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.
The New York Academy of Medicine
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP) is a lifestyle intervention program that has been proven to help participants achieve sustained weight loss and reduce their risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by 50%.
Montefiore Medical Center
In New York State, an estimated 4.5 million people have prediabetes, a condition which heightens a person’s risk for developing diabetes and its complications. While curbing the diabetes epidemic is a daunting task, strong evidence has emerged in support of strategies to prevent diabetes.
Urban Health Plan, Inc.
The Bronx consistently has ranked as the unhealthiest county in all of New York State by the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation project. In the south and northeast Bronx specifically, there is a 13.9% prevalence of diabetes.
Fund for Public Health in New York, Inc.
In 2014, the City of New York reached an agreement with its municipal unions to generate health care savings of $3.4 billion over the 2015–2018 fiscal years. New York City provides health insurance to its current employees, retirees, and their dependents—an estimated 1.3 million people.
Healthcare Industry Grant Corporation
Although health care workers provide essential services for the health care system, a recent study found that hospital employees are more likely to require treatment for chronic diseases, such as diabetes, and less likely to receive preventive care than non-health care workers.
American Diabetes Association, Inc.
The National Diabetes Prevention Program (NDPP)— an evidence-based lifestyle change program for preventing diabetes— has demonstrated that the risk of developing diabetes can be reduced by more than half among participants who lose 5% to 7% of their body weight.
University at Albany Foundation/Center for Excellence in Aging & Community Wellness
Strong evidence has emerged in support of strategies to prevent diabetes.
American Diabetes Association
An estimated 4.5 million New Yorkers have prediabetes—a condition that puts them at high risk for developing diabetes and its complications.
Trustees of Columbia University, dba Columbia University
Diabetes management requires patient compliance and professional monitoring, which cannot always be performed solely by physicians and requires the integration of primary care in other health care settings—including dentists’ offices.