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FY 2023 Grants

$200,000  |  Breaking Ground

Brenda Rosen

Pilot Cluster Care Program in a Transitional Housing Setting

This grant will be used to add additional supports to Safe Haven transitional housing that will better serve older adults and those who have challenges with Activities of Daily Living and Instrumental of Activities of Daily Living.


$194,000  |  The Bridge

Rebecca Heller, LCSW

Critical Care Services - Helping Organize My Environment (HOME)

The HOME initiative will assist older adults to remain safely in their homes by treating an important source of disability and housing instability- Hoarding Disorder.


$95,000  |  Center to Advance Palliative Care

Brynn Bowman, MPA

The Tipping Point Challenge for New York City

This project will engage New York City organizations and clinicians in gaining new knowledge and skills in the care of older adults with serious illness.

$190,000  |  Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC)

Wayne Ho

Older Adult Health and Wellness Resource Link @ Norfolk Street

This project will bridge programming, resources, and residents of two affordable older adult housing buildings to CPC’s new headquarters and programs serving older adults in Chinatown and the Lower East Side.

$150,000  |  Citymeals-on-Wheels

Beth Shapiro

Citymeals’ Social Enterprise Non-Perishable Meal Pilot Program

This grant will be used to create a new, sustainable funding model while improving access to ready-to-eat, non-perishable food for older adults in urgent, short-term need of food.


$138,000  |  Cornell University - Weill Medical College

Harini Sarva, MD

Supportive Care Multidisciplinary Clinic for Patients with Complex Neurodegenerative Diseases

This program will incorporate a supportive care model for the care of older patients with memory and movement disorders in order to better support patients in advanced stages of neurodegenerative diseases.

$150,000  |  Greenwich House

Darren Bloch

Wraparound Workforce Services and Employer Engagement Development for Economically Disadvantaged Older Adults

This program will provide wraparound employment supports to older adults that address barriers to their entry into and in the workforce and ensures that participants will have meaningful opportunities to become or remain employed.




$250,000  |  Healthcare Educational & Research Fund, Inc. (HERF/HANYS)

Marie B. Grause, RN, JD

Age-Friendly Health Systems in New York: Years Four and Five

This grant will fund the third phase of the Age Friendly Health Systems New York State collaboration.




$150,000  |  Heights and Hills

Carrie Bloss

Enhanced Outreach to Caregivers

This grant will fund a social worker to focus on outreach work in the neighborhoods currently underserved by the Caregiver Program.




$149,000  |  Lifeline Center for Child Development

Tanya Simon, LCSW

Supporting Grandparent Headed Families

This grant will support targeted support and resources to grandparent headed households raising children with emotional disturbance diagnoses who are enrolled in care at Lifeline.




$105,000  |  MJHS Institute for Innovation in Palliative Care

Myra Glajchen, DSW, MSW

Targeted Promotion of the Educating Social Workers in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (ESPEC) Program

The goal of the proposed project is to improve the palliative care competencies of front-line healthcare social workers.

$184,000  |  Morris Heights Health Center

Mari Millet

Age Well

This grant will support a program to increase Bronx-based older adults’ access to high quality care by expanding direct services and increasing connections to care and social services.


$170,000  |  NADAP

John A. Darin

Care Coordination for Older Adults in NYCHA Gowanus Brooklyn

This initiative will increase access to care coordinators who, through care management, health literacy education, and practical supports will help those living in public housing improve connection to healthcare services and management of chronic conditions.

$150,000  |  New York-Presbyterian Hospital

Dinaz Irani, MD

Care Management for Geriatric Outpatient Palliative Care Patients

This project will enhance the care of patients and families facing advanced illness and/or at the end-of-life.

$200,000  |  New York University Langone Medical Center

Eileen Harrigan, MD

Bridging the Gap: Advanced Care for Patients with Neurological Disease

This grant will be used to create and implement a new program providing patient-centered, specialized neuropalliative care for people living with neurological diseases.




$200,000  |  Northwell Health Foundation

Quinteros Flores, MD, Director of GAP

Geriatric Oncology Program

The proposed pilot will increase capacity to meet the increasing demand for geriatric assessments that provide detailed evaluation of medical, psychosocial, and functional conditions in older patients with cancer.




$200,000  |  NYP Queens

Cynthia Pan, MD

Improving Palliative Care Through Earlier Goals of Care Conversations and Hospice Referrals

This project will improve patient experience and clinical outcomes by investing in earlier interventions for patients in need of palliative care.




$150,000  |  Presbyterian Senior Services (PSS)

Rimas Jasin

PSS Life University

This grant will support the growth of Life University and its goal to help people successfully manage transitions such as retirement, caregiving, and maintaining independence.




$114,000  |  Project Guardianship

Kimberly George

Guardianship Prevention and Support Helpline

This grant will support a pilot and work to secure permanent government funding for a Guardianship Prevention and Support Helpline.




$130,000  |  Project Renewal, Inc.

Robin Berman, EdM, OTR/L

St. Nicholas House HOPE Program Expansion

This grant will replicate the successful HOPE occupational therapy program in supportive housing.

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