Category: News

Housing and Health: Pinellas County Housing Assessment Reveals Inequities, A Community Call to Action

Sep 27, 2018News

Today, the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg released a new, in-depth report that explores how income, race, and an insufficient supply of housing at a variety of affordability levels are barriers to achieving a safe and healthy home for thousands of Pinellas County residents.

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Pinellas County Nonprofit Assessment

Sep 22, 2018News

The Pinellas County Nonprofit Assessment release event brought more than 200 guests together with Foundation staff, trustees, strategic partners and funded partners to unveil the findings of the first, county-wide scan and survey of the Pinellas County non-profit sector.

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New Controller and Community Impact Manager Join Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Sep 6, 2018News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg has named Carol Martin Brown as Controller. Pinellas County nonprofit executive Marcus A. Brooks has been selected to serve in a newly-formed position of Community Impact Manager.

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Eight Nonprofits Will Create New Initiatives, Enhance Innovative Collaborations With the Help of “Empowerment Grants”

Aug 23, 2018News

Pinellas County has a wealth of nonprofit organizations that are poised to take their work to the next level but need a bit of a boost to fuel their efforts. This week, eight small-to-mid-sized nonprofits received Empowerment Grants from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg for their community enhancing programs.

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Improving Post-Secondary Attainment in Pinellas County

Jul 19, 2018News

Economic studies show that the region needs more well-trained adults to meet our workforce demands and build a stronger, more vital community. LEAP Tampa Bay is at the forefront of this effort, and has set a goal to bring the number of working-age adults in our region who have a college degree or quality industry certification from the current figure of 48 percent to 60 percent by the year 2025.

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Twenty-One Pinellas County Nonprofits Receive Capacity-Building Mini-Grants from the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

Jul 17, 2018News

This month the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg awarded 21 nonprofit organizations grants ranging from $10,000 to $20,000 to support much-needed organizational improvements in areas such as technology, infrastructure, marketing, communications, training and planning. The grants are part of the Foundation’s investment in nonprofits in Pinellas County that are working to address social issues and problems that lead to health disparities and poor health outcomes.

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Evidence Informing Action: Health Equity Through Data And Policy

Jul 11, 2018News

On July 11, 2018, nearly 200 people attended the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County’s joint event to launch Health in All Policies in Pinellas County, a new, multi-sector initiative to ensure policy leaders consider health consequences when creating policies and plans that affect the community.

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Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Leases Space in Lakeview Shopping Center in South St. Petersburg for Social Change Center

Jun 28, 2018News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg has leased a property at 2333 34th Street South, an approximately 23,250 square-foot vacant retail space on the south end of the Lakeview Shopping Center in St. Petersburg. The location will serve as a Social Change Center for at least a 10-year period until 2028.

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On National HIV Testing Day, Leading HIV/AIDS Organizations of Pinellas County Announce their Collaborative Plan to Cut New Infections by Half within 3 Years

Jun 27, 2018News

Nationwide, leading health centers and HIV organizations are encouraging people to get tested on June 27, National HIV Testing Day.

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Innovative Community Collaboration Creates Roadmap to Universal Kindergarten Readiness in Pinellas County

Jun 12, 2018News

The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas has developed a collective impact initiative called “Thrive by Five Pinellas” that brings together multiple sectors of the community to address one goal: ensuring that all Pinellas County children are ready for kindergarten.

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