June 3, 2010

Contact: Margo Pernick, 248-203-1487, pernick@jfmd.org

At its Board meeting on May 18, 2010, The Jewish Fund approved the following grants totaling $1,388,855. The Fund was established in 1997 with the proceeds of the sale of Sinai Hospital in Detroit to support health and social welfare needs in the Jewish and general communities of metropolitan Detroit.

  • Big Brothers Big Sisters of Metropolitan Detroit (Detroit, MI): $25,000 for the second year of a two-year, $70,000 grant to support the Sports Buddies program.
  • Community Health & Social Services Center (Detroit, MI): $60,000 for the first of a two-year, $85,000 grant to develop and implement a redesign process of its behavioral health care delivery system and the integration of health information.
  • Covenant Community Care of Michigan (Detroit, MI): $113,750 for one year to open a new integrated health care facility on Michigan Avenue.
  • Crossroads of Michigan (Detroit, MI): $10,000 for one year to provide emergency operational support of its prescription and medical needs program.
  • Detroit Institute for Children (Detroit, MI): $50,000 for one year to provide emergency operational support of its two physician service program areas.
  • DMC Sinai Grace Hospital (Detroit, MI): $8,000 for one year to fund the annual Benard L. Maas Lecture in the field of physical medicine and rehabilitation.
  • Fresh Air Society (Bloomfield Hills, MI): $49,500 for the second of a three-year, $133,000 challenge grant to support the expansion and enhancement of the special needs inclusion program at Camp Maas.
  • Gary Burnstein Community Health Clinic (Pontiac, MI): $25,000 for one year to provide emergency operational support of the free clinic.
  • Hebrew Free Loan Association (Bloomfield Hills, MI): $34,000 for the first of a three-year, $100,000 matching grant to build a designated loan pool for use in paying medical/dental expenses.
  • HOPE Hospitality and Warming Center (Pontiac, MI): $20,000 for the second year of a three-year, $65,000 grant to expand the organizational capacity of the shelter.
  • Jewish Dental Clinic (Southfield, MI): $145,660 for the first year of a three-year, $271,320,000 grant to support the start-up costs of the clinic.
  • Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit (Bloomfield Hills, MI): $744,445 for one year to support urgent special and unmet needs in the Jewish community that are a result of the economic crisis.
  • Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network (West Bloomfield, MI): $50,000 for the second year of a two-year $100,000 matching grant to help the organization meet unprecedented needs.
  • Mercy Primary Care (Detroit, MI): $50,000 for the first year of a three- year, $100,000 grant to support self-management medical services for hypertensive patients.
  • ORT America (West Bloomfield, MI): $15,000 for the first year of a two-year, $30,000 grant to subsidize tuition for technology training/education for low income students.
  • Starfish Family Services (Inkster, MI): $15,000 for the second year of a three-year, $45,000 grant to support counseling and mental health services for youth in crisis.

    Summer in the City (Berkley, MI): $12,000 for the first year of a three-year, $24,000 grant to support its leadership development program.

  • Yad Ezra (Berkley, MI): $50,000 one year matching grant to purchase food for its grocery program.

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06/03/2010

New Grants Awarded by The Jewish Fund