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Greater Rochester Regional Health Information


Last Updated: 2016-07-28

At A Glance

Greater Rochester Regional Health Information

150 State St Ste 400

Corning, NY United States 14830-2535

Telephone: (585) 258-1799


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation

Financial Data

(yr. ended 2014-12-31)

Assets: $238,797,194

Total giving: $7,801,192





Additional Contact Information

Telephone for John Urban: (585) 258-1704


Established in 2005 in NY

Purpose and Activities

Giving to improve the health status of residents of the Rochester, New York, community, including people whose unique healthcare needs have not been met because of race, ethnicity or income.

Program Area(s)

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

Clinical Services for Older Adults

The program supports the implementation of thoughtful, well-planned approaches to meet the health challenges faced by older individuals and their families. The application process comprises a two-stage proposal process. Preliminary proposals will be reviewed by a panel of external reviewers with expertise in geriatrics. The Board of Directors will then invite a limited number of organizations to submit full proposals in May. For more information see web site or contact Barbara J. Zappia, Sr. Prog. Off., e-mail: or tel.: (585) 258-1709.

Community Health Grants

The grants range from $5,000 to $50,000 and are intended to support a variety of short-term, health-benefiting activities or organizations whose primary mission is health services and/or health promotion. For more information see web site or contact: or tel.: (585) 258-1715.

Healthy Hero Award

The award recognizes a student who lives a healthy lifestyle and inspires others to do the same. Nominees must: 1) Be between the ages of 5 and 14 years old; 2) Live in the City of Rochester, N.Y.; 3) Make healthy choices and strive for the 5•2•1•0 guidelines for a healthy lifestyle; and 4) Be an example to other kids. Healthy Hero Kids will be featured on WHAM TV-13, have their stories told on and be invited with their families to participate in all Be A Healthy Hero events.

Fields of Interest

  • Health
  • Human services
Population Groups
  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Children and youth
  • Economically disadvantaged people
  • Ethnic and racial groups
  • Female adults
  • Females
  • Low-income and poor people
  • Male adults
  • Males
  • People of African descent

Financial Data

Year ended 2014-12-31

Assets: $238,797,194 (market value)

Expenditures: $15,308,170

Total giving: $7,801,192

Qualifying distributions: $11,522,407