Community Asthma Prevention Program (CAPP)

CAPP Grants, Awards and Support

Currently Funded Grants

Merck Company Foundation's — Merck Childhood Asthma Initiative - Phase 2

We are currently running an Asthma Navigator Project whose purpose is to bridge the gap between the medical setting and different agencies within the West Philadelphia and South Philadelphia community. We hope to address the psychosocial barriers for patients and their families.

Awards

Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2006)

The Office of Children's Health Protection at the United States Environmental Protection Agency bestowed this award to CAPP In 2006. CAPP was one of only 14 individuals and organizations across the country to receive the 2006 Children's Environmental Health Excellence Award.

University of Michigan Asthma Health Outcomes Project — Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (2006)

The University of Michigan's Asthma Health Outcomes Project, sponsored by the Environmental Protection Agency, selected CAPP as one of six final award winners from 400 national applicants. Selected one of the top Model Asthma Programs in the country, CAPP staff members attended the EPA's Communities in Action for Asthma-Friendly Environments- National Forum in Washington, D.C. in May, 2006.

Support

CAPP classes and home visits are currently supported by grants from the Merck Company Foundation.

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