Category: News

Health Foundation awards more than $500,000 in grants in first half of 2017

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded new grants totaling $566,570 during the first half of 2017, Foundation President Nora OBrien-Suric announced July 25, 2017. The…

Cavity Free Kids hubs spread good oral health habits throughout the region

While some preschoolers formed lines and patiently waited a turn, others excitedly ran from one oral health activity to the next, each child eager to blurt out a tooth-healthy food…

Foundations launching StoryGrowing in western and central New York

Stories have the power to inform and inspire, excite and empower. But for most nonprofits, capturing the essence of the organization and its impact is easier said than done. That’s…

Central New York StoryGrowing Information Session July 19

  “This has really changed the way we talk about our organization and helped us show the value of the work we’re doing.” This is just one of the comments…

Health Foundation selects 34 for eighth cohort of Health Leadership Fellows

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has selected 34 skilled professionals from health-related and safety net organizations throughout western and central New York for its eighth cohort…

Sixth class of Health Leadership Fellows graduates at April 24 ceremony

Thirty-six leaders from health and human services organizations throughout western and central New York graduated from the Health Leadership Fellows program at a ceremony held at The Strong National Museum…

Request for Applications: Aging by Design

To find out what is possible when we create solutions with people, rather than for them, the Health Foundation launched Aging by Design, a multi-year program to improve the health…

Presentations from March 24 WNY DSRIP update meeting now available

If you weren’t able to attend the latest update from the two Western New York DSRIP Performing Provider Systems at “WNY Performing Provider Systems: Care for the Future” on March 24, 2017,…

A message from the president of the Health Foundation

Hello, I am thrilled to be greeting you as the new president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York. Since the Health Foundation began more than 13…

Foundation kicks off community conversation on caregiving at ‘Families Caring for an Aging America’ event

At least 17.7 million people in the United States are family caregivers of someone age 65 and older who needs help because of a physical, mental or cognitive impairment. Caregiving…