Community Partners & Funders

Thank you to our past and present funders & community partners!

Network of the National Libraries of Medicine & The All of Us Research Program

The mission of the NNLM is to advance the progress of medicine and improve the public’s health by providing U.S. researchers, health professionals, public health workforce, educators, and the public with equal access to biomedical and health information resources and data. The All of Us Research Program is inviting one million people across the U.S. to help build one of the most diverse health databases in history. Learn more.

New York Foundation for Eldercare

The Foundation supports programs that help those who are beset by health challenges or frailty, whether living in institutions or at home, so as to help make each day of their lives dignified and comfortable. The Foundation also develops programs focused on enhancing community awareness and education related to issues affecting older New Yorkers. And, it continues its longstanding focus on the care and well being of Holocaust survivors. Learn more.

The Completed Life Initiative

The Completed Life

We advocate for a patient’s right to direct their own end-of-life care. Our purpose is to provide increased access to end-of-life care resources, expand Death with Dignity legislative action, and start a national movement prompting people to ask: “what does it mean to live a completed life?” Learn more.

NYCT The New York Community Trust

The New York Community Trust

A public charity, The Trust is a grantmaking foundation dedicated to improving the lives of residents of New York City and its suburbs. We bring together individuals, families, foundations, and businesses to build a better community and support nonprofits that make a difference. We apply knowledge, creativity, and resources to the most challenging issues in an effort to ensure meaningful opportunities and a better quality of life for all New Yorkers, today and tomorrow. Learn more.

Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation

The Charles Lawrence Keith & Clara Miller Foundation

Support for institutions involved in the preservation of human rights and the elimination of human suffering.

Wallerstein Foundation for geriatric life improvement

The Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement

The Wallerstein Foundation for Geriatric Life Improvement is a non-profit, charitable organization incorporated in the State of New Jersey. Its primary mission is to support qualifying not-for-profit organizations that assist elderly individuals to remain healthy, active and engaged and generally to improve their quality of life. Towards this end, the Foundation will make grants that address the unique needs and social and physical challenges facing senior citizens. In some limited circumstances, the Foundation also will support research on geriatric life improvement. Learn more.

open society foundations

The Open Society Foundations

The Open Society Foundations, founded by George Soros, are the world’s largest private funder of independent groups working for justice, democratic governance, and human rights. We provide thousands of grants every year through a network of national and regional foundations and offices, funding a vast array of projects—many of them now shaped by the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.

Community Partners

reimagine end of life

ReImagine End of Life

Reimagine End of Life is a community-wide exploration of death and celebration of life through creativity and conversation. Drawing on the arts, spirituality, healthcare, and design, we spark experiences and festivals that break down taboos and bring diverse communities together in wonder, preparation, and remembrance. Learn more.

End of Life Washington

Since 1988, EOLW has elevated the standards for end-of-life care in Washington and played a crucial role in reforming medical practice for the terminally ill. Our approach of providing direct service, advance planning resources, professional partnerships, community education and advocacy has helped transform patient-centered care. We believe that a peaceful death should be within reach of everyone and that no one should face intolerable suffering at the end of life.

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Death with Dignity–Albany

A Capital Region grassroots interest group whose mission is to provide a forum for education, discussion and advocacy related to Death with Dignity and end-of-life issues. We are an independent, volunteer-run organization, and are partners in the New York Alliance for Medical Aid in Dying.

Learn more.