The Coleman Foundation Announces Third Quarter 2018 Health and Rehabilitation Grants
In the third quarter of 2018, the Coleman Foundation approved grants totaling $672,000 to nonprofit organizations in support of the health and rehabilitation program. These grants advance strategies articulated in the Foundation’s Cancer Impact Plan. Receiving grants in this program area are:
$425,000 – Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Advance Practice Nurses
Almost Home Kids seeks to create a fellowship tailored to Advance Practice Nurses in response to parents and caregivers concerns as they face six to nine month delays to see a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician. This three-year award is to support development and piloting of a Fellowship in Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics for Advance Practice Registered Nurses who will be training in proper screening, diagnosing and treatment interventions for children with special healthcare needs.
$247,000 – Wellness Beyond Walls
Wellness House has developed several medical and community partnerships in the Chicagoland area to increase access to psychosocial care for patients with a cancer diagnosis. This award is to support programming and services at Mercy Hospital, University of Illinois Chicago Cancer Center, and Miles Square Health Center, a Federally Qualified Health Center of the UI Health System.