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Health Foundation For Western and Central New York


Last Updated: 2016-05-29

At A Glance

Health Foundation For Western and Central New York

(formerly Community Health Foundation of Western & Central New York, Inc.)

Larkin at Exchange, 726 Exchange St., Ste. 518

Buffalo, NY United States 14210-1485

Telephone: (716) 852-3030


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Additional Descriptor

  • Health conversion foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $120,420,190

Total giving: $2,635,730





Additional Contact Information

Syracuse, NY office: 431 E. Fayette St., Ste. 250, Syracuse, NY 13202, tel.: (315) 671-0057, fax: (315) 218-7314


Established in 2001 in NY

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to improving the health and health care of the people and communities of western and central New York. Frail elders and children in communities of poverty are the current priority focus areas.

Program Area(s)

The grantmaker has identified the following area(s) of interest:

Program-Related Investment

The foundation has made a PRI to a health care organization to provide bridge funding for the purchase of a new electronic health record system, and the software, hardware, and training to implement the system. Historically, the foundation has made a PRI, in the form of a low-interest loan, to a community healthcare organization.

Fields of Interest

  • Community health care
  • Foundations
  • Health
Population Groups
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Seniors
  • Community foundations

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $120,420,190 (market value)

Expenditures: $6,782,340

Total giving: $2,635,730

Qualifying distributions: $5,972,960