Category: News

Announcing two new caregiving funding opportunities!

The Health Foundation has partnered with the Brookdale Foundation Group to launch two new caregiver funding opportunities across Western and Central New York! Agencies that provide caregiving support for people…

Our View: Bringing affordable health care to every New Yorker

By Nora OBrien-Suric, Ph.D. President  Health care is a human right.  Governor Cuomo reasserted this during his re-election campaign in 2018, stating that health care should never be a luxury…

Tapping into the Power of Storytelling in Western New York

  By Meredith Carswell-Sheline Communications and Public Relations Officer The Learning Disability Association of Western New York (LDA of WNY) shares something in common with Wonder Woman, Batman and Black…

Our View: Building A New Conversation About Caregiving

In October 2018, the Health Foundation held an event—“Connecting to Caregivers”—to introduce our exciting new respite care initiatives. We all know that the demand for family caregivers is increasing. With…

CNY registration for Co-Creating Well-Being training opportunities now live!

Community agencies and service providers serving young children five and under and their families in Central New York are invited to participate in TWO FREE training opportunities. Human-Centered Design Wednesday,…

Applications now being accepted for StoryGrowing WNY!

Applications are now being accepted for the second cohort of StoryGrowing WNY! StoryGrowing WNY is a free, six-month training program designed to enhance and expand the ability of nonprofits to…

HFWCNY Funds 17 Programs to Support the Health and Wellbeing of Children

The Health Foundation recently awarded grants of up to $25,000 to 17 leading nonprofit organizations in the region through its “Innovations in Children’s Health and Wellbeing in Western and Central…

Program investments and grant awards totaling over $2.2 million announced

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has made program investments and grant awards totaling more than $2.2 million for the last half of 2018. The Foundation’s grant…

StoryGrowing WNY is Returning!

The second annual StoryGrowing WNY, Change the Story, Change the World, will kick off on Tuesday, January 15th and all local nonprofit organizations are invited to join us for the…

Our View “Co-Creating New Approaches to Trauma-Informed Care”

By Monica Brown Program Officer Research shows that nearly half of the population in the United States will experience a traumatic event such as: the loss of a loved one,…