Recent Grants Awarded

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$95,000  |  92nd Street Y

Julia Zeuner

92Y Himan Brown Senior Program Health Promotion and Wellness

This grant will help to support enhancements to the newly formed Health Promotion and Wellness Program that will include a nurse, a nutritionist and education components.

 

 

$168,000  |  Bowery Residents Committee (BRC)

Muzzy Rosenblatt

Geriatric Outreach Team

This grant will allow BRC to expand their Homeless Outreach Program to include a specialized geriatric outreach team.

 

 

$86,000  |  Jewish Community Center of Staten Island (JCCSI)

Neshama Marcus

Alzheimer's and Dementia Services

This grant will allow the JCCSI to increase their capacity to provide critical support for those diagnosed with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia related illnesses.

 

 

$80,000  |  New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)

Lindsay Goldman

Census 2020 Toolkit

NYAM will develop a multimedia toolkit with digital and print components that will outline the importance of the 2020 Census, the categories of hard-to-count older adults, and best practices to increase older adult participation in the census.

 

 

$170,000  |  New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)

Randye Retkin

Guardianship and Guardianship Preventive Legal Services Program

The goal of the program is to provide enhanced legal services to low-income older adults whose diminished capacity is negatively impacting their health and their ability to access needed benefits.

 

 

$85,000  |  Search and Care

Brian Kravitz

Group Programming to Foster Client Receptivity and Acceptance of  Comprehensive Care Management

This grant will allow Search and Care to expand their groups programming to address social isolation, which may affect an older person’s ability to live independently.