The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award

The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award

The John A. Hartford Foundation Business Innovation Award highlights the successes of community-based organizations (CBOs) that are partnering and contracting with health care entities, such as hospitals and health plans, with the goal of spurring the replication of these partnerships nationwide.

Each year the award recognizes CBO-health care partnerships that are improving health outcomes and/or quality of life for older adults and/or persons with disabilities. Award recipients demonstrate the pursuit of bold, transformative initiatives designed to integrate health care and long-term services and supports and increase the sustainability. The award is sponsored by the Aging and Disability Business Institute, which is administered by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a).

This year we especially invite applicants to highlight innovations related to health care contracting and COVID-19 response or those addressing issues of health equity or health disparities in the context of health care contracts. Learn more about past winners.

Eligibility

Nominations from a broad array of community-based aging and disability organizations are encouraged. Eligible recipients include, but are not limited to, Area Agencies on Aging, Centers for Independent Living, faith-based organizations, and other nonprofit or government-based community-based aging and disability services providers.

Nomination Process

To nominate an entity for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award, please complete the nomination form in its entirety. Incomplete forms will not be considered. Organizations are permitted to nominate themselves. If you have any questions, please email the Aging and Disability Business Institute at businessinstitute@n4a.org.

The nomination deadline is Friday, July 31, 2020.

Selection of Recipient(s)

Award winners will be chosen by a review committee consisting of representatives from the Aging and Disability Business Institute, foundations, health care entities and CBOs. The review committee will select one winner and up to two runners-up.

Award recipients will be announced and recognized at n4a’s 45th Annual Conference, which will be virtual, September 21-24.  All awardees will receive a plaque with the first-place winner receiving a monetary award of $5,000.

Nomination Form

Nominations for The John A. Hartford Foundation 2020 Business Innovation Award are now closed. Thank you for your submissions.

About the Aging and Disability Business Institute

Led by the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) in partnership with the most experienced and respected organizations in the Aging and Disability Networks, the mission of the Aging and Disability Business Institute is to build and strengthen partnerships between aging and disability CBOs and the health care system. The Aging and Disability Business Institute provides CBOs with the tools and resources to successfully adapt to a changing health care environment, enhance their organizational capacity and capitalize on emerging opportunities to diversify funding.

About the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a)

The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a) is a 501(c)(3) membership association representing America’s national network of 622 Area Agencies on Aging (AAAs) and providing a voice in the nation’s capital for the more than 250 Title VI Native American aging programs. Learn more by visiting n4a.org and following @n4aAction on Facebook and Twitter.

About The John A. Hartford Foundation

The John A. Hartford Foundation is a national philanthropy dedicated to improving the care of older adults. For more information, visit johnahartford.org and follow @johnahartford on Facebook and Twitter.