School-Based Health

Grantmaking Roadmap
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The Foundation has focused its work to support school nurses on the following five strategies:

  • Supporting advocacy for regular re-evaluation of school health laws, mandates and policies
  • Building connections between school nurses and other stakeholders, and increasing awareness of the role of school nurses, and their challenges
  • Professional development specific to school nurses’ work
  • Investigating alternative staffing and funding models
  • Mitigating COVID impact

For its work to date, the Foundation was awarded the Friend of School Nursing award from the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses in 2021.

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