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Funding supports health-related programming at WBFO, WRVO

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded grant funding to WBFO-FM in Western New York and WRVO Public Media in central New York to support health-related…

Health Foundation awards $50,000 grant to establish healthy aging framework

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has awarded a $50,000 grant to the New York State Department of Health to establish a healthy aging framework within Governor…

A look back at 2017 with Health Foundation President Nora OBrien-Suric

With the holidays nearly here, I wanted to take a quick look back at what we have accomplished with our partners in 2017 and share with you a little bit about…

StoryGrowing Class of 2018 includes 15 non-profits from WNY, CNY

Eight non-profit organizations in western New York and seven in central New York have been selected for the StoryGrowing Class of 2018. Based on the teachings of Andy Goodman of…

Health Foundation accepting applications for ninth class of Health Leadership Fellows

We are now accepting applications for the ninth class of our Health Leadership Fellows program. Eligible applicants include professionals in decision-making positions of influence in health-related or safety-net organizations that serve…

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…

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…