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2017-18 HSI Grantees

  • Total Amount of Grant Funding Provided = $327,000
  • 15 grants, includes 3 newly funded programs

By category of service, the 2017-18 awardees are:

Nutrition Education: $24,000

Organization Name Program Name Program Description Amount Funded
Adelante Spanish Immersion School Garden Program Nutrition Ambassadors and School Gardens with Outdoor Classroom Coordinator Redwood City School District $14,000
**John Gill Elementary PTO Education Outside Garden Program Teaches hands on nutrition science and health education. Students learn where their food comes from and that they can be agents in growing that food. As agents in growing their own food they may be willing to try new foods. Their bodies may be strengthened by time spent tending to the garden. $11,000

Social Emotional Health: $191,000

Organization Name Program Name Program Description Amount Funded
Adolescent Counseling Services On-Campus Counseling Program Provides free, one-on-one mental health assessments, depression screenings, ongoing individual therapy, supportive services, and education to youth, parents/caregivers, and school staff on campus, during school hours $25,000
**Children’s Health Council Teen Mental Health Initiative Program seeks to expand CHC’s work with teens and families with mild to severe symptoms of anxiety and depression to focus on community engagement. Senior Engagement Manager will be hired to work directly with schools and will be overseen CHC’s Clinical Services Director. $16,500
Friends for Youth Connect Mentoring Initiative Aims to ensure that students are safe, thriving, healthy, and succeeding in school, with the positive support of a community mentor $50,000
One Life Counseling Building Resiliency in Schools Suicide Program for Teens and Kids, during the school Day” $25,000
San Carlos Charter Learning Center School Counselor Supports students’ social emotional learning by helping students develop greater self-esteem, problem solving skills, social skills, emotional regulation and conflict management both within the classroom and in outside environments $25,000
StarVista Youth Development Initiative Youth Leardship and peer program focused on student health concerns at Sequoia High School $25,000
Star Vista Arbor Bay School Counseling services for children with learning differences and their families $12,000
YMCA of Silicon Valley/Project Cornerstone School Partnerships Project Cornerstone School Partnerships in Redwood City School District Schools – teaching youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility $12,500


Preventive Health/Screening: $40,000

Organization Name Program Name Program Description Amount Funded

Prevent Blindness Northern California**

See Well to Learn – Comprehensive Early Vision Intervention for Low-income Preschoolers Provides comprehensive vision screening and intervention for students requiring glasses and referrals and counseling for parents of students $40,000

Physical Education/Activity: $72,000

Organization Name Program Name Program Description Amount Funded
Jasper Ridge Farm HorseBuddies Equine therapy and fitness program for special needs youth attending local schools $12,500
Redwood City 2020 Safe Routes to School Provides a Safe Routes Coordinator for Redwood City School District $12,500
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 $17,000
**Families United United Through Education A 9-session family engagement workshop to low income families that teaches them to create and implement good habits concerning academics, living a healthy lifestyle, and what resources are available to them to support their health and how to access these resources. $30,000

(**) indicates SHCD newly funded programs