For Immediate Release
SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2018)—Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) announced today The Weingart Foundation (Weingart) recently awarded Partners a $200,000 grant in unrestricted operating support. This two-year grant recognizes Partners’ growth and commitment to high need communities of concern to Weingart.
Given recent changes in the California’s approach to Medicaid by increasing responsibility for long-term services and supports, the Weingart grant is particularly timely as Partners expands its services to Medi-Cal populations through new partnerships and more structured referral criteria. Integration of community solutions to social determinants of health with health care systems is a vital needed change.
Karen Schneider, Partners’ Vice President of Development, reflected, “Weingart’s generous support will help us to continue creating and adapting community-based social service and wellness programs for high-risk populations while leveraging emerging trends in social service and healthcare delivery.”
About Weingart Foundation
Founded in 1951 by Ben and Stella Weingart, the Weingart Foundation is a private, nonprofit grantmaking foundation supporting nonprofit organizations across six Southern California counties including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, and Ventura. Over the past 50 years, the Foundation has granted more than $950 million to support a variety of organizations addressing human service, health and educational needs. With assets over $750 million, the Foundation is proud to serve Southern California.
About Partners in Care Foundation
Partners in Care Foundation (Partners) is a nationally recognized, not-for-profit organization serving communities providing preventative support and social services to adults with complex health issues since 1997. Partners is a family of healthcare innovators collaborating with a wide array of health plans, hospitals and physician networks, community based organizations, and governmental agencies. Based in the Greater Los Angeles area, Partners is accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). Partners is the largest organization of its kind in California. For more information, visit www.picf.org.
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Daylyn W. Presley, MS, IMC
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