Continuation Grants – Prevention Projects 2013 – 13B

Agency LogoProgram DescriptionTarget BeneficiariesGrant Award
GMUGeorge Mason University
The ACHIEVES Project (AdvanCing Healthcare Initiatives for undErserVed Students)
The ACHIEVES Project is a collaboration between George Mason University and the Prince William County Public Schools. The project offers increased access and quality of scholastic sport healthcare and concussion education in middle and secondary schools using certified athletic trainers as care providers, educators and record keepers.
80,527 students, their parents and 6,114 PWCS school staff (teachers, counselors, administrators, athletic trainers, nurses and coaches) in 84 elementary, middle and high schools in PWCS.$380,083
LakeRidgeLionsClubLake Ridge Lions Club Charities
Region V Lions Clubs Early Childhood Eye Screening Project
Assist financially in providing eye examinations and glasses to individuals in the service area across 14 clubs.
Screen 8,500 individuals utilizing the SPOT Pediavision screener$45,000
(15 month)
PWHealthPartnershipPrince William Health Partnership

Healthy Eating and active Living (HEAL ) Sustainability and Expansion

Conduct curriculum development, program implementation, teacher training and evaluation of the HEAL program for preschool, and Prince William County elementary and middle school students.
255 4-5 year old preschool students residing in the PHF service area.$45,000
(15 month)
SIDSMid-AtlanticSIDS Mid-Atlantic
Cribs for Kids
Provide needy families with the most basic of needs for their babies: cribs to help prevent those unnecessary and tragic deaths. The target population is low-income families of multiple cultures and ethnicities.
200 babies in target area will sleep safely$15,000
(15 month)
House_splash_white_largeThe House, Inc Student Leadership Center
Fitting In
Comprehensive strategy to put students on a path with tools they need to live healthy balanced, and active lifestyles by incorporating physical fitness and good nutrition.
875 students will increase physical activity and learn new strategies for achieving their health and fitness goals$114,000
(15 month)