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AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

May 2019

“We believe the role of philanthropy has the potential to be impactful beyond simply funding organizations. Through capacity building and collaborative efforts, funders can assist grant awardees in increasing program impact and sustainability—and when this happens, it’s their community members that benefit most. We look forward to discovering new ways to further this ripple effect.” – Rich Buckley, President, AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation

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April 2019
Horizon Foundation

The foundation's mission is to improve the health and wellness of people who live or work in Howard County, Maryland.

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March 2019
The New York Community Trust

The Trust has built a permanent endowment to support nonprofit organizations that make New York City and its suburbs a vital and secure place to live and work. It is one of the largest funders of nonprofits in the metropolitan New York area, with a roster of more than 20,000 grantees.

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January 2019
Healthy Communities Foundation

Our goal is to ensure that every resident in our service area has the resources and opportunities to live a full healthy and happy life, regardless of income, where they live or their racial and ethnic background

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November 2018
Blue Shield of California Foundation

“When the environment around us changes, we too must change. Building upon past grantmaking and learning, the Blue Shield of California Foundation is forging ahead with a fresh strategy and renewed determination to address what threatens the well-being of our most vulnerable communities and help prevent domestic violence and its impact on generations to come.”

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September 2018
Group Health Foundation

Group Health Foundation will shape and accelerate efforts to improve health equity and advance community aspirations for a vibrant, healthy future in Washington.

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July 2018
Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation

ILCHF’s mission is to cultivate, support, and promote initiatives that improve the health and wellness of children in Illinois as it works toward fulfillment of ILCHF’s vision that every child in Illinois grows up healthy.

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May 2018
William J. and Dorothy K. O’Neill Foundation

Historically, philanthropy at its best has been the engine of social change. At the George Family Foundation, we strive to be the “wind beneath the wings” of those who are boldly leading the organizations and programs that are making a difference by working for greater health and well-being for all people.

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April 2018
George Family Foundation

Historically, philanthropy at its best has been the engine of social change. At the George Family Foundation, we strive to be the “wind beneath the wings” of those who are boldly leading the organizations and programs that are making a difference by working for greater health and well-being for all people.

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March 2018
Vitamix Foundation

The Vitamix Foundation, with a broad geographic focus, seeks to impact health by increasing the consumption of plant-based whole foods.

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January 2018
Ford Foundation

During its early years, the foundation operated in Michigan under the leadership of Ford family members. The founding charter stated that resources should be used for “scientific, educational, and charitable purposes, all for the public welfare.”

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November 2017
Sisters of Charity Foundation of Cleveland

The foundation’s story begins in 1851, when the first Sisters of Charity of St. Augustine arrived in Cleveland, Ohio from France to serve as the city’s first public health nurses.

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October 2017
The George Gund Foundation

The sole purpose of the George Gund Foundation is contributing to human well-being and the progress of society.

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September 2017
Hersh Foundation

The Hersh Foundation is a private family foundation located in North Texas.

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August 2017
Michigan Health Endowment Fund
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July 2017
de Beaumont Foundation

The foundation’s mission is grounded in the view that strong public health agencies are essential leaders and partners in their communities, protecting the public from health threats and promoting health with effective policies and programs.

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June 2017
The Boston Foundation
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May 2017
Mat-Su Health Foundation

MSHF concentrates on making systems improvements, filling service gaps, and improving care coordination in three focus areas: Healthy Minds, Healthy Aging, and Healthy Foundations for Families.

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April 2017
John Muir/Mt. Diablo Community Health Fund

The foundation’s mission is to improve the health and well-being of low-income residents who are uninsured or underinsured, have limited access to health care, are most at-risk for poor health, and are most likely to experience health disparities.

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March 2017
Potomac Health Foundation
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February 2017
Healthcare Initiative Foundation

The Healthcare Initiative Foundation supports organizations that offer solutions to improve the quality and delivery of health care for residents of Montgomery County, Maryland.

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January 2017
Cone Health Foundation

Cone Health Foundation was established in 1997 following the merger of two nonprofit hospitals, with the goal of improving community health in greater Greensboro, North Carolina.

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December 2016
Montana Healthcare Foundation
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November 2016
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) believes that every child deserves to reach their full potential. Its work, at its core, is about giving all children and families, regardless of race, ethnicity or income, the opportunity to thrive in school, in work, and in life.

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October 2016
The Greater Clark Foundation

The Greater Clark Foundation was established with proceeds from the sale of Clark Regional Medical Center, founded in 1917, to LifePoint in 2010. The foundation hired its first President and CEO in 2012 and became fully operational in 2013.

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September 2016
Vitalyst Health Foundation

Vitalyst Health Foundation is on a mission to improve the well-being of Arizonans by addressing root causes and broader issues that affect health.

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August 2016
HealthSpark Foundation

HealthSpark Foundation identifies, selects and invests in programs and agencies that will improve the health, welfare and quality of life of the community. It embraces a population health framework to address selected health and human service needs.

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July 2016
The New York State Health Foundation

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) is a private, independent foundation established in 2006 when Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield converted from nonprofit to for-profit ownership.

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June 2016
The Colorado Trust

The Colorado Trust works across the state to end inequalities that affect racially and/or ethnically diverse, low-income, and other vulnerable populations, so that everyone will have fair and equal opportunities to achieve good health.

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May 2016
Paso del Norte Health Foundation

The Paso del Norte Health Foundation envisions a region where all people, regardless of socio-economic status, have the knowledge, resources, and environment they need to live healthy lives. Its role in bringing this vision to fruition is to lead, fund, promote, and leverage opportunities to that end.

