Category: News


WNY COVID-19 Community Response Fund Announces Grants Totaling $4.5 Million to 74 Nonprofit Organizations

Buffalo, N.Y. – The Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund coordinated by the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo, Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, The John R….

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Health Foundation Partners on Central New York COVID-19 Response Fund

While we are all dealing with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, some of our neighbors face disproportionate challenges due to unexpected time off from work, unplanned child or health…

COVID-19 Information from the Health Foundation

New information is developing rapidly each day as our community responds to COVID-19. Below you will find links to all of the information the Health Foundation has provided on our…


Advocacy Update: Legislation to Support Nonprofits in Difficult Times

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President The world is facing a number of unprecedented challenges in response to the spread of the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19. Many nonprofit and community-based…

Grantee Reports

A Message to Our Grantees

To our grantees: We recognize the extraordinary circumstances you have faced in recent weeks, and want to thank you for your tireless work on behalf of the people you serve….


WNY Philanthropic Community Announces Fund to Support Immediate Needs In Response to COVID-19

Buffalo, N.Y. – Nearly twenty local philanthropic organizations have come together to announce the Western New York COVID-19 Community Response Fund in partnership with the United Way of Buffalo and…

Updates to Health Foundation Events and Programs In Response to COVID-19

As local nonprofit and community-based organizations respond to the COVID-19 crisis, the Health Foundation is working to make adjustments to our events and programs that recognize those evolving needs and…

Our COVID-19 Response

To Our Valued Grantees and Partners: Like all of you, our team at the Health Foundation has been closely monitoring the developing situation regarding the novel coronavirus known as COVID-19….

Now Hiring: Program Officer

Are you passionate about providing well-researched, meaningful and impactful community programming to enhance lives? As Program Officer of Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, you will develop and…

Health Foundation Selects Population Health Collaborative to Provide Network Support to Fellows Action Network

BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NY — The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York today announced that Population Health Collaborative has been awarded a grant of $240,000 over two years…