Annual Report 2016

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Talk to Us Before Applying for a Grant

November 3, 2017

To answer your questions about how we fund, we are hosting an interactive session on the Foundation's grant application process and the impact we want to make with our investments.

During this session, we will talk about our over-arching strategy, with specific information on our Systems and Best Practices and James Roosevelt, Jr., Leadership Fund focus areas. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with our staff and share feedback in smaller groups. Those who have attended previous sessions tell us they also found it helpful to connect with other potential grantees and discuss issues of common interest.

Date: Thursday, November 30, 2017

Time: 2:30 - 4 p.m. (Registration opens at 2 p.m.)

Location: Tufts Health Plan Foundation, 705 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA

Register to attend information session in person. (Recommended)

For those who are unable to attend in person, we are making a simultaneous webinar of the main presentation available.

Register to attend the webinar.

If you have questions you would like us to address, please share them on your registration form.

NOTE: We will host a Policy and Advocacy information session in June.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Wins 2017 Grantmakers In Aging Diversity Award

October 23, 2017

Tufts Health Plan Foundation was awarded the Grantmakers In Aging (GIA) Diversity Award to recognize efforts by the Foundation and its grantees to promote equity and healthy aging. The award was established in 2003 to recognize national, regional, and local individuals, programs, and organizations that embrace diversity as a fundamental element in all levels of their work in aging.

Board Member Jackie Jenkins-Scott accepted the award on behalf of the Foundation and its grantees. She noted, “A key tenant of our work is honoring the community and meeting them where they are. This includes listening, following and doing what is needed to ensure their success.”

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Making Our Communities Great Places to Grow Up and Grow Old

October 1, 2017

This year Tufts Health Plan Foundation took a new approach to the annual report, sharing the voices of the people in community to represent our work for 2016. The audio annual report, Making Our Communities Great Places to Grow Up and Grow Old, released today, highlights collaborations and initiatives supported by the Foundation to advance the age-friendly movement across the region.

As part of its practice, the Foundation collaborates with and engages older adults, civic leaders and nonprofit organizations in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island to support communities that work for people of all ages.

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