Active Grants

Organization Project Description
Health Policy Associates, Inc. (Isaacs/Jellinek) Assessing the Impact of The John A. Hartford Foundation’s Grantmaking This project will provide the Foundation with an assessment of the outcomes and impact that its last three decades of grantmaking have had…
Grantmakers In Aging Grantmakers In Aging: Core Support Renewal This renewal grant will provide operational support to Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) to increase the impact of aging-related philanthropy…
Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Online Resource for Comparing Evidence-Based Dementia Caregiving Programs This project will improve the lives of families caring for older adults with dementia by developing a web-based resource that helps health…
Santa Fe Group Oral Health for America’s Seniors - Expanding Medicare Older adults often have chronic diseases that may exacerbate oral health conditions, and vice versa. Medicare, however, does not cover…
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Roundtable on Quality Care for People with Advanced Illness In order to improve the care of older adults living with serious illness and at end of life, this project will promote and accelerate…
The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation - Kaiser Health News The Geriatric Care Reporting Project This three-year partnership with Kaiser Health News (KHN), the nation’s leading health policy news service, will establish a top-tier…
Education Development Center National Co-Laboratory to Address Elder Mistreatment A grant to the Education Development Center will convene leading national experts in four states across the country to develop, test and…
Institute for Healthcare Improvement Development of the High-Need, High-Cost Playbook Version 2.0 The John A. Hartford Foundation has continued its partnership with four other foundations—The Commonwealth Fund, the Peterson Center…
American Geriatrics Society Geriatric Orthopedic Hip-Fracture Co-Management Implementation A grant to the American Geriatrics Society will disseminate a geriatrics-orthopedic co-management intervention that improves the experience…
Institute for Healthcare Improvement, The American Hospital Association Age-Friendly Health Systems The John A. Hartford Foundation has partnered with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and the American Hospital…
University of Minnesota, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Increasing Interprofessional Collaboration (IPC) in Clinical Nursing & Health Professions Education This project will help establish geriatric team care in community-based settings and inform the development of interprofessional curricula…
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging, Inc. Building the Capacity of the Aging & Disability Networks to Ensure the Delivery of Quality Integrated Care This grant will support the development of a National Resource Center to provide training and disseminate tools that help community-based…
University of Washington, Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence Building a Collective Strategy to Accelerate Progress in End-of-Life Care Building on two years of exploration with leading experts and funders, this grant will support the spread of six innovative national models…
American Geriatrics Society Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program National Coordinating Center This grant will leverage federal funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to support the development of a…
Columbia University The John A. Hartford Aging Society Index The goal of the grant is to develop an evidence-based composite measure, or ‘index,’ that describes the capacity of countries to…
New York University Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders in Long-Term Care (NICHE-LTC) This grant aims to improve the care of older adults in nursing home, assisted living and post-acute rehabilitation settings through the…
American Geriatrics Society Developing a National Collaborative to Improve Emergency Department Care of Older Adults This two-year foundational grant will create a national Geriatric Emergency Department Collaborative (GEDC) to improve the quality of care…
YMCA of the USA Preventing Diabetes Among Older Adults Adult-onset (or “Type 2”) diabetes is among the most prevalent and fastest growing of chronic diseases. Pre-diabetes, a…
American Geriatrics Society, Inc. Geriatric Orthopedic Hip Fracture Co-Management Planning Grant This planning grant to the American Geriatrics Society will support the development of a viable business strategy and an implementation plan…
American College of Surgeons Geriatric Surgery Verification and Quality Improvement Program The American College of Surgeons (ACS), in partnership with the John A. Hartford Foundation, will conduct a four-year initiative leading to…
Indiana University OPTIMISTIC Resource Center Planning Grant This planning grant will assist in the preparation for dissemination of OPTIMISTIC, a model of care providing medical, transitional, and…
Hebrew SeniorLife, Inc./Harvard University Hospital Elder Life Program (HELP): Taking to Scale This two-year grant will support the dissemination of the evidence-based delirium prevention and management Hospital Elder Life Program…
Harvard University Understanding Health IT-Enabled Performance Improvement for Older Adults Under the leadership of Ashish Jha, MD, a Harvard-based researcher and health policy expert, this project will fill a current gap in…
National Association of Social Workers Gerontological Social Work Supervisors Program A $1,055,297 three-year grant to the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) approved by the John A. Hartford Foundation Board of…
Philanthropy New York The Fund for 2025 The John A. Hartford Foundation Board approved a $200,000 grant to the regional grantmaking association, Philanthropy New York…
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Mobile Acute Care Team Services: Outcomes and Dissemination of Hospital at Home in Fee-for-Service Medicare and Beyond A $1.6 million, four-year grant to augment the federal evaluation of the Hospital at Home health care model and lay the groundwork for…
Gerontological Society of America Study of Family Caregiving and Support Services for Older Adults The John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees approved two grants totaling $530,000 to help support a new Institute of Medicine (IOM)…
Institute of Medicine of the National Academies Study of Family Caregiving and Support Services for Older Adults The John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees approved two grants totaling $530,000 to help support a new Institute of Medicine (IOM)…
Research Foundation for Mental Hygiene, Inc. Health and Aging Policy Fellows Program Partnering with The Atlantic Philanthropies, the Hartford Foundation Board approved a $1.6 million grant to the Health and Aging Policy…
Yale University Improving the Care of Persons with Complex Health Needs: Realigning the Patient, Primary Care, and Specialty Care Relationship Toward Patient-Centered Care Planning Grant Under the new Developing and Disseminating Models of Care portfolio, the Hartford Foundation Board approved a $497,734 planning grant over…
