Category: Press Release

Program investments totaling $3.1 million announced

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has made program investments and grants totaling nearly 3.1 million in 2019. These grant making activities reflect the Foundation’s commitment to…

HFWCNY funds multiple health-related projects for older adults and children

In the first half of 2019, the Health Foundation awarded more than $244,000 to seven local organizations, addressing issues from elder mistreatment to food insecurity to children’s education and health….

Thirty Health Leadership Fellows Graduate in April 29 Ceremony

Thirty 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 Memorial Art Gallery…

“Numbers and Stories” Inform Profile of Health Coverage in Western & Central NY; Many Uninsured in 16 Counties Likely Eligible for Help

New report finds improved outreach, better messaging, and deeper subsidies would help boost coverage, residents say  BUFFALO, NY and NEW YORK, NY—April 23, 2019—While New York’s overall uninsured rate is…

Local Non-Profits Selected for StoryGrowing Western New York

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York and The John R. Oishei Foundation sponsored program aims to bolster storytelling skills in community organizations Nine local nonprofit organizations have…

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…

Health Foundation announces 2018 class of Health Leadership Fellows

Thirty-one western and central New York skilled professionals from health-related and safety-net organizations have been awarded Health Leadership Fellowships. Now in its ninth cohort, the goal of the Health Leadership…