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The Health Foundation Awards $674,950 in Grants in the Third Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include caregiver respite program expansion, early childhood needs assessments, and perinatal depression prevention. In the third quarter of 2021, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York…

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Congress Has the Chance to Change Lives with the Build Back Better Act

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President I was disheartened and dismayed to see that the actions of some lawmakers are jeopardizing a proposed bill that could dramatically improve the lives and…

A Closer Look At Our Strategic Plan: Children Have Access to High-Quality Social-Emotional Learning Support.

In October 2020, the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York announced a new vision statement and strategic plan that will guide the work of the Health Foundation through…

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Strengthening Medicare is More Important Than Ever

By Nora OBrien-Suric, PhD President July 30 marks the 56th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law the amendment that created Medicare, the federal health insurance program for…

Health Foundation Awards Nearly $1 Million in Grants in the Second Quarter of 2021

Funded projects include early childhood programs; expanded services for older adults living at home; and an innovative approach to highlighting caregiver issues Between March 10 and June 16, 2021, the…