As the only statewide health foundation in New York, we support a wide range of grantees across all regions of the State. Search below to learn more about our grantees.
In 2017, NYSHealth awarded the RAND Corporation a grant to conduct an objective, independent, and rigorous economic analysis of a single-payer system in New York State.
County of Rockland – Health Department
In 2017, NYSHealth awarded the Rockland County Health Department a grant to attend the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting and Expo, “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health” as part of its efforts to support healthy communities.
Fund for the City of New York, Inc.
Under this grant, NYSHealth will continue to support the C2C initiative, which pairs mental health providers with community-based organizations to administer mental health screenings to individuals from low-income communities.
Clean and Healthy New York, Inc.
Clean and Healthy New York (CHNY) will conduct a public education campaign about the importance of expanding toxic chemical disclosure requirements and create a plan with options for more comprehensive actions to protect New Yorkers from the harmful chemicals in consumer goods.
MergerWatch (fiscal sponsor: Community Catalyst, Inc.)
Too often the health care system puts patients last, when they should come first. Consumers and patients are frequently marginalized, rather than placed at the center of the health care system and treated as its most important customers.
SUNY New Paltz Foundation, Inc.
College campuses nationwide are experiencing an increase in student veterans, military service members, and dependent enrollment as a result of the high number of troops returning from deployment and enhanced G.I. Bill educational benefits. However, adjusting to academic structures and schedules; balancing family, work, and school; and managing medical conditions can make the transition to life as a college student especially challenging for individuals with military experience.
Clinton County Health Department
Clinton County is one of the most rural areas in the State, and its low-density living patterns pose a major challenge to designing and implementing health interventions. In 2017, NYSHealth awarded CCHD a grant for its Be the One! initiative, which aims to educate residents on local opportunities for health while increasing their self-efficacy.
Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism
As the nation’s media outlets face shrinking budgets and shoestring staffing, resources for journalists’ continuing education and professional development are limited. The Center for Excellence in Health Care Journalism, the supporting nonprofit organization for the Association of Health Care Journalists (AHCJ), aims to fill that knowledge gap.