Project HOPE - People-to-People Health Foundation, Inc. Health Affairs Journal: Publish and Disseminate Early Lessons on Innovative Health Care Models for an Aging Population In a move to guide decision-making by health systems leaders and government policy makers, the Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees…
Trustees of Dartmouth College High Cost, High Need: Costs and Fragmentation of Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Diseases In an effort to help policy makers, health systems, philanthropy, and others better understand where to target and how to improve the…
Gerontological Society of America Hartford Change AGEnts Initiative In support of the John A. Hartford Foundation’s new strategic vision to make change in health care practice that improves the health…
Community Catalyst, Inc. Voices for Better Health: Geriatrics Provider Collaboration The John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees awarded a two-year, $584,150 grant to Community Catalyst, Inc., a national leader in…
National Committee for Quality Assurance Quality Measurement to Assess the Performance of Goal Setting and Achievement in the Delivery of Medical and Long-Term Care The John A. Hartford Foundation Board of Trustees approved an 18-month, $415,422 grant to the National Committee for Quality Assurance…
Partners in Care Foundation, Inc. Improving the Health of Older Adults Using Integrated Networks for Medical Care and Social Services The John A. Hartford Foundation Trustees approved a $2,068,500, three-year grant to develop two large-scale, prototype networks that link…
Council on Social Work Education National Center for Gerontological Social Work Education Transition Grant Since 1998, the Hartford Foundation has partnered with the Council of Social Work Education to develop curriculum standards and create a…
University of Colorado Denver Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health The Practice Change Leaders for Aging and Health Program, formerly the Practice Change Fellows program,  will develop a total of 30…
Visiting Nurse Service of New York The Geriatric CHAMP (Curricula for Home Care Advances in Management and Practice) Program as a Framework for Geriatric Home Care Excellence Expansion The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded a grant to the Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY) to improve the health of older adults…
Gerontological Society of America National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence Coordinating Center Renewal For more than 12 years the Hartford Foundation has supported significant faculty development and curricular change in the nation's…
American Federation for Aging Research, Inc. Paul B. Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research Partnership (2007, 2008, 2009 Cohorts) The John A. Hartford Foundation will support the career development of 30 leaders in the field of aging science in conjunction with the…
International Honor Society of Nursing Foundation, Inc. Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy Implementation The John A. Hartford Foundation has made a grant to Sigma Theta Tau, the honor society for nursing, to implement the Geriatric Nursing…
Research Foundation of the City University of New York Evaluating the Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded a grant to support the external evaluation of its Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative…
Johns Hopkins University Enhancing the Quality of Medical Home Services The John A. Hartford Foundation has made a grant to Johns Hopkins University to develop and distribute educational resources and technical…
University of California, San Francisco Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence Renewal The John A. Hartford Foundation renewed its five centers of geriatric nursing excellence to continue their work in strengthening nursing for…
Grantmakers in Aging Core Transitional Support This funding from the Hartford Foundation will help provide stability to Grantmakers in Aging (GIA) during its current period of leadership…
Pennsylvania State University Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence The John A. Hartford Foundation has funded four new Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence to prepare over 500 nursing faculty members with…
Tides Center Eldercare Workforce Alliance The Foundation awarded a grant to The Tides Center to support the Eldercare Workforce Alliance (EWA), a coalition of 25 national…
American Federation for Aging Research, Inc. Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Training National Program Office The Foundation has approved a grant to the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) to develop and manage a new Centers of Excellence…
American College of Cardiology Foundation Development and Dissemination of a Curriculum in Geriatric Cardiology The John A. Hartford Foundation has made a grant to increase the geriatrics expertise of cardiologists through the development and…
University of Colorado Denver Building the Capacity to Disseminate the Care Transitions Intervention on a National Scale The John A. Hartford Foundation has made a grant to the University of Colorado to promote at least 45 adoptions of the Care Transitions…
Paraprofessional Healthcare Institute, Inc. Challenge Grant: Expanding PHI's Work to Improve Care for Elders This challenge grant will provide flexible core support that in concert with other sources of funding targets five key activities that…
American Geriatrics Society, Inc. Geriatrics for Specialty Residents Program Expansion The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded a grant to the American Geriatrics Society to competitively award funding to 75 medical…
Arizona State University Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence In 2007, the John A. Hartford Foundation funded four new Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence to prepare over 500 nursing faculty members…
University of Utah Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence The John A. Hartford Foundation has funded four new Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence to prepare over 500 nursing faculty members with…
University of Colorado Denver The Practive Change Fellows: An Interdisciplinary Leadership Program to Improve Health Care for Older Adults This program will expand the number of health care leaders in medicine, nursing, and social work who can effectively promote high-quality…
Oregon Health & Science University Dissemination of Care Management Plus: Information Technology Tools for the Care of Seniors The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded a grant to Oregon Health & Science University to implement the successfully tested Care…
American Geriatrics Society, Inc. Establishing a Geriatrics Workforce Policy Studies Center to Support Advocacy for Improved Geriatric Health Care The John A. Hartford Foundation has awarded a grant to the American Geriatrics Society to establish a Geriatrics Workforce Policy Studies…