Grantees Use Data
to Promote Children's Health

In 2011, the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health awarded small grants to 14 California organizations to promote the use of data to foster improvements in children's health. The grants, all of which were for approximately $10,000, were intended to encourage creative strategies for using data to raise awareness about child health issues and promote positive change. Much of the data for these projects came from

The results to date have been highly successful. Thirteen grants have been completed, resulting in a range of accomplishments on behalf of children’s health, from the creation of issue briefs and community action plans to public education efforts and targeted trainings.

Highlights of the grant results to date include: