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.

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

2010 Grants

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