvements is improving and educating 150 children in nutrition and exercise in a low-income area of Southwest Little Rock. $1,000
523 2014St. Vincent Infirmary Development FoundationLittle Rock Patient Care Simulation Lab–Year 2 Expansion will improve care for 1,800-2,500 obstetric patients served by St. Vincent Health in central Arkansas. Funding will establish a new obstetric simulation lab where nurses and support staff can hone technical and problem-solving skills and communication. Funding is for a SimMom and delivery bed. $62,422
524 2014State of Arkansas, Department of Emergency ManagementNorth Little RockADEM's Physical Fitness Initiative is increasing the physical fitness levels of its employees by providing registration for community events and prizes for health related competitions. $1,000
525 2014Texarkana Arkansas Police DepartmentTexarkanaSafe & Healthy will provide risk factor education and behavioral modification through direct training programs for at least 2,300 youth and 210 adults. Funding is for six different injury prevention programs. $91,000
526 2014Texarkana Arkansas School DistrictTexarkanaThe Active Sitting Project will provide ergonomic balance ball chairs, that are physically beneficial, to high school students for use in the library. $1,000
527 2014TOPPS, Inc.Pine BluffGet Up, Get Out, and Let’s Get Active will purchase exercise and outdoor sporting equipment to promote physical fitness for students ages 8-18 in Jefferson County. $1,000
528 2014Trumann Fire DepartmentTrumannThe Exercise Program provides exercise equipment for use by 20 firefighters and their families. $1,000
529 2014Trumann Food PantryTrumannThe Food Pantry provides food for the needy in Poinsett County. $1,000
530 2014Trumann Parks and RecreationTrumannSnacks for Wildcats provides healthy snacks for its youth programs in Trumann. $1,000
531 2014Trumann Police DepartmentTrumannTPD Wellness Kitchen promotes healthy living and eating to its employees and is renovating the kitchen used by the city employees. $1,000
532 2014Tutoring Resources of Arkansas, Inc.RogersTRA Literacy program will provide tutoring to children to give them skills necessary to perform at the appropriate grade level. $1,000
533 2014University District Development CorporationLittle RockThe University District Garden Association Swap-and-Trade Events promotes healthy living and community engagement through gardening and a market exchange for 200 households of the University District in Little Rock. $1,000
534 2014University of Arkansas Community College at Hope FoundationHopeProject New Life Education Expansion will increase hands-on pediatric experiences and cardiac knowledge for over 100 Health Care Professional Students in 13 counties. Funding is for the purchase of a pediatric manikin simulator, cardiac monitor and maintenance/replacement parts for birthing simulator. $48,736
535 2014University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UALR)Little Rock Pediatric Simulation seeks to incorporate pediatric simulation in the current clinical skills rotation for the UALR Department of Nursing that will serve 200 nursing students enrolled in the associate degree program. Funding is for purchase of two pediatric simulation models, related software and licenses. $102,608
536 2014University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS Northwest)FayettevilleUAMS NW Internal Medicine Grand Rounds will provide medical education conferences for the five hospitals in western and northwest Arkansas that are part of the NWA Graduate Medical Education consortium. Funding is for equipment and resources to coordinate the conferences and CME fees associated with providing CME credit to participants. $77,500
537 2014University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS South)MagnoliaSafety Baby Showers will lower the risk of injuries to infants through educating parents and providing safety items. This program will reach more than 200 people in Ouachita and Columbia Counties. Participants will learn about motor vehicle injury prevention, safe sleep practices for infants, infant CPR and choke-saving and home safety. $29,722
538 2014University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little Rock Education and Promotion of Physician Assistants in Arkansas 2 seeks to increase the number of PAs, particularly in medically underserved areas. Funding will increase awareness among physicians and communities about the benefits of PAs and assist in recruiting clinical preceptors and student applicants for the UAMS PA Program. $95,000
539 2014University of Arkansas Foundation, Inc. (UAMS)Little Rock Dental Student Enrichment Program will establish clinical rotations for 72 University of Tennessee dental students to introduce them to practice opportunities in Arkansas with the goal of drawing them as graduates to underserved areas in Arkansas. Funding is for staff salary supplementation and room & board for UT students. $150,000
540 2014Valley View School DistrictJonesboroBouncing Into 2nd Grade - Stability Balls for Students improves student coordination, posture, balance and core muscle strength by using stability balls rather than classroom chairs. $1,000
541 2014Vera Lloyd Presbyterian Family ServicesLittle RockVera Lloyd Presbyterian Family seeks to teach exercise and proper nutrition for youths living at the Vera Lloyd Children's Home. $1,000
542 2014Vine & Village, Inc.Little RockTargeted Needs Assessment Project, will create a healthy, self-sustaining economy in the University District by developing a database to track the ages, health conditions and self-reported needs of each individual that seeks assistance in the community. $1,000
543 2014Visitors Chapel ChurchHot SpringsBoys to Men Mentoring will provide mentoring and leadership activities for 40 young men in Garland county. $1,000
544 2014Waldron School DistrictWaldronWaldron School District will provide a Licensed Mental Health Therapist for children ages 5-18 in Scott County. $85,418
545 2014Washington Regional Medical FoundationFayettevillePalliative Care will offer services to 110 patients who are dealing with serious illnesses. The palliative care team will present information about the benefits and services of the palliative care program to physicians and nurses working at Washington Regional. $150,000
546 2014WOW FoundationLittle RockZumba Recess provides 9 weeks of health and fitness workshops to over 300 community members in the Pulaski County area. $1,000
547 2014Wynne Fire DepartmentWynneHealth Project will provide exercise equipment for 30 firefighters. $1,000
548 2014Yellville-Summit ElementaryYellvilleIt's the Tooth - Brush Your Teeth! improves the dental health of Yellville-Summit Preschool and Elementary students by providing dental health education with toothbrushes, timers, stickers and audio-visual aids. $1,000
549 2014Zion Baptist ChurchFordyceThe Kids Rock Program will provide healthy meals to youths participating in a summer community service project. $1,000
Total: $19,045,391


 
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