FY 2018 Grants
$192,000 | ArchCare Senior Life
PACE Expansion: Incorporating Community Based Physicians into the PACE team
This grant will fund a Nurse Practitioner to establish partnerships with community based primary care providers at existing PACE sites.
$50,000 | Center for an Urban Future
Rethinking New York City's Senior Services: A Blueprint for Improving Services for New York's Fast-Growing and Increasingly Diverse Senior Population
This grant will co-fund the first comprehensive analysis of how senior services in NYC can be improved.
$161,000 | Community Healthcare Network
Continuous Geriatric Care Model
Community Health Network (CHN) proposes to implement a three-pronged program to improve geriatric care, create meaningful community partnerships, and solve long-standing questions related to elderly patients and Federally Qualified Health Centers.
$100,000 | Corporation for Supportive Housing
Serving a More Complex & Vulnerable Senior Population in Supportive Housing
This grant will increase/enhance the capacity of supportive housing (SH) providers and developers to better meet the needs of vulnerable older New Yorkers.
$150,000 | LiveOn NY
Affordable Senior Housing Initiative
This grant will fund the next phase of the very successful Housing Initiative.
$188,000 | MJHS Hospice and Palliative Care
Russell Portenoy, MD
Telehealth in Community Based Palliative Care and Hospice
This grant will fund the implementation of an innovative tele health program.
$172,000 | Montefiore Medical Center
Alessandra Scalmati, MD, PhD
Mental Health Care for Holocaust Survivors
This grant will fund the training of physicians and social workers to provide trauma informed care to older adults who have been the victims of traumatic events which will lead to improved care for a particularly vulnerable population.
$148,000 | Montefiore Medical Center
Carolyn Genereux, LCSW
Palliative Care Social Work Fellowship
This grant will fund the creation of a Post-Masters in Social Work Fellowship.
$74,000 | National Council of Jewish Women New York
Andrea Salwen Kopel
Council Lifetime Learning (CLL) Volunteer Coordination Initiative
The Volunteer Coordinator Initiative will increase enrollment and involvement in programing through effective marketing and proactive engagement of participants as potential volunteers.
$60,000 | New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care
ZenCare-Isabella Program: ZenCare Resilience Training
This grant will allow NYZCCC to refine, expand, brand, and market ZenCare Resilience training, to organizations serving the city’s most vulnerable populations.
$178,000 | New York-Presbyterian Hospital
Parag Goyal, MD, MSc
HFpEF Clinic for the Aging
This grant will support the creation of a novel clinic for older adults, with an emphasis on integrating the management of heart failure, multiple chronic medical conditions, and geriatric syndromes in a single clinic.
$150,000 | Northwell Health Foundation
Anita B. Szerszen, DO, FACP
Integration of Tele-Consultation in a Home Visits Program
This grant will enhance Staten Island University Hospital's Home Visiting Program by adding telemedicine to provide homebound older adults with access to geriatric consultation and other essential subspecialty care that was previously beyond reach.
$84,000 | NYC Health + Hospitals/Coler
Building Palliative Care for People with Dementia at Coler
This grant will fund the replication of a comfort-focused care approach for people with advanced dementia, Comfort Matters.
$157,000 | Odyssey Foundation
Housing Services for Elderly New Yorkers in Recovery from Drugs and Alcohol Misuse
The grant will enable homeless clients enrolled in Odyssey House's residential substance use disorder (SUD) treatment program for older adults (ElderCare) to acquire, secure, and maintain permanent housing.
$75,000 | Public Health Solutions
Sandra Jean Louis
SNAPilicious – Improving Food Security among Low Income Older Adults in NYC
This project that will engage hard-to-reach older adults in SNAP enrollment, reduce stigma, increase participants’ familiarity and access to fresh produce, and facilitate community ownership of the project through a peer-to-peer model.