Category: Press Release

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…

New Multi-Year Program Aims to Provide Training for Agencies Supporting Children and Families Through Trauma

A new multi-year program, “Co-Creating Well-Being: Supporting Children and Families Through Trauma,” will come to the region, The Health Foundation for Western & Central New York announced today. The three-phase…

“Innovations in Children’s Health and Well-being in WNY & CNY” RFP

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York works toward the goal that all young children impacted by poverty are physically, socially and emotionally healthy as they enter kindergarten….

Health Foundation Promotes Diane Oyler to Vice President of Programs

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has named Diane Oyler as its next vice president of programs. In this position, she will provide leadership, management and oversight…

Grants Totaling Over $1.5 Million Approved by HFWCNY Board of Trustees at June 2018 Meeting

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York Board of Trustees has awarded new grants totaling more than $1.5 million in June 2018. The grant making activities reflect commitment…