AARP Public Policy Institute:The Public Policy Institute (PPI) is the focal point of public policy research, analysis and development at AARP.  The PPI's staff works to design policies that have a significant impact on improving economic security, health care and quality of life. Founded in 1985, PPI publishes staff research and analysis regularly throughout the year and frequently convenes leading policy experts for discussion of key national and state policy issues.

The A.M. McGregor Home: McGregor is a benefactor and charitable provider of housing and related services that meet the highest standards for quality, efficiency, innovation and compassion for seniors in Cleveland and northeastern Ohio.

The Atlantic Philanthropies (USA), Inc.: The Atlantic Philanthropies work globally to identify and support leaders, institutions and organizations dedicated to learning, knowledge building and solving pressing social problems. It has a long-standing interest in aging.

The Atlanta Regional Commission: The Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) is the regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for the 10-county area including Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Douglas, Fayette, Fulton, Gwinnett, Henry and Rockdale counties, as well as the City of Atlanta.  For 60 years, ARC and its predecessor agencies have helped to focus the region's leadership, attention and resources on key issues of regional consequence. ARC is dedicated to unifying the region's collective resources to prepare the metropolitan area for a prosperous future. It does so through professional planning initiatives, the provision of objective information and the involvement of the community in collaborative partnerships. Its mission is to demonstrate professional and forward looking leadership to ensure sustainable growth and competitive advantage by focusing and balancing Environmental Responsibility, Economic Growth, and Social Needs.

The California HealthCare Foundation: The California HealthCare Foundation is an independent philanthropy committed to improving the way health care is delivered and financed in California. By promoting innovations in care and broader access to information, its goal is to ensure that all Californians can get the care they need, when they need it, at a price they can afford. CHCF commissions research and analysis, publishes and disseminates information, convenes meetings of key health care groups and funds development of programs and models aimed at improving health care in California.

The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation: The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation is a charitable organization, which administers funds through four programs - Civil Society, Environment, Flint Area and Pathways Out of Poverty. It also funds exploratory and special projects and is committed to supporting projects that promote a just, equitable and sustainable society. It supports nonprofit programs throughout the United States and, on a limited basis, internationally.

The Cleveland Foundation: The Cleveland Foundation is a community foundation whose mission is to enhance the lives of all residents of greater Cleveland, now and for generations to come, by building community endowment, addressing needs through grant making and providing leadership on key community issues.

The Commonwealth Fund: The Commonwealth Fund is a private foundation that aims to promote a high-performing health care system that achieves better access, improved quality and greater efficiency-particularly for society's most vulnerable individuals, including low-income people, the uninsured, minority Americans, young children and elderly adults.

Commonwealth Corporation of Massachusetts: Commonwealth Corporation is a quasi-public organization responsible for administering and delivering a wide range of public and privately funded initiatives designed to meet the labor needs of businesses; improve current and emerging workers' skills; foster career success through lifelong learning; and retain, sustain, improve and create job-generating businesses.

Daughters of Charity Foundation: The Daughters of Charity Healthcare Foundation of St. Louis supports programs that impact people who are poor and vulnerable in order to improve behaviors, enhance healthy lifestyles and enable individuals and communities to help themselves. The foundation accomplishes this in the St. Louis metropolitan area through programs that primarily focus on dental services, seniors living independently and child abuse and neglect prevention.

Duke Endowment: The Duke Endowment is a private foundation serving the people of North Carolina and South Carolina by supporting selected programs of higher education, health care, children's welfare and spiritual life.

Enterprise Community Partners, Incorporated: Enterprise’s mission is to create opportunity for low- and moderate-income people through fit, affordable housing and diverse, thriving communities.  Central to this mission is Enterprise’s fundamental commitment to give people living in poverty an opportunities to move up and out.  Enterprise believes that these opportunities are best provided in communities with a diverse mix of affordable and market housing options, access to jobs and social supports, and a strong commitment to the environment and civic participation.  

Invacare Corporation: Invacare Corporation is the world's leading manufacturer and distributor in the $8.0 billion worldwide market for medical equipment used in the home. The company designs, manufactures, and distributes an extensive line of health care products for the non-acute care environment, including the home health care, retail, and extended care markets. Invacare sells its products to over 25,000 home health care and medical equipment providers, distributors, and government locations. The company has 5,700 associates and markets its products in 80 countries around the world.

Joan Anne McHugh Memorial Foundation: In February 2005, the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging received funding from the Joan Anne McHugh Memorial Foundation to establish a nursing academy to honor the late Joan McHugh and her commitment to the long-term care field. Although the Foundation no longer exist, we continue to receive support from Joan Anne McHugh’s family, friends and former colleagues.

The Global Policy Initiative: Established in July 2007, the Global Policy Initiative is an international network of public policy researchers and practitioners based in Japan, the United States, and around the world. By focusing on linkages between globalization and public policies and by sharing experiences and insights of experts around the world, GPI promotes active involvement of civil society into public policy formation.

The John A. Hartford Foundation: The John A. Hartford Foundation is a committed champion of health care training, research and service system innovations that will ensure the well-being and vitality of older adults. Its overall goal is to increase the nation's capacity to provide effective, affordable care to its rapidly increasing older population. Today, the foundation is America's leading philanthropy with a sustained interest in aging and health.

The Langeloth Foundation: The Langeloth Foundation's is and organization which purpose is to promote and support effective and creative programs, practices and policies related to healing from illness, accident, physical, social or emotional trauma and to extend the availability of programs that promote healing to underserved populations.

