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Annual Report 2019

The report highlights the work of nine grantees in four states. Older people are front and center in these stories The stories show the power of community engagement and the strength of inclusion.

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Healthy Aging Data Reports

Learn about healthy aging in your Massachusetts, New Hampshire or Rhode Island community.

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Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

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Bridging Generation Gaps

Isolation can take its toll on older people—even affecting our health. In Central Falls, R.I., an innovative intergenerational program works to change all that.

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Information Session Set for June 16

Engaging and organizing older people in policy and advocacy is essential to building healthy communities. Join us to understand what we fund.

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Information Session Set for June 16

May 29, 2020

To answer your questions about how we fund, we are hosting an information 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 Policy and Advocacy focus area.

Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Time: 1 - 2 p.m.

Location: Webinar

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

NOTE: We will host webinars for those interested in Collaboration & Community Engagement, Systems & Best Practices and the Momentum Fund later in the year.

Tufts Health Plan Foundation Announces Third Wave of Funding to Address Coronavirus Impact
$170,000 supports 10 community organizations responding to inequities in communities

May 19, 2020

Tufts Health Plan Foundation today announced $170,000 in grants to 10 nonprofit organizations, part of the $1 million it committed to support community efforts addressing coronavirus in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut. In total, 49 organizations on the front lines of the pandemic have received funding.

“The resilience of our communities is inspiring,” said Tom Croswell, Tufts Health Plan president and CEO. “Nonprofits are grappling with a shifting landscape and uncertain timelines, yet they continue to respond to community needs and deliver vital services. We are proud to support such dedicated organizations.”

This funding goes to organizations working to improve access to food and respond to inequities in housing and services. It bolsters collaborative regional responses, particularly in communities reporting the highest rates of COVID-19 infection.

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Five Community Organizations Receive Grants through Tufts Health Plan Employee Groups
Innovative program, now in third year, doubles funding in face of coronavirus

May 4, 2020

Five diverse community organizations will receive grants to help address the COVID-19 pandemic from Tufts Health Plan Foundation through a program engaging Tufts Health Plan employees in grantmaking. The organizations, with missions ranging from serving people experiencing homelessness to supporting veterans and LGBTQ+ youth, will each receive $10,000 in funding.

“While physical distancing is keeping us apart, our employees are still finding ways to show their commitment to community,” said Tufts Health Plan President and CEO Tom Croswell, who also serves on the Tufts Health Plan Foundation board of directors.

These grants were made through a program involving Tufts Health Plan’s five business resource groups (BRGs).

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Announces Second Wave of Funding to Address Coronavirus Impact
Accelerates payments to current grantees to ease financial pressure

April 14, 2020

Tufts Health Plan Foundation announced today it is providing funding to 18 additional nonprofit organizations as part of the $1 million it has committed to support community efforts on behalf of older people affected by the coronavirus. This second wave of funding, totaling $345K, focuses on housing and equity efforts in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and Connecticut.

“We continue to hear from many organizations daily about the emerging challenges and priorities facing our communities as a result of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak,” said Tom Croswell, Tufts Health Plan president and CEO. “The agencies receiving this funding are experiencing an unprecedented demand for services. We are proud to support this work.”

The organizations include housing providers, those working with people experiencing homelessness and immigrant communities, and several serving as hubs for collaborative regional responses.

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Tufts Health Plan Foundation Commitment to Community

April 8, 2020

Joining major philanthropic leaders from across the country and around the world, Tufts Health Plan Foundation has signed a pledge to “act with fierce urgency to support our nonprofit partners as well as the people and communities hit hardest by the impacts of COVID-19.”

The pledge outlines a comprehensive list of commitments to support organizations during this critical time, which include loosening or eliminating restrictions on current grants, contributing to community-based emergency response funds, and engaging with community organizations to generate thoughtful and immediate responses.

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