Strategic Grants

Grants Awarded

HealthEducationPublic Safety

Health Grants Awarded

  • 504HealthNet

    To provide content area support and technical assistance for regional safety net providers

    Website

  • Children’s Bureau of New Orleans

    To promote performance and quality improvement efforts related to quality care and client outcomes and to support activities that will ensure Medicaid funded services are resulting in quality outcomes for clients and families

    Website

  • Congregational Wellness and Chaplaincy Services

    To enhance the network of pastoral support providers and increase understanding of self-care opportunities among area pastors

    Website

  • Daughters of Charity

    To increase behavioral health care capacity to support over 4,000 additional patient visits per year and to support the development of a sustainable integrated model of care between the FQHC provider and school partners

    Website

  • Ensuring Access to Quality Care

    Study conducted in partnership with AARP, LSU and Louisiana Public Health Institute to examine to impact of the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid Expansion on Louisiana residents

    PDF

  • Federally Qualified Health Centers

    A network of safety-net healthcare providers committed to facilitating easy access to quality healthcare services

    PDF

  • Institute of Women and Ethnic Studies

    To support quality primary and behavioral care coordination for youth and adolescents throughout the Greater New Orleans region

    Website

  • Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority

    To expand the JPHSA primary and behavioral team capacity through effective and high quality care coordination

    Website

  • Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority

    To create a pilot and initial assessment of JPHSA's care coordination model (JPHSA is Jefferson Parish's primary provider of services for residents with moderate/severe mental health, substance abuse, and developmental disabilities)

    Website

  • Louisiana Primary Care Association

    To support the Greater New Orleans safety net provider community with key information and analysis regarding healthcare policy changes at the state and national levels

    Website

  • Louisiana Primary Care Association

    To advocate (on state and national levels) for regional safety net provider organizations/secures existing supports for low/no income patients/ensures sustainability for safety net provider organizations that provide care for over 150k patients annually

    Website

  • Louisiana Public Health Institute

    To provide evidence-based capacity-building support to area safety net providers regarding effective and optimal primary care and behavioral health integration strategies

    Website

  • Reshaping a Greater New Orleans

    Features several BCM strategies (most recent edition focused on post-Katrina healthcare changes)

    Website

Education Grants Awarded

  • Early Development Instrument

    Uses teacher surveys and community census data to more deeply explore kindergarten readiness

    Website

  • Greater New Orleans Funders Network

    A coalition of local, regional and national grantmakers committed to equity and economic opportunity in the Greater New Orleans region

    Website

  • New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board

    To learn more about the community by taking stock of what already exists on the youth services/programs landscape in Orleans Parish, while ensuring youth have a strong role in identifying the resources available to them. This is a CYPB pre-planning strategy
    *Cross-Zone of Education and Public Safety

    Website

  • New Orleans Youth Alliance

    Launching an independent youth development intermediary to support youth development organizations in the region

    Website

  • New Schools for New Orleans

    To coordinate across New Orleans schools, stakeholders, and community initiatives to improve the quality of programs and systems serving youth with special needs

    Website

  • NOLA-Youth Program Quality Initiative

    Designed to improve the instructional quality of youth development programs in New Orleans

    Website

  • One App Enrollment System

    Worked to ensure that families were aware of the common enrollment system for public schools in New Orleans

    Website

  • Personalized Learning

    Awards grants to organizations who are seeking to improve technology and learning in their classrooms

    Website

  • Public Funding for Out-of-School Time in New Orleans

    A BCM-funded report that explores the public funding and policy opportunities for out-of-school time providers in New Orleans

    PDF

  • YouthShift

    A citywide collective impact effort to increase alignment and coordination of nonprofit organizations and agencies that work with an on behalf of New Orleans children and youth

    Website

Public Safety Grants Awarded

  • Medicaid Enrollment Programs in Jails

    A 2018 report commissioned by BCM outlining opportunities to provide care for those currently under court ordered confinement.

    PDF

  • EMPLOY Collaborative

    A group of over 30 organizations seeking to improve reconnection to education and workforce pathways for Opportunity Youth

    Website

  • Equity Index

    Seeks to provide transparency and accountability to help inform decision-making about education in New Orleans

    Website

  • Greater New Orleans Foundation

    To provide matching funds for the Second Chance Fund, which provides support to nonprofits working to reduce barriers to employment for formerly incarcerated persons

    Website

  • Greater New Orleans Funders Network

    A coalition of local, regional and national grantmakers committed to equity and economic opportunity in the Greater New Orleans region

    Website

  • Greater New Orleans Funders Network

    To support the work of the Criminal Justice Action Table in developing co-funding/aligned funding opportunities

    Website

  • Justice Reinvestment Factsheet

    To develop a factsheet to educate the general public about the status of Justice Reinvestment (JRI) as the 2017 legislative reforms take effect

    PDF

  • Louisiana Public Health Institute

    To support the behavioral health and social services sectors via a fellowship to support the development of financially sustainable Behavioral Health service providers

    PDF

  • New Orleans Children and Youth Planning Board

    To learn more about the community by taking stock of what already exists on the youth services/programs landscape in Orleans Parish, while ensuring youth have a strong role in identifying the resources available to them. This is a CYPB pre-planning strategy
    *Cross-Zone of Education and Public Safety

    Website

  • New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation

    Orleans Parish Information Sharing & Integrated Systems Initiative (OPISIS)
    $150,000

    Website

  • New Orleans Police and Justice Foundation

    To support public accountability and reform efforts by conducting one survey on community attitutdes regarding the New Orleans Police Department

    Website

  • Opportunity Youth Funding Map

    A BCM-funded report that explores the public funding and policy opportunities for Opportunity Youth in New Orleans

    PDF

  • Safety and Justice Challenge Community Advisory Group

    To hold city, parish, and state officials accountable for the commitments they have made to the Safety and Justice Challenge in order to reduce the jail population

    Website

  • Social Solutions Global

    To support Efforts to Outcomes (ETO), a software platform used by members of the Opportunity Youth Data Sharing Collaborative (OYDSC) for EMPLOY to improve case management, service delivery, and outcomes for Opportunity Youth

    Website

  • United Way of Southeast Louisiana

    To strengthen shared learning, best practices, and case collaboration among reentry providers and stakeholders in Orleans, Jefferson, and St. Tammany Parishes via the support of the Louisiana Prison Reentry Initiative (LaPri)

    Website

  • Trafigura Work and Learn Center

    Provides employment opportunities for Opportunity Youth in New Orleans

    Website

  • Vera Institute of Justice

    To support efforts to systematically collect and analyze jail inmate population data to inform the work of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council as it moves toward setting jail utilization policy for Orleans Parish.

    Website

  • Voice of the Ex-Offender

    To support community oversight over the proposed jail expansion

    Website

Strategic Grants and investments go to support projects and organizations related to BCM strategic priorities. Current areas of investment include: Health Service Delivery Integration, Improving the Quality of Programs and Criminal Justice System Alignment. Major investments over the past five years are outlined in the color bar above.

BCM recently produced a report on Medicaid Enrollment Programs in Jails. Please click here to read the report.

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