Category: News

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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Nonprofit Sector Assessment is First in a Series of Research and Data Reports by Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg

May 10, 2018News

Today the Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and the Nonprofit Leadership Center released a county-wide assessment that highlights the assets, aspirations and concerns of the Pinellas County nonprofit sector.

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Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and Pinellas Education Foundation Announce Strategic Partnership to Advance Equitable Educational Outcomes

May 1, 2018News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg and the Pinellas Education Foundation are embarking on a strategic partnership to advance equitable educational outcomes and boost education quality for all students in Pinellas County.

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Foundation Announces New Trustees and Investment Committee Members

Apr 13, 2018News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is pleased to announce two new additions to its Board of Trustees. Imam Askia Muhammad Aquil and Charles Harris were elected to the Board on March 21, 2018. The Board oversees the Foundation in St. Petersburg, which uses mission-based philanthropy to improve conditions and outcomes for underserved communities in southern Pinellas County.

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Foundation Announces Robert M. Kropp, MD, to Join Board of Directors of Bayfront HMA Healthcare Holdings LLC

Mar 12, 2018News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg is pleased to announce the appointment of Robert M. Kropp, MD, MBA, CPHI, to the board of directors of Bayfront HMA Healthcare Holdings LLC, a joint venture that owns Bayfront HMA Medical Center LLC, which operates Bayfront Health St. Petersburg.

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Foundation Announces Joni James as Senior Impact Director

Dec 7, 2017News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg has named Joni James as Senior Impact Director, a new position at the Foundation, now in its third year. James joins the senior leadership team and will be responsible for helping align operations and resources across activities for the highest impact on the Foundation’s mission– to end differences in health due to social or structural disadvantages and improve population health.

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Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Makes 9 Empowerment Grants to Pinellas County Nonprofits

Nov 13, 2017News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg awarded 9 grants totaling more than $771,515 to nonprofits working to advance health equity for residents of Pinellas County.

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Jonathan M. Ellen, M.D. Elected Chair, Katurah Jenkins-Hall, PhD, Vice Chair of Foundation Board of Trustees

Oct 25, 2017News

The Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg announced the election of Jonathan M. Ellen, M.D., as Chair of its Board of Trustees. Dr. Ellen is president and vice dean of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital in St. Petersburg. He succeeds founding Board Chair Steven C. Dupré, who served from April 2013 to September 2017. Mr. Dupré is an attorney with Carlton Fields in Tampa.

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Foundation for a Healthy St. Petersburg Grants $405,794 to Support Capacity-Building Projects at 29 Nonprofits

May 30, 2017News

Twenty-nine nonprofit organizations have received grants ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 to support one-time projects that will enhance their ability to improve organizational capacity and advance community health and health equity in South Pinellas County.

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