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Statement in Response to the Inflation Reduction Act

by Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD, President On behalf of the Health Foundation for Western & Central New York, I applaud the inclusion of several amendments in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA),…

Health Foundation Announces Micro-Grant Fund to Address Health Disparities in Rural Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 2, 2022  CONTACT: Kent Olden | Phone: 716-852-3030 ext. 109 | Email: kolden@hfwcny.org BUFFALO AND SYRACUSE, NEW YORK – In 2021, the Health Foundation for Western…

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Conversations on Rural Health Disparities – Micro-Grant Funding

View our July 18, 2022, webinar on rural health disparities in New York here.  Upstate New York is home to many beautiful and vibrant rural communities.  Many of the 16…

Health Foundation Awards Nearly $2 Million to Programs and Projects Across Western and Central New York in the Second Quarter of 2022

Funded projects include urgent community needs following May 14 shooting; doula coordination; and infant and child safety in the Southern Tier. In the second quarter of 2022, the Health Foundation…

Better Health Coverage, Better Outcomes: The Urgent Need to Make ACA Improvements Permanent

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President Across New York State and the country alike, recent efforts to close the health insurance coverage gap have been making coverage more affordable and accessible….