Promote access to care for underserved and/or uninsured populations.

Results Sought:

  1. Increase the number of New Yorkers with adequate and appropriate health insurance, with a particular focus on building enrollment in existing public and/or publicly subsidized insurance programs
  2. Significantly reduce language, cultural, physical, financial, and systemic barriers to care

Promote access to care for underserved and/or uninsured populations.

Results Sought:

  1. Increase the number of New Yorkers with adequate and appropriate health insurance, with a particular focus on building enrollment in existing public and/or publicly subsidized insurance programs
  2. Significantly reduce language, cultural, physical, financial, and systemic barriers to care
Grants 2010

Children's Defense Fund - New York
$50,000
To help CDF-NY provide technical assistance, education, and advocacy support to community-based organizations who work to connect consumers to health insurance coverage

Medicare Rights Center, Inc.
$180,000 (over twenty months)
To help support the Community Partners Program

Grants 2010

Calvary Hospital, Inc.
$125,000
To help support the new Palliative Home-Care Project

CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (formerly Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter)
$50,000
To help support the Professional Home Care Workers Dementia Training Program

The Children's Health Fund
$150,000 (over two years)
To help support the Developmental and Behavioral Health Program at the new Center for Child Health and Resiliency in the South Bronx

Community Health Care Association of New York State
$50,000
To help support CHCANYS's work with community health centers across New York City

New York Center for Child Development
$10,000
To support the editing, printing and dissemination of a white paper entitled, 'Promoting the Mental Health and Health Development of New York's Infants, Toddlers and Preschoolers: Advancing the Agenda, Sustaining the Gains: A Call to Action'

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$250,000 (over two years)
To help support policy work to strengthen New York State's essential direct-care workforce and improve care for elders and individuals living with disabilities statewide.

Partnership for Palliative Care
$25,000
To help support the Partnership's efforts to increase support for leading practitioners, researchers, and institutions in palliative care and educate the public, policymakers, and the medical community about the role of palliative care

Primary Care Development Corporation
$300,000 (over two years)
To help support the development and implementation of a Medical Home Learning Collaborative to help primary care providers achieve Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition and meaningful use of health information technology standards.

Weill Cornell Medical College of Cornell University
$450,000 (over three years)
To help advance the teaching and extend the practice of integrative palliative care at Weill-Cornell