’16-’17 RPM Grant Recipients

The Robbie Page Memorial Fund is one way Tri Sigma chapters impact local children’s hospitals or health centers through Sigma Serves Children. Every year the Foundation awards local grants to programs nominated by alumnae and collegiate chapters. Grants range from $100 to $2,500. To nominate an organization, a chapter must work closely with the agency to develop their grant application and submit no later than April 30 of each year. The 2017-2018 grant application process is now closed. We will announce the newest grant recipients the fall of 2017.RPMGrant3Million_Graphic_Web_2016

2016-2017 RPM Grant Recipients


Akron Children’s Hospital – Akron, OH

Funding for Autism Spectrum disorder therapeutic tools

Nominated by Alpha Beta – Kent State University


Children’s Hospital at University Health – Shreveport, LA

Funding for therapeutic play supplies and developmentally appropriate toys and games

Nominated by Alpha Zeta – Northwestern State University


Children’s Hospital of Colorado – Briargate, CO

Funding for Distraction Graphics

Nominated by Colorado Springs Alumnae Chapter


Children’s Hospital of Colorado –  Highlands Ranch, CO

Funding for Vecta Distraction Station

Nominated by Eta Pi – Metro State University


Ochsner Hospital for Children – New Orleans, LA

Funding for outdoor therapeutic play furnishings

Nominated by New Orleans Alumnae Chapter


Drexel University Center for Children & Youth with Special Health and Care Needs – Philadelphia, PA

Funding for interactive tools for sensory dysregulation and cognitive impairment patients

Nominated by Philadelphia Alumnae Chapter


Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh – Pittsburgh, PA

Funding for non-pharmacological pain management for burn patients; crib soothers for neonatal abstinence syndrome infants; adaptive recreational equipment for pediatric spinal cord injury patients; comprehensive inpatient treatment tools for Prader-Willi syndrome patients

Nominated by Beta Theta – University of Pittsburgh


Herman and Walter Samuelson Children’s Hospital at Sinai – Baltimore, MD

Funding for distraction tools for autism-friendly, reduced pain Pediatric Emergency Department patients.

Nominated by Baltimore Area Alumnae Chapter


Winchester Medical Center – Winchester, VA

Funding for  infant soothers; air hockey table for ambulatory playroom patients

Nominated by Beta Delta – Shepherd University


Shriners Hospital for Children – Erie, PA

Funding for distraction tools for Outpatient Specialty Care Clinic Waiting Room

Nominated by Epsilon Delta – Gannon University


St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital – Tampa, FL

Funding for therapeutic garden tools and equipment

Nominated by Epsilon Tau – St. Leo University


Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital

Funding for distraction tools for special needs children

Nominated by Gamma Pi – Nicholls State University


Cleveland Clinic – Cleveland, OH

Funding for Medikin teaching doll and accessories for patient and family teaching sessions

Nominated by Theta Zeta – Case Western Reserve University


Levine Children’s Hospital – Charlotte, NC

Funding for play therapy and communication tools for patients in isolation

Nominated by Delta Pi – Winthrop University


Arnold Palmer Children’s Hospital – Orlando, FL

Funding for patient puppet for the orthopedics/neurology unit

Nominated by Central Florida Alumnae Chapter


INOVA Children’s Hospital – Fairfax, VA

Funding for Medikin teaching doll and accessories for patient/family teaching sessions; grief therapy tools

Nominated by Northern VA Alumnae Chapter