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April 2016
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation

Established in 1980, the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation supports Harvard Pilgrim's corporate mission to improve the quality and value of health care for the people and communities in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. The foundation helps build healthy communities by investing in programs that provide access to fresh, healthy food; reducing health disparities; and supporting Harvard Pilgrim employees as they invest their time and foundation funds across the region.

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March 2016
Alliance Healthcare Foundation

Alliance Healthcare Foundation (AHF) works to advance health and wellness for the most vulnerable—the poor, working poor, children, and homeless in San Diego and Imperial counties. In fulfilling this mission, AHF looks for ways to reduce costs, increase capacity, and improve quality in the services and organizations that advance health and wellness.

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February 2016
Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey

The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey is dedicated to carrying out the Jewish imperatives of tzedaka (righteousness; charity) and tikkun olam (repairing the world) through philanthropy. The foundation works to reduce disparities and increase access to quality health care for two target populations: low-income, underserved residents of Newark and the surrounding underserved communities; and the most vulnerable members of the Jewish communities of Essex, Morris, and Union counties. To date, the foundation has awarded more than $120 million to accomplish that goal.

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January 2016
Northwest Health Foundation

Northwest Health Foundation seeks to advance, support, and promote health in Oregon and southwest Washington. By providing grants to initiatives, forming partnerships with health and community leaders, and advocating for policy change, NWHF is furthering its vision of giving every person the opportunity to lead a healthy life.

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December 2015
Episcopal Health Foundation

The Episcopal Health Foundation (EHF) operates as a supporting organization of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas and works to improve the health and well-being of the 10 million people in the 57 counties and 49,000-square mile area of the diocese.

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November 2015
Rasmuson Foundation

Rasmuson Foundation is a catalyst to promote a better life for Alaskans. The foundation pursues its mission through responsive grantmaking, proactive initiatives, and public policy engagement.

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October 2015
Tufts Health Plan Foundation

Tufts Health Plan Foundation was created in 2008 by Tufts Health Plan CEO James Roosevelt Jr., whose long-held desire was to use the assets of the health plan to address longstanding health care issues facing the plan’s service area.

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September 2015
Space Coast Health Foundation

Founded in 2010, the Space Coast Health Foundation works on collaborative projects aimed at meeting the health care needs of Brevard County, Florida residents.

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August 2015
First 5 LA

First 5 LA is a leading early childhood advocate organization created by California voters to invest Proposition 10 tobacco tax revenues in Los Angeles County.

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July 2015
DentaQuest Foundation

DentaQuest Foundation approaches its work with the foundational belief that oral health is a social justice issue, and that everyone should have the same opportunity to live a healthy life.

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June 2015
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation

The mission of BCBSMA Foundation is to expand access to health care for low-income and vulnerable people in the commonwealth.

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May 2015
Baptist Healing Trust

The Baptist Healing Trust mission is the sacred work of fostering healing and wholeness for vulnerable populations through strategic investing, philanthropy, and advocacy.

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April 2015
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation

The foundation was created in 1944 by international business pioneer Conrad N. Hilton, who founded Hilton Hotels and left his fortune to help the world's disadvantaged and vulnerable people.

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March 2015
Empire Health Foundation

Empire Health Foundation (EHF) is a private foundation whose purpose is to transform the foundation’s seven-county service area into Washington state’s healthiest region

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February 2015
St. David's Foundation

Grant funding to more than 60 grant partners in strategic focus areas supports the work of safety net clinics, agencies serving older adults, mental health initiatives, health care workforce development, and healthy living programs.

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January 2015
The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan Foundation supports research and innovative programs to improve the health of Michigan residents.

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December 2014
Aetna Foundation

The Aetna Foundation is dedicated to promoting wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone while supporting the communities it serves.

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October 2014
Consumer Health Foundation

The mission of the Consumer Health Foundation is to advocate for health and racial equity through programs and investments that advance the health and well-being of low-income communities and communities of color.

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September 2014
Missouri Foundation for Health

The foundation identifies and addresses unmet health needs in under-served populations where it can have significant and objectively verifiable impact.

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August 2014
The Hitachi Foundation

The Hitachi Foundation is dedicated to exploring the societal impact and limits of corporate social responsibility by leveraging its unique role in the corporate philanthropy space to forge strategic partnerships and lead national initiatives with other foundations and institutions.

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June 2014
The California Wellness Foundation

The California Wellness Foundation's mission is to improve the health of the people of California by making grants for health promotion, wellness education, and disease prevention.

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August 2013
Margaret Clark Morgan Foundation

The foundation’s mission is to improve the lives of people with serious mental illness by investing in innovative projects in Northeast Ohio that have national transformational impact.

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February 2013
Salem Health & Wellness Foundation

Salem Health & Wellness Foundation’s mission is to invest in sustainable initiatives that promote the overall health of Salem County residents.

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November 2012
The Harvest Foundation

The Harvest Foundation is dedicated to making Martinsville/Henry County the community of choice by enhancing opportunities and quality of life for all its citizens.

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September 2012
REACH Healthcare Foundation

The foundation was formed for the purpose of improving the health of poor and medically underserved people in the Kansas-Missouri bi-state region.

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July 2012

Nemours is an operating foundation that looks beyond the individual level of health care to address health outcomes for all children.

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May 2012
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation

Since its inception, the foundation has supported organizations and leaders working to protect and restore ecosystems for a world where all families can plan for their children and all children to reach their potential.

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March 2012
Kaiser Permanente

Through its Community Health Initiative, Kaiser Permanente works with community-based organizations to design, deliver, and sustain long-term programs in improving the conditions of their neighborhoods, workplaces, and schools so that they promote good health.

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February 2012
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s mission is to improve the health and health care of all Americans.

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