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HSI Grants

2021-22

HSI Grants

SHD provides one-year competitive grants to community-based organizations to support health programs in local school districts. Our Healthy Schools Initiative grants provides funding for programs that address a wide range of important health areas. These health areas include: social emotional support services, preventive education/health screening, physical education/activity, and nutrition education.

Social Emotional/ Mental Health: $409,000

Organization

Program

Awarded
Amount

AbleWorks

LiveAble

Able Works mission is to equip
individuals with financial education, life skills and assets that enable one to live free from oppression and poverty
$20,000

Acknowledge Alliance

Resiliency Consultation Services

Our social emotional learning (SEL) curriculum provides direct services to students in elementary and middle school grades. $25,000
Adolescent Counseling Services

On-Campus Counseling Program
Provides free, mental health assessments, depression screenings, ongoing individual therapy, supportive services, and education to youth, parents/caregivers, and school staff on campus. $50,000

Center for Wellness and Achievement in Education (CWAE)

Quiet Time Pilot

The curriculum will include a meditation retreat as well as lessons connecting meditation to wellness, leadership, and social-emotional development. $40,000
Child Mind Institute

Student Success Program
The Student Success Program offers a comprehensive suite of mental health services for school communities. These services engage students, parents, and educators to create a holistic support system for children and adolescents who are struggling with mental health disorders. $25,000

Friends for Youth

Connect Mentoring Initiative

Aims to ensure that students have the positive support of a community mentor $40,000

Mission Be

Mindfulness Education

Mission Be offers an integrated Mindfulness Education Program (the Program) within SUHSD. The Program will focus on expanding the mindfulness practices of 10th and 11th graders as well as of their teachers and parents.

$19,000

One Life Counseling

Building Resiliency

Provides mental health therapists to administer preventative SEL

$45,000

San Carlos Charter Learning Center

School Counseling and Psychological Services

The counseling program at SCC is designed to support learners in the realm of social-emotional learning and mental health support both within and outside the classroom.

$35,000

StarVista

Crisis/Suicide Prevention

Offers educational presentations geared toward students (parent and educator versions also available) covering topics such as stress, depression, anxiety, coping skills, and suicide prevention

$20,000

StarVista

Youth Development Initiative

Youth Leadership and peer program focused on student health concerns at Sequoia High School

$40,000

Summit Everest

School Based Counseling

Our vision is to provide access to on-site mental health counseling for students three days per week.

$20,000

Summit Prep

School Based Counseling

Our vision is to provide access to on-site mental health counseling for students three days per week.

$20,000

YMCA

Project Cornerstone

Addresses the SEL needs of students to 1) improve school climate and 2) create caring communities

$10,000

ATOD: $25,000

Organization

Program

Awarded
Amount

El Centro

Prevention Education and Early Intervention

Uses classroom-based Prevention Education Program using a SMART (Students Making A Responsible Transition) Recovery curriculum providing drug and alcohol prevention education for at-risk youth in four local schools. $25,000

Food/Nutrition: $15,000

Organization

Program

Awarded
Amount

Each Green Corner

Living Campus Project

A program dedicated toward supporting schools with outdoor garden-centered learning environments that implement outdoor education activities.

$15,000

 

Health Literacy/Fitness: $90,000

Organization

Program

Awarded
Amount

Footsteps PE

Yoga & Mindfulness

Belmont Redwood Shores School District Physical Education curriculum will offer yoga and mindfulness to children afterschool.

$10,000

Jasper Ridge Farm

HorseBuddies

Equine therapy and fitness program for special needs youth attending local schools

$10,000

Mary Meta Lazarus Child Center

Healthy Eats, Active Feet

Healthy Eats, Active Feet is an early intervention program that contributes to young children’s lifelong eating/exercise.

$10,000

San Carlos Charter Learning Center

Learner Health Services

Provide support for health screenings, medication organization, and overall healthcare management

$10,000

Siena Youth Center of St. Francis Center

Holy Family Outdoor and PE Program

Outdoor Education and Physical Fitness Program at Holy Family School in North Fair Oaks

$25,000

United Through Education

Familias Unidas Parent Engagement Virtual Workshop

United Through Education’s objective is to increase parent involvement in their children’s education, teaching skills to make healthy habits part of the families’ daily routine through workshops and individualized attention.

$25,000