Representatives from WITH Foundation, as part of our Digital Health Initiative, attended the 12th Annual Global Body Computing Conference September 28 at USC. The annual event is designed for those seeking modern healthcare solutions and is known for creating and [...]
Back in 2016, The WITH Foundation provided a 2-year grant to the Lurie Center for Autism – Massachusetts General Hospital for a project to advance their Autism Care Collaborative (ACC) to address the healthcare needs of individuals with autism spectrum disorder [...]
A Toolkit for Primary Care of Adults with I/DDBack in 2013, The WITH Foundation provided funding to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center for the creation of an electronic toolkit for primary care of adults with developmental disabilities. The project has been a [...]
#Voices4AllAn increasing number of US households are embracing digital voice assistants such as Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant, Cortana and Siri. This rising prevalence of home-based voice assistants has led some healthcare experts to wonder whether Alexa can go beyond just playing music [...]
Established in 2002, WITH Foundation (formerly known as Special Hope Foundation) is a private foundation. The Foundation’s initial grantmaking benefited the disability community. In 2011, the Foundation began to focus its support on organizations and projects that promote the establishment of comprehensive and accessible health care for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Currently, the Foundation gives out around $750,000 each year and has provided (in total) more than $6.5 million in funding support.
Check out this important convening. Thanks to California Community Foundation, Southern California Grantmakers, the Los Angeles City Department on Disability, and the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Center for Health Equity for partnering with us on this event!
How are you supporting individuals with disabilities in your community? Share your insight with us & learn from other funders, nonprofits & the public sector at the "Disability, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: A Cross-Sectoral Approach" event on Nov 28.
This article discusses the importance of healthcare delivery being accessible for individuals with disabilities. WITH supports non-profit orgs that promote comprehensive and accessible healthcare for adults with developmental disabilities. If your org is working to make a difference on this issue, please consider applying for our open cycle. The LOI submission deadline is December 13, 2018. Learn more at: https://withfoundation.org/current-grant-cycle
Congratulations to WITH's Executive Director, Ryan Easterly, recipient of the World Institute on Disability's 2018 Disability Leadership Award!(Image description, A smiling Ryan Eastery stands supported by crutches on a stage to receive his award.) Way to go Ryan!!