58 community organizations receive nearly $6 million in grants from Point32Health Foundation

December 2023|Press releases

December 14, 2023

Multi-year funding supports nonprofits for, by and about communities experiencing inequitable systems.

CANTON, MA – Point32Health Foundation today announced nearly $6 million will go to 58 community organizations across the region to support efforts to improve access to healthy food, advance healthy aging, address behavioral health needs, and promote social and racial justice. Funding will advance policies and practices addressing disparities and creating more inclusive communities.

“Eliminating health inequities cannot be done alone. This work requires broad multi-sector collaboration and cooperation,” said Cain Hayes, president and CEO of Point32Health and a member of the Point32Health Foundation board of directors. “We are committed to helping communities thrive and supporting healthier lives for everyone.”

Grants support general operations, giving nonprofit organizations flexibility in allocating resources, and ideas generated by nonprofits to address specific community needs. These funds will go to organizations in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island.

“Leaning on the leadership, expertise and power present in our communities is essential to creating positive change,” said Nora Moreno Cargie, president of Point32Health Foundation and vice president for corporate citizenship at Point32Health. “These grants offer nonprofit organizations flexibility to implement long-term, sustainable, community-led solutions to eliminate inequalities.”

Grants go to:

Connecticut ($680,000)

Maine ($650,000)

Massachusetts ($2,585,840)

New Hampshire ($435,000)

Rhode Island ($1,608,000)

About Point32Health Foundation
Building on values of service and giving, Point32Health Foundation works with communities to support, advocate and advance healthier lives for everyone. Point32Health Foundation is the result of the combination of Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Foundation and Tufts Health Plan Foundation and advances equity-focused solutions in healthy aging, access to healthy food and behavioral health in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Follow us on Facebook.