Category: Press Release

‘Pathways to School Readiness’ event to focus on barriers, opportunities facing young girls in WNY

Together with the WNY Women’s Foundation, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York will host “Pathways to School Readiness” from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Friday, March 23, 2018…

‘Health System of the Future’ presentation, panel discussion April 11

Former hospital CEO and health care “futurist” Josh Luke, Ph.D. will be the keynote speaker at the presentation and panel discussion “The Health System of the Future” from 5 to…

Health Foundation partners with state to spread Aging Mastery Program across WNY

The Health Foundation for Western and Central New York has partnered with the New York State Office for the Aging on a 30-month initiative to embed the National Council on…

Health Foundation announces two new team members join Syracuse office

Two new staff members have joined the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York team in its Syracuse office, Foundation President Nora OBrien-Suric announced Tuesday, February 6, 2018. Marnie…

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…

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 selects 10 organizations for next phase of Aging by Design initiative

Ten organizations have each received $25,000 grants to learn how to apply design thinking to re-imagine how they might address the needs of older adults and caregivers in western and…

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…