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

2011 Grants

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

Community Service Society of New York
To provide matching funds for Health Care For All New York's advocacy and public education activities under its Affordable Care Act Implementation Fund grant

Literacy Assistance Center, Inc.
To help support the Healthy Family initiative

Literacy Assistance Center, Inc.
$137,500 (over six months)
To provide a final grant in support of the Healthy Family initiative