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The John A. Hartford Foundation, Inc.

Manager: Cheryl Mirer
Priority: Open

BACKGROUND

The foundation was established in 1929 by John A. Hartford, who was a chief executive of the Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Company.

FIELDS OF INTEREST

health care, geriatrics, aging, centers/services

LIMITATIONS

Giving on a national basis.

No grants to individuals (including student loans or scholarships), or for annual or capital campaigns, building renovations, equipment, seed money, emergency or endowment funds, or deficit financing.

FINANCIAL DATA

Total giving: $18,253,823

Qualifying distributions: $23,268,232

Giving activities include:

$17,130,348 for 59 grants (high: $3,570,613; low: $306)

$1,123,475 employee matching gifts

$743,683 for 4 foundation-administered programs

SELECTED GRANTS

3,350,428 to American Federation for Aging Research, New York, NY, in 2012. For Centers of Excellence in Geriatric Medicine and Training National Program Office

  • $1,992,999 to Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC, in 2012. For Hartford Geriatric Social Work Faculty Scholars Program and National Network
  • $1,464,106 to American Federation for Aging Research, New York, NY, in 2012. For Paul B. Beeson Career Development Awards in Aging Research Partnership
  • $991,519 to Gerontological Society of America, Washington, DC, in 2012. For Hartford Doctoral Fellows in Geriatric Social Work Program renewal
  • $607,196 to American Geriatrics Society, New York, NY, in 2012. For Geriatrics for Specialists Initiative
  • $257,791 to Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs, New York, NY, in 2012. For geriatric leadership development program
  • $208,569 to Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, in 2012. For Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence renewal