We here at Brave Beginnings are very excited to announce this year’s Grant Recipients! Our mission is to fund hospitals across the United States in need of new neonatal equipment, and to help improve the overall care preemies receive in hospitals’ neonatal intensive care units. To date, Brave Beginnings has provided over $3.9 million to 78 medical facilities. Here is a list of the grantees for 2016:

Altru Hospital
Grand Forks, ND
Arrowhead Regional Medical Center
Colton, CA
Aultman Hospital
Canton, OH
Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas
Beaumont, TX
CHI Health Good Samaritan
Kearney, NE
Children’s Hospital at Saint Peter’s University Hospital
New Brunswick, NJ
Children’s National Health System
Washington, DC
DCH Regional Medical Center
Tuscaloosa, AL
Dignity Health – St. Rose Dominican Hospital
Henderson, NV
Eastern Maine Medical Center
Bangor, ME
Floyd Medical Center
Rome, GA
Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA
Hardin Memorial Health
Elizabethtown, KY
Huntsville Hospital
Huntsville, AL
Lafayette General Medical Center
Lafayette, LA
Little Company of Mary Hospital
Evergreen Park, IL
Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center
Winston-Salem, NC
Peace Health Sacred Heart Medical Center
Springfield, OR
Piedmont Fayette Hospital
Fayetteville, GA
Providence Holy Cross Medical Center
Mission Hills, CA
Rapid City Regional Hospital
Rapid City, SD
Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN
Rochester General Hospital
Rochester, NY
Sanford Bismark
Bismark, ND
St. Elizabeth Hospital
Appleton, WI
Truman Medical Center
Kansas City, MO
University of Iowa –Statewide Perinatal Care Program
Des Moines, IA
University of Maryland Medical Center
Baltimore, MD
West Penn Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA

Through our grant program, we were able to provide these hospitals’ neonatal units with crucial, cutting-edge, life-saving technology, such as Giraffe Omnibeds, ventilators, resuscitators, incubators, vein viewers, monitors for cardiorespiratory activity, and much more. To learn about some of the most popular and in-demand pieces of technology found in NICUs, head to our blogpost here. Congratulations to the 2016 recipients, and we look forward to adding more facilities in the future!