Hartford Foundation

Hartford Foundation,

fund established (1929) by retail food merchants John A. Hartford (1872–1951) and George L. Hartford (1864–1957) of the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company (A&P) as a philanthropic institution with the general purpose of doing "the greatest good for the greatest number." Incorporated in 1942, the foundation has concentrated on health care issues in general and, since the 1980s, on elder care specifically. The foundation helped bring about the clinical application of several lifesaving devices, particularly in connection with heart and kidney disease treatment. In 1997 its assets exceeded $497 million, and it disbursed approximately $16 million in grants.
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She also organizes workshops and dissemination programs, funded by the Hartford Foundation, to teach junior faculty members and students how to write articles and publish their work.
Hartford Foundation and the Atlantic Philanthropies.
Hartford Foundation Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence at the University of Iowa in Iowa City.
Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing.
This work was supported in part by the John Hartford Foundation, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Endowment in Geriatric Psychiatry, and the National Institutes of Health.
Hartford Foundation with support from the Independence Foundation of Philadelphia, ACES is a collaborative effort between the NLN and Community College of Philadelphia (CCP).
Hartford Foundation, almost one in three (27 percent) of the 1,318 seniors surveyed believed that depression is inevitable as we age.
Hartford Foundation gave that assessment earlier this month when they released the results from a mental health survey of about 1,300 U.
The Fund for Greater Hartford; Travelers Foundation, the charitable arm of Travelers; Beatrice Fox Auerbach Foundation Fund at Hartford Foundation for Public Giving; and United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
Mercy is one of roughly 30 agencies in north-central Connecticut that participated in "Building Evaluation Capacity," an 18-month program the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving offers to its grant recipients.
Hartford Foundation as the 2011 Nurse Leader in Aging at the 2012 Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC) Leadership Conference in Boston.
Hartford Foundation, with additional support from Laerdal Medical, the Independence Foundation, and the Hearst Foundations.
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