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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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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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