- Grant Seekers
Recognizing the critical importance of health and mental health care to individuals, families, and communities, the Foundation invests in programs or projects that achieve results aligned with the objectives outlined below. Please note that the "Results Sought" reflect the specific outcomes of highest interest to us at this time.
Expand access to health care for underserved, uninsured, or vulnerable populations or communities.
(Priority will be given to projects aimed at systems-change or that are systemic or community-wide in scale or approach.)
City University of New York/Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy Foundation
$125,000 (over eighteen months)
To support targeted outreach promoting COVID-19 vaccine confidence in communities where vaccination rates remain low
Community Health Care Association of New York State
$180,000 (over eighteen months)
To support efforts to enhance COVID-19 vaccine confidence, acceptance, and access in low-income communities hard hit by the pandemic
Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.
$200,000 (over eighteen months)
To help support the work of community-based organizations to increase vaccine confidence and access in low-income communities hard hit by COVID-19
Medicare Rights Center, Inc.
$75,000 (over sixteen months)
To support beneficiary-centered counseling, training/education, and advocacy related to Medicaid and Medicare coverage for New Yorkers who are dually eligible
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest, Inc.
$75,000 (over eighteen months)
To document and use immigrant health status and deficits in the healthcare provided by detention facilities to advance health justice for immigrants
The Public Good Projects, Inc.
$100,000 (over eighteen months)
To help rebut COVID-19 misinformation and reduce vaccine hesitancy in NYC, working with community organizations and "influencers"
Expand and strengthen quality out-of-hospital health care for the most underserved and vulnerable populations.
(Priority will be given to programs capable of being sustained with earned or public sector revenue, producing outcomes of long-term value in a short time, and/or of reducing cost to the system while maintaining or improving quality of care to the individual.)
Breaking Ground Housing Development Fund Corporation (FKA Common Ground Community H.D.F.C., Inc.)
To build the data capacity needed for the planned Queens Healthcare Pilot
Community Health Project, Inc. dba Callen-Lorde Community Health Center
To explore service delivery opportunities that have potential to enhance organizational sustainability and clinical care during and following the pandemic
New York Legal Assistance Group, Inc.
To enhance legal services for patients served by NYC Health+Hospitals facilities, and support a pilot project expanding services to patients served by One Brooklyn Health System
Service Program for Older People, Inc.
To help build the field of telehealth, specifically remote behavioral healthcare for older adults
Supportive Housing Network of New York, Inc.
To support advocacy, technical assistance, and public education on behalf of the non-profit supportive housing sector
Urban Pathways, Inc.
To provide health education and connection to community-based health care to clients in supportive housing who live with serious mental and chronic illnesses
Promote development and expansion of the workforce needed to support delivery of primary, community-based, and at-home health care and care management for the most vulnerable populations.
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$100,000 (over eighteen months)
To support policy and practice initiatives in response to COVID-19 that benefit direct care workers and their clients in New York
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
$75,000 (over ten months)
To support the identification of best practices and development of policy recommendations to enhance the health, safety, and experience of direct care workers and their clients during communicable disease crises