Grant to Youth-Led Nonprofit Provides Mental Health Care Packages to Pennsylvania Organizations

On Wednesday, January 24, youth advocate, Sophie Fontecchio, visited Western Pennsylvania to spread her teen mental health advocacy efforts. In 2021, Sophie founded Let's Bake the World a Better Place – an organization that "engages lo...
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JHF Emergency Grants Support the Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation approved emergency grants totaling $25,000 to the P.E.F. Israel Endowment Funds for the Tel Aviv Sexual Assault Crisis Center, Israel's first and largest rape crisis center. "Since the attacks of Octobe...
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JHF Issues Emergency Grants to University-Based Hillels and Chabads

In response to reports of increased antisemitism on university and college campuses throughout the U.S. and growing anxiety among Jewish students, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has approved $135,000 in emergency grants to Hill...
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Emergency Grants Approved to Support Medical Needs in Israel

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved $150,000 in funding to support the emergency healthcare needs of Israel's citizens in light of the horrific terrorist attacks by Hamas that took place on October 7 and the continued viole...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves over $1M in Grants, Including Establishing a Precision Public Health Collaboratory, Patient Safety Technology Challenge 2.0, The Justin Reid Ehrenwerth Award and Supporting the 10.27 Healing Partnership Phase II

PITTSBURGH, PA – The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1,100,000 in grants, including funds for Precision Public Health Collaboratory, Phase II of the 10.27 Healing Partnership, the Patient Safety Technology Challenge 2...
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Four Projects Approved to Receive Maternal Health Innovations Grants

Allegheny Health Network's Immigrant & Refugee Doula Program, Hello Neighbor, The Mid-Atlantic Mothers' Milk Bank, and The Midwife Center for Birth & Women's Health will be the first recipients of maternal care innovation grant...
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RAPS Seed Grant Program Opens Request for Proposals

The RAPS Seed Grant Program is now accepting proposals for multidisciplinary Research & Development teams, start-ups or tech companies in the Pittsburgh region that are developing, testing, or adopting an autonomous solution to pre...
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Proposals Sought for Maternal Health Innovation Grants Ranging Between $15,000-$100,000

Maternal mortality remains a serious issue in Pennsylvania and across the U.S. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the U.S. experienced a maternal mortality rate of 32.9 deaths per 100,000 live births in 2...
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Regional Autonomous Patient Safety (RAPS) Seed Grant Program Established

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation's Distribution Committee (JHF) approved a $300,000 one-year grant to the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative (PRHI) to support patient safety research and development in the region via the second phas...
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Proposals Sought for Maternal Health Innovation Grants Ranging Between $15,000 - $100,000

Maternal mortality is a serious public health issue in Pennsylvania, with a pregnancy-associated mortality rate of 82 deaths per 100,000 live births. Race, pre-existing health conditions, social determinants of health, and early access...
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JHF Approves over $1.9M in Grants, Including Funding for Patient Safety Innovation and to Support Inspiring Health Journalism

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1.9 million in grants, including funding for patient safety research at the University of Pittsburgh, new funding for the creation of a documentary highlighting patient safety innov...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves over $1M in Grants, Including Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon; Women's Reproductive Health Emergency Grant Fund; and Oakland's LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Community

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1M in grants September 13, including funds to develop the Initiative for Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon University; to establish the Women's Reproductive Health Eme...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves over $1M in Grants, Including Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon; Women’s Reproductive Health Emergency Grant Fund; and Oakland’s LGBTQ-Friendly Senior Housing Community

PITTSBURGH, PA —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) approved over $1M in grants, including funds to develop the Initiative for Patient Safety Research at Carnegie Mellon University; to establish the Women's Reproductive Health Emerg...
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Allegheny County Parks Trail Guide Completed as Caren Glotfelty Retires from Parks Foundation

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) is pleased to share the result of a county parks trail guide project led by the Allegheny County Parks Foundation (ACPF) to engage and support the health of our region's residents. JHF granted ACP...
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A Record Year for JHF

Just a few months into 2022, the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has been entrusted with over $25 million in public and private funds to ensure critical public health programs reach our community. This level of funding makes 2022 on...
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JHF Named Administrator for $9M in Maternal and Child Health Funding

On April 14, state Representative Morgan Cephas, state Senator Christine Tartaglione, Pennsylvania Physician General Dr. Denise Johnson, and the Wolf administration, announced $25.6 million in American Rescue Plan funding to be allocat...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $450K in Grants, Including New Funding for Healthcare Safety Innovation Competition; Certifying and Reimbursing Doulas; and Seniors’ Recreation and Exercise Program

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) Board convened for its first meeting of the year on April 11, 2022 and approved new grants for launching a Healthcare Safety Competition and Virtual Exhibit; advancing the PA Doula Commission's wo...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $450K in Grants, Including New Funding for Healthcare Safety Innovation Competition; Certifying and Reimbursing Doulas; and Seniors’ Recreation and Exercise Program

PITTSBURGH, PA —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF), on April 11, 2022, approved new grants for launching a Healthcare Safety Competition and Virtual Exhibit; advancing the PA Doula Commission's work; and expanding Venture Outd...
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JHF Grants $10K to Israel Healthcare Foundation

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation is pleased to grant the Israel Healthcare Foundation $10,000 in support of an initiative by Israel's largest state-mandated health service organization, Clalit, to train 65 experienced nurses to become ...
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The Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $1.6M in Grants Including New Funding to Catalyze an Autonomous Patient Safety Industry in Pittsburgh and to Support an Arts and Education Program to Combat Hate

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on December 6 approved new grants to begin the journey for Pittsburgh to become a national center for autonomous patient safety solutions and to support bringing a music and education program with...
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