Child Well-Being

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2021-2022 Grant Application Deadlines

Mental Health &
​Substance Abuse

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​Health

Chronic Disease

The Foundation will seek and foster opportunities for partnerships and collaborations among and between other funding sources, non-profit organizations in the region, and grant seekers.

Grant applications that are innovative and proactive in their approach to improving health in the region will be given priority.

In awarding grants, the Foundation will consider the grant seeking organization’s mission, vision, and history as well as the sustainability​ and potential impact  of the program on the region

Over $3.2 Million Awarded

since 2013

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Nutrition &
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TNHF's Guiding Principles

Community Response Grant Cycle Begins February 1, 2021


Responsive Grant Cycle Begins March 1, 2021

Letters of Interest Due June 18, 2021

Complete Applications Due July 31, 2021
(by invitation only following LOI)

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Funding Priorities

​The Foundation will serve as a catalyst in identifying, promoting, and supporting opportunities that will measurably impact health and wellness in the region.


​​A list of the grant recipients and their projects for 2021-22 includes: 


​​​Granville-Vance Public HealthCaring Fellows Providing Healthy Mouths program will improve overall dental health for patients requiring dental care prior to cancer treatment.  Grant funds will cover cleanings, x-rays, fillings, and extractions in preparation for cancer treatment and recovery.  Dental services will be provided by Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry in Oxford

Through a second grant, Triangle North Healthcare Foundation will fund the 2021 Community Health Assessment, which will systematically assess the current state of health in both Granville and Vance counties. By collecting and analyzing data, presenting it for discussion to a steering committee of representatives from various organizations, the process will result in setting public health priorities that represent the needs and concerns of the counties’ 100,000 residents. The data collection process includes primary data collected through the community health opinion survey and community focus groups as well as secondary, or existing, data. The results of the assessment will be presented in a report for the public.

Legacy Human ServicesAddiction Recovery for Men:  Dental Services -- Formerly known as Alliance Rehabilitative Care, LHS will provide men recovering from addiction with dental care and treatment in order to restore their health, well-being, and self-confidence.

Masonic Home for Children at Oxford Trauma-Informed Model of Care – is a staff training program that will ensure all care and services for children at Masonic Home will be evidence-based, trauma informed, and resiliency-focused.  In year two of the training program, staff have reported more resident behaviors showing safe and secure attachments to staff and increased resiliency. Phase 2 of this CARE model will build upon already successful outcomes by completing training of the remaining 52 staff members, incorporating principles into daily practice, and completing baseline data collection. This program impacts over 500 residents and staff.

NC Med Assist – Mobile and Free Pharmacy Services for Low Income, Uninsured in the TNHF Region— continues to provide important services to the Triangle North region through free prescription medications for low income and uninsured individuals via mail order.  In addition, two over-the-counter medicine giveaway events will be implemented in 2022 in Granville and Vance counties.

Perry Memorial LibraryVibrant Vitals in Vance will provide intergenerational health literacy programs by partnering with local agencies to bring free food and nutrition programs to 2000 Vance County citizens. The program will feature a “Charlie Cart,” a mobile food preparation station, complete with kitchen supplies and a curriculum guide to engage participants in hands-on and healthy food preparation and cooking. Program leaders will also create a teaching garden. Examples of topics covered are heart healthy meals and diabetic cooking using locally sourced food.                                                                                                                                                                                 

Shepherd Youth RanchTrail to Success – provides skill building for youth suffering from grief, loss, abandonment and abuse. Partial scholarships will be provided to 15 youth and their families, referred by a school system, law enforcement, or health professional. Participants enter into an intensive 24-week program, which consists of weekly group and monthly family sessions in a unique program that uses rescued horses to help with therapy. In addition, 10 new adult mentors will be trained to assist up to 35 children and families.

Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy CenterChild Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse. With an interdisciplinary team of professionals located in one, child-friendly location, this program provides an important component of a comprehensive child abuse investigation. The program also offers opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery for Triangle North Residents – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and health care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance use addiction, free of charge.

