FY 2023 Grants
$200,000 | Breaking Ground
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
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
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)
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
$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.
$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)
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
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.
St. Nicholas House HOPE Program Expansion
This grant will replicate the successful HOPE occupational therapy program in supportive housing.