PHCS News

Princeton HealthCare System Foundation Awards Grants for Community Health Projects

Feb 18, 2008

The Princeton HealthCare System (PHCS) Foundation will hold its Sixth Annual Grant Award Reception on Wednesday, February 6, to announce $2.63 million in grants for innovative projects spearheaded by PHCS physicians and staff designed to strengthen the delivery of health care. The reception takes place from 5 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at University Medical Center at Princeton, ground floor conference rooms A and B.

The event is open to the public and media coverage is encouraged. Featured speaker for the evening is Betsy Ryan, the incoming president and CEO of the New Jersey Hospital Association.

Launched in 2002, the Foundation's Grants Program supports a series of projects that enhance public access to the health resources of PHCS. Since the program's inception, the Foundation has allocated a total of $12.68 million in support of a wide range of initiatives, services and capital expenditures throughout PHCS.

At the February 6 reception, the Foundation will highlight its latest awards - 12 grants for new, existing and expanded community health initiatives in areas including support for indigent patients, senior citizen education and outreach, and enhanced resources for emergency services and maternal-child health.