In a second grant program, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma, and Substance Abuse, TROSA will continue into a second year to conduct research and analysis on the trauma history of their residents by using an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) questionnaire and the Perceived Stress Scale.  Utilizing the data they collect, TROSA will incorporate trauma-informed care in all of their programs plus develop and implement a new resilience program for residents.  The data collected during the first year of the program has validated TROSA’s decision to make training about trauma a priority for staff.

Working Landscapes --  What’s Growing On in Granville County -- Year 2 of the program will continue the plan to increase healthy local food access for 7300 public school students and educate 4500 of their family members about healthy, local eating.  The program was interrupted in the previous year by the Pandemic, but the program can resume now that students are back the classroom. Classrooms in four elementary schools will receive monthly Harvest Boxes, which feature local produce, Core Curriculum-aligned lesson plans, activities, and take-home newsletters.  Local produce will be served in cafeterias, accompanied by taste test events and newsletter distribution.

In a second grant program, Local Meals, Working Landscapes will continue to serve those impacted by the pandemic, by building its existing meals program into a sustainable source of healthy, locally sourced meals for the region.  Area senior agencies will be able to purchase meals that are locally sourced and prepared on an ongoing basis.  Grant funds will also be used to expand Working Landscape facilities and programming in Warren County, enabling them to increase production from 250 meals/week (served twice weekly) to 3,125 meals/week (serving 625 people daily).

 

 

 



2020 Grant Awards


NC Med Assist – Mobile and Free Pharmacy Services for Low Income, Uninsured in the TNHF Region-- provides free medications via mail for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North Region.  In addition, an over-the-counter medicine giveaway will be implemented in 2021 in Vance County.

Shepherd Youth Ranch – Trail to Success – provides skill building for youth suffering from grief, loss, abandonment and abuse. Partial scholarships will be provided to 10 youth who are referred by the school system or law enforcement who will enter into an intensive 24-week program, which consists of weekly group and monthly family sessions in a unique program that uses horses to help with therapy.

Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy Center – Child Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse; increases opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) – Long-Term Substance Abuse Recovery for Triangle North Residents – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

In a second grant program, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Trauma, and Substance Abuse, TROSA will conduct research and analysis on the trauma history of their residents by using an Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) questionnaire and the Perceived Stress Scale.  Utilizing the data they collect, TROSA will incorporate trauma-informed care in all of their programs plus develop and implement a new resilience program for residents.

Granville-Vance Public Health – Expansion of Pregnancy Prevention Education and Youth-Friendly Reproductive Health Services – is a comprehensive sexual health leadership program at Vance County Middle School and with middle school students in Boys & Girls Clubs.  In addition, the program will improve the clinical setting at GVPH to expand access to youth-friendly reproductive health services where teens receive acceptable, equitable, effective counseling and services from competent staff that protect the teen’s confidentiality and privacy. The program will also improve access to patient educational resources for service providers as well as parents seeking information on youth sexual health.

In a second grant program, Medication Assisted Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder for the Uninsured 2.0 – is an expansion of a previously funded program that will increase initial access to medication assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid use disorder for 15 new uninsured patients at Granville Vance Public Health (GVPH) and expand services to include mental health and comprehensive preventive care.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NC – 
Triple Play – is a daily health & wellness program for ages 5-18 in the Triangle North region that increases the daily physical activity of children, teaching good nutrition and helping them to develop healthy relationships.   Activities include helping club members acquire healthy habits such as making smart food choices, understanding portion sizes, and creating fun, balanced meals. The program builds skills related to fitness and positive lifestyle changes and promotes physical activity through fun daily fitness routines and consciously incorporating elements of belonging, usefulness, influence and competence.

Masonic Home for Children at Oxford – Trauma-Informed Model of Care – is a staff training program that will ensure all care and services for children at Masonic Home will be evidence-based, trauma informed, and resiliency-focused.  Utilizing Cornell University’s Residential Child Care Project to implement and integrate the Children And Residential Experiences (CARE) program model, the training will be led by two professionals from Cornell University who will train five Masonic Home facilitators.  The remainder of the staff will be trained by the Cornell-trained facilitators.  Cornell CARE consultants and MHCO CARE educators will continue to train new and current staff and implement the model, monitor data collection, and analyse, assess and make recommendations.


