The Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region has announced Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund Grant program.
Donor Name: Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region
State: New York
Counties: Albany County (NY), Columbia County (NY), Fulton County (NY), Greene County (NY), Montgomery County (NY), Rensselaer County (NY), Saratoga County (NY), Schenectady County (NY), Schoharie County (NY), Washington County (NY)
Type of Grant: Grant
Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 12/31/2021
The Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund envisions healthy individuals, families, and communities with reduced incidence and prevalence of chronic kidney disease and related risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, and hypertension in the Greater Capital Region via:
- Healthy Habits and Lifestyles: such as better nutrition, regular physical activity, tobacco cessation, more sleep, less stress.
- Strengthening Health Equity for the most vulnerable communities, such as Black and Latino/x communities, urban and rural communities via sustainable and functioning food systems, greater access to quality health care that works for all, and secure access to essential community needs (housing, transportation, food, etc.)
Grant Making Priorities
Projects in the Greater Capital Region will be considered for funding with consideration of the three following priorities:
- Treatment- Improved Individual Care and Access
- Maximize Individual Care outside of the dialysis center with technology and other innovative approaches.
- Expand or Improve Access to Home Dialysis
- Primary Prevention- Increase Access to Preventive Services such as:
- Nutrition/Healthy Food
- Physical Activities
- Primary Care and Supportive Services
- Enhanced training to build capacity of providers other stakeholders to properly screen and refer for CKD and related comorbidities
- Secondary Prevention and Management services such as:
- Increased health literacy
- Managed avoidance and mitigation of Chronic Kidney Disease, End Stage Renal Disease, Diabetes, hypertension, and other related co-morbidities
- Universal access for support services i.e. transportation, daycare, case management, technology aimed at keeping people from needing dialysis
- Better management of associated conditions
For more information, visit Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region.