- 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.
Promote access to care for underserved and/or uninsured populations.
Children's Defense Fund - New York
To help launch a feasibility study of coordinating New York's public health insurance with diverse social welfare programs including the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), child care, school meals, and Women Infants and Children (WIC) programs
Community Health Care Association of New York State
To help maintain and expand technical assistance and support to health centers across New York City
To help support the Lienhard School of Nursing's Cultural Competence, Nursing, and Interdisciplinary Team Care program
Increase the capacity of New Yorkers to be active and educated health care consumers who are able to make informed choices about their own health and effective use of the health care system.
Within this focus area, priority is given to primary, preventive and other non-disease-specific services.
The Children's Health Fund
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support Phase II of the Healthy Connections program, a coordinated system of outreach, linkages, and referrals that meet the health needs of children in Harlem
Literacy Assistance Center, Inc.
To help support the Health Literacy Resource Center
Little Sisters of the Assumption Family Health Service, Inc.
$100,000 (over two years)
To help support capacity building efforts
Promote the development and delivery of quality and responsive care for the most vulnerable populations.
Within this focus area, priority is given to the creation and demonstration of promising models and the training of practitioners.
Calvary Hospital, Inc.
To help support the Calvary @ Home Nursing Home Hospice Program and a new program that provides an alternate level of care for those at the very end of life
CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (formerly Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter)
To help support and expand the Dementia Home Care Workers Training Program
The Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc.
$215,000 (over three years)
To help establish a geriatric mental health training and assistance center (without walls)
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc.
To help support the second year of the Comprehensive Evaluation Program
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$250,000 (over two years)
To help build policy staff capacity in support of a comprehensive effort to achieve quality care through quality jobs
Safe Horizon, Inc.
To help support replication of the Counseling Center model and the introduction of a Counseling Center Residency Program
St. Vincent's Hospital Manhattan
To help support the Hospital's Palliative Care Center for Service, Education, and Research