In order to advance our mission of improving the health of older adults, Hartford Foundation staff and grantees use the power of convenings, educational programs and publications to develop and disseminate new ideas, opportunities and best practices. We encourage you to explore the News and Events section for the latest breaking information and innovations related to the care of older adults.
The John A. Hartford Foundation was recently featured in a piece by The Chronicle of Philanthropy on its participation in the Social Impact Exchange (SIE), a membership organization that includes many foundations interested in expanding proven programs. The Foundation has been a member of SIE’s health group and has nominated two of its successful grantees’ programs that are ready to expand: the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the IMPACT model for depression care.
Cambia Health Foundation is proud to announce the launch of the Sojourns Scholar Leadership Program, a new initiative designed to identify, cultivate and advance the next generation of palliative care leaders. The program seeks to support outstanding emerging faculty and clinicians by investing in their professional development. Sojourns Scholars receive $180,000 in funding to conduct an innovative impactful clinical, research, education or policy project in the field of palliative care. Applications due March 10. Visit here for more information.
The National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence program is providing special funding to support a Health and Aging Policy Fellow Award for an RN interested in embarking on a non-residential Health and Aging Policy Fellowship track. Applications are due by April 15, 2014.
The Schwartz Center for Compassionate Healthcare and the Arnold P. Gold Foundation have announced a Request for Abstracts (RFA) in association with the “Advancing Compassionate Care” conference. A select group of applicants will be invited to attend the conference and to present posters on exemplary initiatives that foster and provide compassionate care in clinical settings through interprofessional education and collaborative practice. The deadline for submission of a 300-word application is May 30, 2014. Funding for travel and overnight stay will be provided to those selected to present posters and attend the conference.
Hartford Grantee, Community Catalyst, has been selected to receive the 2014 Community Icon Award from MassEquality at a ceremony to be held in Boston on February 27, 2014. The Icon Awards celebrate the exceptional leadership of individuals and organizations who have demonstrated an extraordinary commitment to bettering the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and allies in the Commonwealth through elected office, legislative advocacy, and public education and engagement.