PA Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs Awards Jewish Healthcare Foundation $1.4 Million for Maternal Health Program

The Pennsylvania Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) awarded the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) over $1.4 million in funding to continue the Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative's (PA PQC) work in improving perin...
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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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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

PITTSBURGH, PA —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 e...
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Pittsburgh Renews Efforts to End the HIV Epidemic 40 Years After First Cases Reported

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2021) – On November 18, Mayor Bill Peduto designated Pittsburgh as a Fast-Track City, making Pittsburgh the latest and only city in Pennsylvania to join a global network committed to ending the HIV epidemic...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $517K to Support an Innovative Development in Personalized Treatment and Access to Mental Health Support for Teens

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 1, 2021) —The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on August 30 approved new grants to develop an artificial intelligence solution that provides a new approach to research, clinical decision making, and a person...
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Pennsylvania Teaching Nursing Home Pilot Aims to Transform Care Model

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation, The John A. Hartford Foundation, and the Henry L. Hillman Foundation invest just under $1 million to pilot a new program among skilled nursing facilities, local health systems, the University of Pittsb...
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AIDS Free Pittsburgh and Highmark Foundation Award $90,000 in HIV Screening Grants to Local Organizations

AIDS Free Pittsburgh and the Highmark Foundation awarded four Allegheny County healthcare providers grants to pilot new HIV screening projects for high-risk populations. Grantees Community Human Services Project Silk, UPMC St. Margaret...
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May 23 Declared Teen Mental Health Awareness Day in Pennsylvania and City of Pittsburgh

Lt. Governor Fetterman and City of Pittsburgh Councilperson Strassburger presented proclamations to youth mental health advocates PITTSBURGH, PA (May 24, 2021) – The City of Pittsburgh and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania officially de...
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Healthcare Technology Startups Win $60,000 from Pittsburgh-based Healthcare Safety Challenge

PITTSBURGH, PA (April 28, 2021) – Innovation Works (IW) and the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) hosted the finale of the JHF Healthcare Safety Challenge on April 27th with five finalists competing live for $60,000 in cash prizes. Th...
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Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative Promotes 10 COVID-19 Vaccine Tips

PITTSBURGH, PA (March 30, 2021) – The Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative is promoting COVID-19 vaccines across the Southwestern Pennsylvania region with ten important messages: COVID-19 Vaccine Top Ten Tips 1.COVID-19 vaccines are s...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Presents What Covid-19 Exposed in Long-Term Care

PITTSBURGH -- There has been a crisis occurring that came to a breaking point during the pandemic: how society has turned its back on frail seniors and the challenges of long-term care facilities. The tragic scale of death from COVID-1...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Grants $160,000 to Innovation Works Healthcare Safety Competition

PITTSBURGH, PA (December 15, 2020) - The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) has granted Innovation Works (IW) $160,000 to support the 2021 "Hardware Cup" International Healthcare Safety Competition. This new competition will ...
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AHN, Highmark, and UPMC Join Together Again to Fund AIDS Free Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, PA (November 30, 2020) – AIDS Free Pittsburgh (AFP) has received renewed funding commitments from Allegheny Health Network (AHN), UPMC, and new project funding from the Highmark Foundation to support its work towards ending...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Awards $398,000 in Teen Mental Health Grants to Local Organizations

PITTSBURGH, PA (September 29, 2020) – The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) awarded $398,000 in grants to 14 organizations to support teen mental health programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organizations will also form a new tee...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation provides $2.5 million to Jewish Community Center of Pittsburgh for COVID Relief

PITTSBURGH, PA (July 20, 2020) – The current pandemic is historic, and it is wreaking havoc—medically, financially, socially, and mentally. The Jewish community of Pittsburgh is working on a coordinated response in coordination with th...
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JHF Announces COVID-19 Emergency Fund, and $645K to Support AIDS Initiative, Seniors, and Patient Safety

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on March 30 approved an emergency fund for the COVID-19 pandemic, along with four grants to extend its efforts in HIV/AIDS programming, engagement with and support of older adults, and the SWERVE ...
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Pittsburgh nonprofits to receive $1 million grant to reduce maternal deaths and narrow disparities

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) and its operating organization the Women's Health Activist Movement Global (WHAMglobal) are excited to announce the launch of Pittsburgh: A Safer Childbirth City, an initiative that aims...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Approves $115K to Support Teen Mental Health and Reduce Maternal Mortality

Pittsburgh, PA—The Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) on August 26 approved three grants to extend its efforts in support of adolescent behavioral health and maternal health. The grants support initiatives to engage teens in mental hea...
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The Pennsylvania Perinatal Quality Collaborative Launches to Improve Health Care for Moms and Babies

PITTSBURGH, April 24 – Pennsylvania became the 35th state with a Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PQC) during a statewide kick-off on April 24 in Harrisburg with over 230 healthcare professionals and partners attending. ...
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Jewish Healthcare Foundation Names Nina Butler as Project Coordinator of the 15217 Neighborhood-Based Teen Mental Health Initiative

PITTSBURGH, April 18 — Nina Butler, EdD, an educator with extensive experience in the nonprofit world, has been named by the Jewish Healthcare Foundation (JHF) as their Project Coordinator for its contribution to the 15217 Neighborhood...
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