2019 Grant Awards


Alliance Rehabilitative Care (ARC) – Access to Dental Care – Residents entering the substance abuse halfway house in Henderson will receive dental screening and preventive care and when necessary more extensive dental treatment to prevent further decay and to promote overall health.

Henderson Family YMCA– 1) Girls on the Run – a self-esteem, self- respect and healthy lifestyles program for girls & boys culminating in a 5k run/walk at the end of each semester; 2) Safety Around Water – teaches water safety and drowning prevention skills to 2nd graders in Vance County.

NC Med Assist– Free Pharmacy Program & Over-the-Counter Giveaways -- provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North Region.  In addition two over-the-counter medicine giveaways will be implemented this year in Vance and Granville counties.

Shepherd Youth Ranch– Trail to Success – Provide skill building for youth suffering from grief, loss, abandonment and abuse. Partial scholarships will be provided to 10 youth who are referred by the school system or law enforcement who will enter into an intensive 24-week program, which consists of weekly group and monthly family sessions in a unique program that uses horses to help with therapy.

Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy Center
– Child Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse; increases opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)
– Rebuilding Lives: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

Working Landscapes
– What’s Growing in Granville County— in partnership with Granville Vance Public Health & Granville County Schools, this program aims to improve the health of students in Granville County Schools by learning about and consuming healthy, locally grown food.​


2018 Grant Awards


Alliance Rehabilitative Care (ARC)Access to Dental Care – Residents entering the substance abuse halfway house in Henderson will receive dental screening and preventive care and when necessary more extensive dental treatment to prevent further decay and to promote overall health.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NCProject Sport –  This pilot program will target 4th and 5th graders who will participate in two existing programs plus they will learn skills that will prepare them to participate in organized competitive team sport activities, including flag football, basketball, soccer, and tennis.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart StartTeens Fit for Life – the existing Adolescent Parenting Program will continue the Nutrition & Fitness component through participation in programs at the YMCA and through nutrition education provided by Cooperative Extension.

Granville-Vance Public HealthResponding to the Opioid Crisis in Vance & Granville Counties—Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT) for substance abuse disorders will be available at the Health Department’s Primary Care Clinic in addition to continuation of the work of the VIBRANT Coalition to address the four focus areas of the N.C. Opioid Action Plan.

Henderson Family YMCA
1) Girls on the Run – a self-esteem, self- respect and healthy lifestyles program for girls & boys culminating in a 5k run/walk at the end of each semester; 2) Safety Around Water – teaches water safety and drowning prevention skills to 2nd graders in Vance County.

NC Med Assist Free Pharmacy Program & Over-the-Counter Giveaways -- provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North Region.  In addition two over-the-counter medicine giveaways will be implemented this year in Warren and Franklin counties.

Shepherd Youth RanchTrail to Success – Provide skill building for youth suffering from grief, loss, abandonment and abuse. Partial scholarships will be provided to 10 youth who are referred by the school system or law enforcement who will enter into an intensive 24-week program, which consists of weekly group and monthly family sessions in a unique program that uses horses to help with therapy.

 Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy Center
Child Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse; increases opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) Rebuilding Lives: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

Warren County Senior Center Diabetes Peer Educator Training and Outreach— in partnership with Warren County Health Department, this program will prepare volunteers to deliver diabetes self- management classes and support to Warren County residents in their own communities.


2017 Grant Awards

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NC – SMART Girls Outdoors – a health, fitness, and self-enhancement program for girls ages 8-16, which is designed to encourage healthy attitudes and lifestyles that will enable adolescent girls to develop their full potential; program will partner with YMCA’s Girls on the Run.

Community Partners of Hope – Health Interventions – a coordination of access to primary care, behavioral health, and dental services for 40 homeless men served by Hope House and the Emergency Shelter; skills for self-management of chronic illnesses will be taught to all participants.

Community Workforce Solutions, Inc.
– Healthy Boundaries – Safe Living – using the Circles curriculum to help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities navigate social situations, learn heathy relationship boundaries, and to recognize and react appropriately to sexual abuse or exploitation.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start
– Teens Fit for Life – the existing Adolescent Parenting Program will expand to include a Nutrition & Fitness component in partnership with the YMCA and Cooperative Extension.

