Program Areas

  • ALS: The Kornfeld Foundation is the original funder and has also supported the annual symposium at the Robert Packard Center for ALS Research at Johns Hopkins Medical School, Baltimore, MD. For further information visit
  • Community Service: In 2017, the Kornfeld Foundation added a new program area focused on improving services for immigrant and minority youth who are being marginalized in our current environment.
  • Palliative Care: The Kornfeld Foundation is the original funder and continues to support the National Palliative Care Research Center (NPCRC), Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY. For further information visit
  • Education: Arts education programs for New York City public schools, focusing on classroom residencies for students and professional development for teachers.

** The Kornfeld Foundation is currently reviewing its program areas and priorities, and for the remainder of 2020 we will not be adding any new grantees.