Welcome to the Foundation

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation seeks to assist Greater Cleveland's organizations and leaders to improve the health and well-being of the Jewish and general communities now and for generations to come.



Questions? Contact Daniel Cohn, Vice President, Strategy, if you have additional questions about what we fund or how to apply.

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The Mt. Sinai Foundation is Expanding

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation is seeking a dynamic, passionate, and highly collaborative program officer, responsible for assisting Greater Cleveland’s organizations in improving community health.

Program officers are part of an interdependent professional team responsible for implementing the Foundation’s grant-making mission. The program officer will work with other Foundation staff and multiple stakeholders across sectors in devising and executing plans for strategic investments that improve health, particularly for underserved or marginalized populations.

Strong candidates will possess familiarity with best practices in community health improvement; the ability to bring together diverse stakeholders, form trusting partnerships, and work toward common goals; experience leading or managing externally facing initiatives; and a commitment to primary prevention and early intervention. Evidence of outstanding analytical and communication skills is required. Only those candidates with a deep interest in contributing to the betterment of the Greater Cleveland community will be considered.

The full job description can be accessed here.


Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition announces inaugural Steering Committee

During the Lead Safe Home Summit (June 21, 2019), Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation President Mitchell Balk announced the creation of the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition Steering Committee.

“The appointment of Steering Committee members marks an important milestone for the Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition,” said Balk, who also chairs the Coalition’s Governance Committee. “This group brings to the table a remarkable depth and breadth of leadership, a diversity of lived experiences, and the critical perspectives necessary to address lead poisoning in our community.”

Read the Press Release here (PDF)

Steering Committee Announcement


Mt. Sinai, Partners, announce Lead Safe Cleveland Coalition

Click the video below to listen to Mitchell Balk’s announcement at January 22, 2019, press conference in the rotunda of Cleveland City Hall.