Our Funders

The Medicare Rights Center is an independent organization whose work is primarily supported by private foundations and public contracts, the latter in areas where we deliver direct services (e.g., New York State). We also receive unrestricted contributions from corporations and individuals, and we maintain fee-for-service relationships with a number of corporations and nonprofits.

The Medicare Rights Center is grateful to the following foundations for supporting our new projects and ongoing services.

Altman Foundation
Helen Andrus Benedict Foundation
Blum-Kovler Foundation
Commonwealth Fund
Jean and Louis Dreyfus Foundation
Baisley Powell Elebash Fund
Blanche T. Enders Charitable Trust
Ittleson Foundation
Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation
Metzger-Price Fund
New York Community Trust
New York State Health Foundation
Retirement Research Foundation
Rhodebeck Charitable Trust
Robin Hood
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation
Starr Foundation
Ernst C. Stiefel Foundation
Isaac H.Tuttle Fund
United Hospital Fund
Van Ameringen Foundation

Public Contracts, 2009

The Medicare Rights Center also receives support through public contracts with:

New York State Office for the Aging
New York State Department of State
Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services

New York State Senators:
Thomas Duane
Martin Golden
Ruth Hassel-Thompson
Liz Krueger
Andrew Lanza
George Onorato
Eric Schneiderman
Malcolm Smith

New York Assembly Members:
Karim Camara
Jeffrey Dinowitz
Richard Gottfried
George Latimer
Daniel J. O'Donnell
Linda Rosenthal
Sheldon Silver
Mike Spano

New York City Council;

Manhattan Borough President: Scott Stringer

New York City Council Members:
Speaker Christine Quinn
Tony Avella
Gale Brewer
Simcha Felder
Daniel Garodnick
Robert Jackson
Annabel Palma
Helen Sears
Thomas White, Jr.