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Grant Awards 2010

Thomas Crea and Ruth McRoy

Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy at University of Southern Maine
"Evaluation Research Project"
$32,000
December 22, 2010

Thomas Crea and Ruth McRoy received $32,000 from The Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy at University of Southern Maine. Dr. Crea and McRoy will work on an evaluation research project in partnership with the Northeast & Caribbean Implementation Center (NCIC), who is sponsoring a program within the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families (DCF) to enhance supervisors' capacity to support the new Integrated Practice Model (ICPM) statewide.

Vince Lynch

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
"23rd Annual National Social Work and HIV/AIDS Conference"
$25,000
December 15, 2010

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has donated $25,000 in support of the annual HIV/AIDS Conference. The 23rd Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS will be held at the Hyatt Regency Atlanta, GA on May 26-29, 2011.

Kevin Mahoney

The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs
"Veteran Directed Home and Community Based Services Program"
$299,771
October 12, 2010

Kevin Mahoney received a $299,771 award from The U.S Department of Veterans Affairs. Funding will be used to train Veterans Affairs Medical Centers (VAMC) and Veteran Integrated Service Network (VISN) staff on the concepts and principles of participant veteran directed services and provide staff with expertise of senior clinicians with experience in both Veterans Affairs (VA) and community long-term care systems.

Kevin Mahoney

The Scan Foundation
"Papers to Inform CLASS Component of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act"
$69,221
September 21, 2010

Kevin Mahoney received a $69,221 award from The Scan Foundation to examine how the the CLASS component of Health Care Reform might be implemented using the Cash and Counseling experience lessons.

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
"The Sloan Center on Aging & Work; Workplace Flexibility and the 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce"
$813,809 ($3,561,685)
September 15, 2010

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes was awarded additional funding of $813,809 by The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to support The Sloan Center on Aging and its "Workplace Flexibility and the 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce" project.

Kevin Mahoney

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
"Self Direction/Cash & Counseling Research and Technical Assistance Center - Year 3 of 4"
$951,948 ($4,751,055)
September 3, 2010

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has renewed Kevin Mahoney's grant for a 3rd year. Funding will support the research and technical assistance center for the Cash & Counseling initiative.

Jim Lubben

John A. Hartford Foundation
"Strengthening Geriatric Social Work through a Doctoral Fellowship Program"
$182,144 ($841,485)
August 20, 2010

Jim Lubben received additional funding in the amount of $182,144 from the John A. Hartford Foundation to support ongoing design and implementation of program objectives for the Hartford Geriatric Social Work Doctoral Fellowship Program.

Kevin Mahoney

Thomson Reuters (Health Care) Inc.
"MFP Technical Assistance"
$34,374
August 18, 2010

Kevin Mahoney was awarded $34,374 by Thomson Reuters (Health Care) Inc. to provide programmatic assistance to MFP states related to self direction and to conduct sessions at the National conference in Baltimore.

Kevin Mahoney

Thomson Reuters (Health Care) Inc.
"Virginia's System Tranformation Grant"
$58,121
August 18, 2010

Kevin Mahoney received a $ 58,121 award from Thomson Reuters (Health Care) Inc. to provide technical assistance to the Commonwealth of Virginia on Self direction issues and to contribute to evaluation report as it applies to information technology and cross-cutting system information efforts.

Kevin Mahoney

The Administration on Aging
"Cash & Counseling: Sustainable Paradigm for Service Delivery" Year 3 of 3
$399,444 ($1,104,723)
June 16, 2010

The Administration on Aging has renewed Kevin Mahoney's grant entitled, "Cash & Counseling: Sustainable Paradigm for Service Delivery". The grant will support continued efforts to provide technical assistance to states and participants using the Cash & Counseling model.

 

Tom Crea

Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America
"The Orthodox Family in America at Home and in Church: A Study of Families in the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America"
$15,000
April 30, 2010

Tom Crea received a $15,000 award from the Center for Family Care under the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America to study Orthodox families regarding their faith, how they practice, stressors, and what supports they would like their faith communities to provide.

Vince Lynch

City of Denver
"22st Annual National Social Work and HIV/AIDS Conference"
$5,000
April 22, 2010

The City of Denver has given $5,000 in support of the annual HIV/AIDS Conference. The 22th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver on May 27-30, 2010.

Karen Kayser and Philip Higgins

The American Cancer Society
"Training Grant in Oncology Social Work"
$20,000 ($40,000)
April 13, 2010

Philip Higgins received an award from The American Cancer Society to support work on his dissertation proposal entitled, "A Community-Based Palliative Care Social Work Intervention."

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes and Melissa Brown

The Gerontological Society of America
"Hartford Doctoral Fellowship"
$25,000 ($50,000)
April 13, 2010

Melissa Brown received a Hartford Doctoral fellowship from The Gerontological Society of America to support work on her dissertation proposal entitled, "The Wolk-Eldercare Interface: Workplace Flexibility and Well-Being among Family Caregivers of Older Adults."

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
“The Sloan Center on Aging & Work; Workplace Flexibility and the 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce”
$273,354 ($3,561,685)
April 5, 2010

The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has granted $273,354 to support The Sloan Center on Aging. Funds will be used to continue work on the “Workplace Flexibility and the 21st Century Multi-Generational Workforce” project.

Vince Lynch

Gilead Sciences, Inc.
“22st Annual National Social Work and HIV/AIDS Conference”
$25,000
March 9, 2010

Gilead Sciences, Inc. has donated $25,000 in support of the annual HIV/AIDS Conference. The 22th Annual National Conference on Social Work and HIV/AIDS will be held at the Hyatt Regency Denver on May 27-30, 2010. Please click here for more information.

Tom Crea

Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption
“SAFE and Child Specific Recruitment”
$8,665 ($31,164)
March 1, 2010

Tom Crea received supplemental funds from the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption in the amount of $8,665 to support continued efforts on the “SAFE and Child Specific Recruitment” grant.

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes

Metlife Mature Market Institute
“Health & Well-Being Across Ages: Global Issues - Local Solutions”
$50,000
February 25, 2010

Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes received a $50,000 grant from Metlife to explore how global employers are supporting employee health and well-being in the work place and how those practices compare with US strategies.

Stephanie Berzin

Evan B. Donaldson Foundation
“Overcoming Barriers to Permanency for Older Youth in Foster Care”
$7,000
February 9, 2010

The Evan B. Donaldson Foundation has awarded Stephanie Berzin a grant for work regarding overcoming barriers to permanency for older youth in foster care.