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 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.

Results Sought:

  1. Increase in number of health care support workers with improved skills, enhanced job quality, and expanded pathways to advancement in the transforming health service sector
  2. Increase in number of workers newly trained for and successfully placed in entry-level and/or paraprofessional positions related to care coordination, care management, and community outreach

2014 Grants

Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc.
$200,000 (over two years)
To help ensure that changes to New York State's long-term care delivery system have a measurable, positive impact on home care workers and consumers

Sunnyside Community Services, Inc.
$65,000
To help support the Spanish-language Home Health Aide Training Program