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Regional Mini-Grants
Regional Mini-Grants

From January 2009 to June 2009, the HHS Office on Women’s Health (OWH) executed a mini-grant program that empowered 48 local organizations across all of the OWH Regions to raise awareness about women and heart disease and to promote The Heart Truth® campaign. Grantees conducted activities in their communities such as heart health walks, heart health fairs, and heart health workshops. These grantees reached more than 30,000 men and women with The Heart Truth messages.

The Heart Truth Campaign Project: Participant Age Breakdown*

Total Females, ages 9-17 served: 1,778
Total Females, ages 18-85+ served: 19,279

OWH Region I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
Total Females ages   
9-17 Served
2 6 5 350 25 10 1202 30 84 64
Total Females ages
18-85+ Served
151 496 2747 1220 1227 695 10278 1079 680 706

Age Breakdown of Females Served by Region Through The Heart Truth Campaign Activities and Events, 2009

*Note: Calculations based on Awardee Final Report data, one organization has not submitted data due to a deadline extension

Summary
Of those awardees that captured ages specific data, most regions conducted activities and events that targeted females 18-85+ (n=19279)
On average, 92 percent of females served by The Heart Truth Campaign projects were ages 18-85+



The Heart Truth Campaign Project: Participant Race/Ethnicity Breakdown

OWH Region I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
African American/
Black
0 90 1857 1134 849 357 1532 0 630 0
American Indian/
Alaskan Native
0 2 0 2 0 24 51 53 42 7
Asian
 
2 14 13 69 1 16 259 242 7 54
Caucasian/
White
160 327 691 593 185 353 12577 746 5 576
Hispanic/
Latin American
0 69 248 70 149 25 165 191 216 474
Native Hawaiian/
Pacific Islander
0 0 6 2 0 0 0 5 7 8
Other 2 0 65 81 53 1 5 0 1 10

Race/Ethnicity Breakdown of Participants Served by The Heart Truth Campaign Projects, 2009


Total Number of Participants Served*
African American/Black 6449
American Indian/Alaskan Native 181
Asian 677
Caucasian/White 16213
Hispanic/Latin American 1607
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 28
Other 218
 
List of "Other"
East Indian
Haitian
Indian
Iraqi
 
*Based on numbers reported in Awardee Final Reports

Race/Ethnicity Breakdown of Participants Served by The Heart Truth Campaign, 2009




The Heart Truth Campaign Project Summary: Participant Breakdown - Consumer/Professional*

Total Consumers Served: 30,233
Total Professionals Served: 2,254

OWH Region I II III IV V VI VII VIII IX X
Consumers 164 391 2790 1606 1172 507 13585 8900 696 422
Professionals 0 121 0 306 52 153 1024 209 226 163

Number of Consumer versus Professional Served by The Heart Truth Campaign Projects, 2009

Summary
Of the awardees that collected these data, the majority of The Heart Truth Campaign projects targeted consumers versus professionals
On average, 93 percent of The Heart Truth Campaign event/activity attendees were consumers

*Calculations based on Final Report Data


 

The 2009 recipients of the OWH’s The Heart Truth mini-grants are:

  • Central Connecticut Health District

  • Northeast District Department of Health

  • The Rose Women’s Care Service: Community Resource Center, Inc.

  • Women’s Heart Foundation

  • Delaware Health and Social Services, Division of Public Health

  • Ebenezer Medical Outreach, Inc.

  • Esperanza

  • K.I. Services, Inc.

  • Sister to Sister Foundation

  • Coastal Health District 9-1

  • North Alabama Medical Reserve Corps

  • Palm Beach County Health Department Community Health Division

  • St. Galilee Outreach Ministry, Inc.

  • Voix La Tortue Nonprofit Organization, Inc.

  • Winston Salem State University - Division of Human Performance and Sports Sciences

  • Case Western Reserve University

  • Centro Comunitario Juan Diego

  • Crossroads Coalition

  • Illinois Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health

  • Indiana State Department of Health Office of Women’s Health

  • Michigan Department of Community Health (MDCH) - WISEWOMAN Program

  • Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation

  • Calvary Missionary Baptist Church

  • Central Oklahoma Integrated Network System, Inc.

  • El Centro Family Health

  • Lake Country Area Health Education Center

  • Our Lady of the Lake Ascension Community Hospital, Inc. albla St. Elizabeth Hospital

  • Allen Memorial Hospital

  • Butler County Community Resource Council

  • Health Care Coalition of Lafayette County

  • Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Men’s and Women’s Health

  • Northeast Missouri Health Council, Inc.

  • Asian Pacific Development Center of Colorado

  • Bismarck-Burleigh Public Health

  • Dawson County Health Department

  • Eppson Center for Seniors, Inc.

  • Salud Family Health Centers

  • San Luis Valley Area Health Education Center

  • California Black Women’s Health Project

  • I Care Ministries

  • Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church

  • Los Angeles County Department of Public Health Office of Women’s Health

  • NDNS4Wellness/American Indian Prevention Coalition, Inc.

  • San Diego Black Health Associates

  • Center for MultiCultural Health

  • Oregon Health and Science University’s Center for Women’s Health

  • Planetree Health Resource Center of Mid-Columbia Medical Center

  • The Immigrant Assistance Center

The OWH coordinates women’s health efforts and seeks to eliminate health disparities and support educational programs that encourage women to take personal responsibility for their own health and wellness. Learn more about the OWH.

Last Updated: December, 2013

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