Archive for the ‘Grants’ Category

Help Support Cancer Patient Artist-in-Resident Grant Program
—Posted Thursday, March 8th, 2012 at 3:11 pm— « »

We were pleased to learn recently that our hospital oncology program has moved a step closer to winning a grant that would bring a resident artist to our Hematology/Oncology Department to work with our cancer patients.

However, there is a catch: the granting foundation, LiveStrong, requires a show of support from the community.

Live Strong Grant Manager Jordan Parks writes:

“Thank you for your recent application to bring the Creative Center: Hospital Artist in Residence program to your community through the 2012 LIVESTRONG Community Impact Project. I am pleased to inform you that after careful review, your organization has been selected to proceed to the next phase of the selection process; the online voting campaign.

“Online voting allows communities nationwide to rally around their local organizations in a show of support for the organization and the people they serve. The voting process also allows applicants to demonstrate their ability to engage with their communities, a key component in program success and sustainability.”

You can help us win this grant by  following this link and giving the program your vote of confidence. Voting only takes a minute.

MCDH Mammography Service Receives $55,000 USDA Grant
—Posted Friday, August 19th, 2011 at 1:36 pm— « »

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Reef Atwell of USDA and Riki Thoreson-Schaefer, Mammography Technician

Mr. Reef Atwell of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) made a visit to Mendocino Coast District Hospital on Wednesday of this week to inspect our new digital mammography equipment.  USDA awarded MCDH a $55,000 grant which has been used towards the purchase of the new equipment which is housed in the hospital’s new Diagnostic Imaging Center.  Mr. Atwell, who is based in Santa Rosa, California was performing a part of his responsibilities to check and verify that the new equipment had, indeed, been purchased and that it is working.  “I am very impressed with the new center and all of it’s new equipment,” said Atwell.  The total cost for the new digital mammography unit, including a picture archiving system was $412,783.   USDA provides millions of dollars each year for rural America.  “We are always glad to help the Mendocino Coast,” he said.  USDA has made hundreds of thousands of dollars of grants to MCDH over the years.  The last one before this was for funds to purchase a new ambulance in 2008.  We are very thankful to our Congressman Mike Thompson, who supported this grant for Mendocino Coast District Hospital and to the United States Department of Agriculture for their support of rural America.