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

2015 Grants

CaringKind, The Heart of Alzheimer's Caregiving (formerly Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter)
To help support the Dementia Care Training Program for Professional Caregivers ($100,000), and a one-year capacity building grant ($50,000)

ReServe Elder Service, Inc.
To help expand ReServe's Health Impact program and expand the number of ReServists

Sunnyside Community Services, Inc.
To help support expansion of the Spanish-language Home Health Aide Training Program, along with efforts to assess implications for client satisfaction, job success, clinical outcomes, and continuity of care