Franklin County Health Department
– MIT Care for a Healthier Franklin County – staff training to implement evidence-based practices of motivational interviewing, integrated behavioral and physical care, and trauma-Informed practice to improve patient-provider engagement and improve health in the priority areas of heart disease and obesity.

Granville-Vance Public Health – 1) Improving Child Health & Academic Achievement in Vance County – collection and analysis of baseline anthropometric data in at least 7 elementary schools to be used to pilot child health and obesity prevention project in at least one elementary school; 2)Improving Birth Outcomes in Granville & Vance counties – expanding the evidenced-based Centering Pregnancy program to Vance County; provides prenatal care and learning activities to address and improve high rates of infant mortality and significant disparities in birth outcomes.

Henderson Family YMCA – 1) Girls on the Run/STRIDE – a self-esteem, self- respect and healthy lifestyles program for girls & boys culminating in a 5k run/walk at the end of each semester; 2) Safety Around Water – teaches water safety and drowning prevention skills to 2nd graders in Vance County.

NC Med Assist – Free Pharmacy Program & Over-the-Counter Giveaways – provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North Region. In addition two over-the-counter medicine giveaways will be implemented this year in Vance and Granville counties.

Occoneechee Council, Boy Scouts of America
– SCOUT Strong – expands existing alcohol & drug prevention program designed for boys and girls ages 5 to 20. Emphasizes healthy living, physical fitness and the dangers of substance abuse.

Strength and Mending (S.a.M) Child Advocacy Center
– Child Forensic Interviews – provides a centralized, child-centered approach to investigation that reduces the risk of trauma to the children who are victims of abuse; increases opportunities for healing for the child and non-offending family members.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.
– Rebuilding Lives: Mental Health & Substance Abuse Recovery – provides a two-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

Westcare North Carolina, Inc.
– Staff Certifications in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy & Substance Abuse Counseling – training for staff to become certified in trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy so a higher level of therapy can be provided to the adolescent women who are served by this residential treatment facility in Manson for teen girls who are classified at a Level 2 adjudicated status.

2016 Grant Awards


Alliance Rehabilitative Care - Back on Track is a medication-assisted outpatient treatment program for recovery from opioid addiction utilizing the drug Naltrexone.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central N.C.
- Healthy Teens program will reduce obesity, increase physical activity, and improve nutrition in addition to providing strategies to avoid drugs and alcohol and sexual activity, utilizing the Triple Play and Smart Moves programs; the project will serve 200 teens ages 13 to 18 in Vance and Granville counties.

Community Workforce Solutions - Health Matters will provide staff with 6-hour training program to enable them to conduct a nutrition and physical activity program with 40 disabled CWS clients; program will teach core concepts in physical activity and nutrition in order to improve health status and lifestyles of the participants.

Granville-Vance Public Health - Reducing Opioid Abuse and Death will be the focus of this program in Granville and Vance counties, which will address the problem of “unintentional drug overdose” fatalities by providing the medication Naloxone that quickly reverses the effects of opioid overdose using the “project Lazarus” model.

Green Rural Redevelopment
- The Micro-Market Farm School will provide education and training for micro market farming students with a path to establishing sustainable income and nutritional food for their families.

Henderson-Vance Downtown Development Commission
- This program will address the “food desert” problem in downtown Henderson by providing access to fresh fruits and vegetables at a farmer’s market that is convenient to those living in the downtown area; market will also provide a site to market produce grown through the Micro Market Farm program.

Henderson Family YMCA - Girls on the Run/Stride develops self-esteem, self-respect, and healthy lifestyles, while training and preparing for a 5K run/walk at the end of each semester for girls AND boys.
Save our Kids: This water safety and drowning prevention program teaches skills and confidence in the water for Vance County second graders.

Kerr-Tar COG Agency on Aging
- Healthy Eating for Successful Living includes two workshops with six weekly sessions that will train lay leaders to go into their communities and facilitate healthy eating and successful living seminars for their neighbors.

