Program Areas

  • Palliative Care: The Kornfeld Foundation has a multi-year grant (ending in 2017) with the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. For further information visit
  • Bioethics: In May 2011, The Kornfeld Program in Bioethics and Patient Care at The Greenwall Foundation was discontinued. Since then, bioethics topics have been channeled through the NPCRC research grants.
  • ALS: The Kornfeld Foundation is an original funder and continues to support the annual symposium at the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD. For further information visit
  • Programs for New York City Public Schools: The Kornfeld Foundation supports: 1) arts and literacy education in NYC public schools; and 2) professional development for NYC principals, assistant principals and teachers.
In 2017 the Kornfeld Foundation is accepting grant proposals only from its existing grantees.