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The Milbank Foundation

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

Established in 1995 in NY; converted through an affiliation between the ICD International Center for the Disabled and the New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center Network.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

health care, palliative care

LIMITATIONS

Giving limited to the U.S., with some emphasis on New York, NY.

No support for government agencies.

No grants to individuals, or for general operating funds, annual appeals, dinners or events, capital campaigns, building funds, direct mailings, solicitations, equipment, music, theater, or campaigns. Usually, the foundation does not make multi-year grants.

FINANCIAL DATA

Expenditures: $2,446,540

Total giving: $1,848,200

Qualifying distributions: $2,109,196

Giving activities include:

$1,797,500 for 36 grants (high: $250,000; low: $5,000)

SELECTED GRANTS

Columbia University School of Nursing Amount $45,000

Grants Awarded in Year 2014 Location New York, NY

To support graduate scholarships in palliative and end of life care

 

Harvard Global Equity Initiative $75,000

Category 2014 Location Boston, MA

For pain and palliative care programs

 

University of Vermont College of Medicine $50,00 2014

Location Burlington, VT Toward nursing fellowships in palliative care

 

Yale Cancer Center  $500,000 2014

Location New Haven, CT Toward palliative care services, research, and education

 

Columbia University School of Nursing $45,000 2013

Location New York, NY To support graduate scholarships in palliative and end of life care