N.C. MedAssist - This program provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)
- TROSA provides a 2-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training, and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and drug addiction, free of charge.

Vance County Schools - Operation Lunch Line is a multimedia hands on learning experience in which students travel into the human body, learning about benefits of good nutrition and exercise.

2015 Grant Awards

Alliance Rehabilitative Care
- The Access to Medical Care program assists ARC clients in managing and preventing chronic diseases by providing access to healthcare providers, treatment, support, and follow up.

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central N.C.
- With Healthy Lifestyles, club members in the region participate in two programs, Triple Play and SMART Moves as well as enjoy a nutritious meal every day.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start - Shape NC introduces young children to positive experiences with healthy foods and physical activity, promoting healthy behaviors and obesity prevention, which will carry over to their families and throughout their lives.

Granville-Vance Public Health
- Triangle North Healthcare Foundation is pleased to be a funder and partner in the Community Health Assessment strategic planning process, led by Granville-Vance Public Health.

Henderson Family YMCA - Girls on the Run/Stride develops self-esteem, self-respect, and healthy lifestyles, while training and preparing for a 5K run/walk at the end of each semester for girls AND boys.
Save our Kids: This water safety and drowning prevention program teaches skills and confidence in the water for Vance County second graders.

Henderson-Vance Recreation & Parks Department
- Henderson and Vance County staff and volunteers will continue the restoration of the Fox Pond Park trail, which will be available for fitness and physical activities such as hiking, running, and athletic events.

Kerr-Tar COG Agency on Aging
- Virtual Dementia Tour offers a simulated experience for caregivers and family members that promotes empathy and understanding with dementia patients.

N.C. MedAssist
- This program provides free medications and support for low income and uninsured individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) - TROSA provides a 2-year residential recovery program with treatment, education, vocational training, and care for residents of the Triangle North region who suffer from alcohol and substance abuse, free of charge.

2014 Grant Awards

Alliance Rehabilitative Care - Illness Management & Recovery Program

Boys & Girls Clubs of North Central NC
- Family Plus program teaches kids and their families about nutrition, physcal activity and provides healthy food choices.

Four Rivers Resource Conservation District Council - Phase II of Fox Pond Park Trail for exercise and fitness. for area residents and schools.

Franklin-Granville-Vance Smart Start - Go NAP-SACC nutrition and physical activity program for child care centers

Granville-Vance Public Health - Free Chlamydia testing for males in Granville and Vance counties

Henderson Family YMCA - Girls on the Run: promotes healthy lifestyles and self esteem
                                               Save our Kids: Water safety and drowning prevention for Vance Co. second graders.

N.C. MedAssist
- Provides medications and support for low income and uninsured
individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.)
- Provides 2-year residential treatment, education, vocational training,
and care for recovering substance abusers in the Triangle North region.

Warren-Vance Community Clinic:  (formerly Warren Co. Free Clinic) - Case Management for Diabetics and promotion of self-care and management.



2013 Grant Awards

Alliance Rehabilitative Care
- Life Skills Enhancement for Chronically Mentally Ill

Granville Co. Schools
- Family Resources for K-12 Students with Diabetes

Granville-Vance Public Health
- Awareness and Prevention of Chlamydia in Vance Co.

Halifax-Warren Smart Start
- Healthy Habits, Healthy Kids: Outdoor Learning Environment to enhance physical activity and obesity prevention for Warren County pre-schoolers.

Henderson Collegiate
- Healthy Bodies, Healthy Minds: Team student athletics program
for health and fitness.

Henderson Family YMCA - Girls on the Run: promotes healthy lifestyles and self esteem
                                               Save our Kids: Water safety and drowning prevention for Vance Co. second graders.

Kerr-Tar COG Council on Aging - Living Healthy with Chronic Conditions: Leadership development and training for seniors with chronic diseases.

N.C. MedAssist - Provides medications and support for low income and uninsured
individuals in the Triangle North region.

TROSA (Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, Inc.) - Provides 2-year residential treatment, education, vocational training, and care for recovering substance abusers in the Triangle North region.​