The Nicholson Foundation is announcing that it has determined the timeline for fulfilling its plan to spend down. The Foundation will commit to its last grants through the middle of 2020, see them through over the following year, and close its office at the end of 2021.
The Nicholson Foundation has provided St. Joseph’s Health, a safety net hospital in Paterson, a grant to support the development and implementation of an Innovation Center. Launching April 1, 2019, the Center will bring together staff from across the organization to use the tools of innovation and Human Centered Design to improve patient care and wellness in the community.
An article by NJ Spotlight’s Lilo Stainton details how New Jersey has moved to ease barriers to integrating behavioral and physical healthcare in recent years, spurred on by a number of grants from The Nicholson Foundation. The article notes that The Nicholson Foundation has “prioritized integration efforts to help vulnerable populations” in New Jersey.
With a grant from The Nicholson Foundation, the Foundation for Educational Administration is launching a 15-month Transforming Early Childhood Leadership Institute on March 18. The Institute will provide professional training and support to leadership teams from 51 schools representing 31 districts serving vulnerable children in New Jersey.
The Nicholson Foundation is pleased to announce that it has hired two new employees to senior positions. Kimberly Boller, PhD, joins as the Chief Strategy and Evaluation Officer, and Colette Lamothe-Galette, MPH, joins as a Senior Program Officer.
A grant from The Nicholson Foundation will help Rutgers University fundamentally transform medical and behavioral health education across the University. Students from eight schools that teach emerging health professionals will be trained to work in environments that integrate physical and behavioral healthcare.