Grants Awarded 2011

The Summit Endowment provides grants to non-profit organizations in the area for collaborative, outcome-focused projects that address health issues affecting residents in Summit Health's service areas.  Listed below are the 2011 grant recipients:

  • Boys & Girls Club of Chambersburg & Shippensburg Zumba fitness classes.
  • Chambersburg Council for the Arts Art classes for seniors.
  • Children’s Aid Society (Frances Leiter Center) Summer therapeutic services for Head Start children and their families.
  • Franklin County 4-H Therapeutic Riding Program A sensory trail to provide experiences that offers riders opportunities to see, hear, smell, touch and talk about items they encounter. 
  • Healthy Communities Partnership Expansion of a school-based mentoring program to include drug and alcohol prevention.
  • House of Grace Expand a physical fitness program to engage the majority of the women who attend the House of Grace.
  • Interfaith Housing Alliance Wellness program for seniors to aid with prevention of diabetes and other chronic diseases.
  • Keystone Health Autism fair to educate families of young children with autism.
  • Maternal Child Health Dept. of Chambersburg Hospital Brochures to educate Hispanic community members about effective prenatal care.
  • Penn State Cooperative Extension “Dining with Diabetes” program to educate community members with Type 2 diabetes.
  • Penn State Mont Alto One grant for software upgrade for equipment in simulation lab used for Nursing education and one grant for two faculty members for RN degree program.
  • UCP of South Central PA Kindergarten readiness program that combines typically developing children and children with developmental delays.
  • Waynesboro Area Human Services Council Program to help low-income diabetics purchase prescriptions and supplies to manage their diabetes.


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