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The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

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Last profile update: 06/20/2017
Last grant data update: 03/25/2017

At A Glance

The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

55 E. 59th St., 16th Fl.

New York City, NY United States 10022-1713

URL: www.jhartfound.org

Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

EIN

131667057

BRIDGE Number

0785764196

Background

Established in 1929; incorporated in 1942 in NY - The foundation was established in 1929 by John A. Hartford, who was a chief executive of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company.

Purpose and Activities

The mission of the foundation is to improve the health older Americans. The foundation addresses the unique health needs of the elderly, including long-term care, the use of medication in chronic health problems, increasing the nation's geriatric research and training capability, and improving the integration of financing and care delivery for comprehensive geriatric services.