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The Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund

The Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund

The Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund notice of funding opportunity. Community Foundation for the Greater Capital Region invites applications for for the Hortense and Louis Rubin Community Health Fund.

Through the  Fund the foundation hopes to promote healthy individuals, families, and communities in the Greater Capital Region with a decrease in the incidence and prevalence of chronic kidney disease and related risk factors like obesity, diabetes, and hypertension. It also wants to improve health equity for the most vulnerable communities, such as Black and Latino communities (housing, transportation, food, etc.).

In addition, the goal of the fund committee is to meet people where they are. That includes grantmaking to organizations providing services to members of our community who are afflicted with chronic kidney disease. Applications that focus on home dialysis will be given special consideration.

Organizations can apply for up to $150,000 annually. Organizations may apply for multi-year funding not to exceed three years.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Applicants must be tax-exempt as defined by section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or operate under the fiscal sponsorship of a qualifying nonprofit organization;
  • serve residents and be located within the ten-county Capital Region of New York State, which includes the counties of Albany, Columbia, Fulton, Greene, Montgomery, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, and Washington.
To learn more about the grant opportunity, click here.

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