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FPHNYC has a profound impact on the health and wellness of 8.8 million New Yorkers. Working in partnership with our city’s Department of Health, widely viewed as one of the most innovative and effective in the country, we advance public health by challenging the status quo and thinking creatively to address old and emerging threats. Read and subscribe to our newsletter to keep up-to-date on our work and positive impact on the health of all New Yorkers.

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Impact starts with you.

Since our founding in 2002, we’ve secured more than $550 million to support over 440 projects that improves the lives of New Yorkers. Thanks to public-private partnerships from philanthropic organizations and individuals, FPHNYC is able to test new, pioneering approaches that transform lives across the city. Watch a short video highlighting FPHNYC’s 20+ years of protecting and improving the health of New York City.

Explore some recent blog posts for examples of our work and impact

Get the Good Stuff

Challenge: Cost is a major barrier to fresh fruit and vegetable consumption among families with low incomes.

Solution: A nutrition incentive program providing not only fresh produce but also frozen, canned, and dried fruits, vegetables, and beans. FPHNYC is managing multiple grants from the United States Department of Agriculture on behalf of the Health Department.

Learn how New Yorkers are getting and eating ‘the Good Stuff’.

Health Justice Network

Challenge: Persons with criminal legal system involvement face barriers in accessing healthcare and social services when re-integrating into the community.

Solution: Recognizing that addressing public health outcomes is an essential part of the creation of a fairer and efficient justice system, FPHNYC secured the support of the Manhattan District Attorney’s office for an innovative pilot program developed by the Health Department: the New York City Health Justice Network (HJN).

Discover how community health workers serve as trusted mentors, peers, and coaches to participants in the HJN.

New York City Teens Connection Program (NYCTC)

Challenge: Many teenagers face limited access to sexual and reproductive health information and resources, leading to higher teen pregnancy rates and an increased demand for informed decision-making among youth.

Solution: A program that unites youth, parents, schools, healthcare clinics, and community groups in addressing vital sexual and reproductive health concerns among teenagers, fostering informed decision-making and empowerment through the supply of essential information and resources.

Explore the real-life influence of NYCTC on New York City’s youth through a personal reflection

Past Impact Reports

2021 Impact Report

Year in Review 2020

May 2020 COVID-19 Response Impact Report