The Foundation is particularly interested in funding programs that address the health of individuals who, because of barriers to accessing care, experience poor and sub-optimal health, including: those with no or severely limited income, cultural differences, lack of English language skills, lack of health insurance or inadequate health insurance, limited access to health care services, mental illness, substance abuse, homelessness, incarceration, and exposure to trauma.

Lutheran Services in America: Lutheran Services in America (LSA) is an alliance of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, The Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod, and their related social ministry organizations. LSA strengthens and adds value to the ministries of its member organizations, facilitates ministries best done together rather than as individual organizations, and enhances the witness of Lutheran social ministry. The national office is located at the Lutheran Center in Baltimore, Maryland.

LSA's more than 300 health and human service organizations provide care in thousands of communities in the United States and the Caribbean. Last year, these organizations served more than 6 million unduplicated clients, meaning that they served one in 50 people in the service territory. Utilizing the skill and dedication of a quarter of a million staff and volunteers, LSA member organizations provide services ranging from health care to disaster response, from services for children and families to care for the elderly, from adoption to advocacy.

McGregor Foundation: The McGregor Foundation, established in 2002 as a private grantmaking foundation, evolved from a history of more than 125 years of providing distinguished care for seniors at the A. M. McGregor Home in East Cleveland and the Amasa Stone House in the Glenville neighborhood of Cleveland. Tootie McGregor Terry founded The A.M. McGregor Home (McGregor) in 1904 in honor of her late husband, Ambrose, as a rest home for "gentlewomen who could no longer care for themselves." Ambrose McGregor, a close associate of John D. Rockefeller, had served as president of Standard Oil of Ohio. In 1999, the McGregor Board of Directors adopted a new strategic direction for the organization to specifically focus on "supporting seniors in need and those who serve them." The McGregor Foundation, with a separate Board and endowment, carries McGregor's mission to all of Cuyahoga County beyond the organization's East Cleveland campus. The McGregor Foundation and The A.M. McGregor Home comprise The A.M. McGregor Group.

The Milbank Memorial Fund: The Milbank Memorial Fund is an endowed operating foundation that works to improve health by helping decision makers in the public and private sectors acquire and use the best available evidence to inform policy for health care and population health.

Murray and Sydell Rosenberg Foundation (Greystone): The Murray and Sydell Rosenberg Foundation is a private foundation that focuses on alleviating the pain and suffering of severely impoverished individuals in many different parts of the world. It currently helps families with the basic necessities of life in the United States, former Soviet Union, South America, Central America, Israel and Africa.

The National Commission for Quality Long-Term Care: The National Commission for Quality Long-Term Care is a non-partisan independent body charged with improving long-term care in America. The appointed commissioners reflect a diversity of experience in government, academia, quality improvement and long-term care. Convened in October 2004, it grew out of an industry-led quality initiative called Quality First, A Covenant for Healthy, Affordable and Ethical Long-Term Care. Funding for the commission's work is provided by the Alliance for Quality Nursing Home Care, the American Health Care Association and the American Association of National Quality Forum; however, it is now an independent commission at the New School.

Retirement Research Foundation: The Retirement Research Foundation (RRF) is the nation's largest private foundation devoted solely to serving the needs of older persons in the United States and enhancing their quality of life. For more than 35 years, RRF has been at the forefront of efforts to meet the ever-changing needs of older persons. It has invested more than $210 million to help build a network of innovative and skilled individuals and institutions committed to addressing aging and retirement issues.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: As the nation's largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to improving the health and health care of all Americans, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, meaningful and timely change. The foundation supports training, education, research (excluding biomedical research) and projects that demonstrate the effective delivery of health care service.

The SCAN Foundation: The SCAN Foundation’s mission is to advance the development of a sustainable continuum of quality care for seniors.  A sustainable continuum of care improves outcomes, reduces the number and duration of acute care episodes, supports patient involvement in decision making, encourages independence, and reduces overall costs.  The SCAN Foundation will achieve this mission by encouraging public policy reform to integrate the financing of acute and long-term care, raise awareness about the need for long-term care reform and work with others to promote the development of coordinated, comprehensive and patient-centric care.

The Sunflower Foundation: The Sunflower Foundation is dedicated to improving the health and well-being of all Kansans through improved access to affordable and quality health care, promotion of healthy lifestyles and prevention efforts. The foundation supports programs that are innovative and have the potential to affect change at a systems level. The Sunflower Foundation funds grantees that will have a positive impact on the health of Kansans.

Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation: The Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation is a private foundation formed in 1982. It is funded exclusively by contributions from Thrivent Financial for Lutherans and its subsidiaries. The Foundation operates exclusively for charitable, educational and religious purposes to help improve the health and vitality of its key communities--the Lutheran community and the Fox Cities in Wisconsin and the Twin Cities in Minnesota.

TSAO Foundation: The TSAO Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for older people by alleviating the hardships of ageing through its community health services; promoting successful ageing; and pioneering new approaches to ageing and eldercare throughout Singapore and the region. It also aims to be a catalyst for constructive change by addressing ageing and eldercare issues at policy level.  The Foundation actively pursues its mission by focusing its work on these three pillars of eldercare: Service, Education and Collaboration.  

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services:

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD): HUD's mission is to increase homeownership, support community development and increase access to affordable housing free from discrimination. To fulfill this mission, HUD embraces high standards of ethics, management and accountability and forges new partnerships-particularly with faith-based and community organizations-that leverage resources and improve its ability to be effective on the community level.

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL): DOL is a widely diverse agency whose activities include law-enforcement programs such as the occupational safety and health and mine safety and health programs, wage standards and child labor programs and programs to protect the pensions of American workers. Other programs include workers compensation and unemployment compensation, job training initiatives and a variety of informational and statistical activities.