Unihealth Foundation grantees are more than just healthcare providers and partners – they build healthy communities, train an evolving and diverse workforce, and tackle local healthcare challenges.

UniHealth Grantee Spotlight

Bet Tzedek’s Aging with Dignity Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Bet Tzedek provides free legal services to those who need them most. Their attorneys help people of all communities and generations secure life’s necessities and its core services provide stability and hope. In 2018, UniHealth awarded Bet Tzedek funding to partner with Los Angeles County Harbor-UCLA Medical Center’s Geriatrics Program to provide integrated medical-legal services to hundreds of the county’s most vulnerable seniors. The project addressed issues such as elder abuse, public/disability benefits appeals, caregiving needs, and advance planning. Watch the video to learn more about the success of this project.

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Adventist Health White Memorial
Los Angeles, California

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LA Bioscience Hub
Los Angeles, California

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UniHealth Grantee Spotlight

Bet Tzedek’s Aging with Dignity Medical-Legal Partnership Project

Bet Tzedek provides free legal services to those who need them most. Their attorneys help people of all communities and generations secure life’s necessities and its core services provide stability and hope. It has grown from a small volunteer-run operation to one of the nation’s premier poverty law organizations. Harnessing an award-winning pro bono model, Bet Tzedek has assisted more than 500,000 people since 1974.

In 2018, UniHealth awarded Bet Tzedek $500,000 over 2 years to establish the Aging with Dignity Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) Project, the region’s first senior-focused MLP. Bet Tzedek partnered with Harbor-UCLA Medical Center’s Geriatrics Program and other county hospitals to provide integrated medical-legal services to hundreds of the county’s most vulnerable seniors, addressing common needs such as elder abuse, public/disability benefits appeals, caregiving needs, and advance planning. Please watch this video to learn more about the success of this project.

In 2020 UniHealth Foundation awarded

nearly $13.5 million

 in funding to organizations across California.

Recent Funding

UniHealth Foundation Committee a Third Round of $1 million in Funding to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

We remain committed to being a responsive funder focused on increasing healthcare access to the underserved. We are proud to announce that we have committed $3 million in emergency response funding to the COVID-19 pandemic. These dollars will be distributed through pooled funds and directly to community-based organizations addressing the impact of the pandemic on our most vulnerable.

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For over 20 years, UniHealth Foundation has been deeply committed to supporting nonprofit, community-based hospitals and health organizations in Southern California. Learn more about what we do, why and how we do it, and the team behind our work.

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