Ann F. Monroe has served as president of the Health Foundation for Western and Central New York (formerly the Community Health Foundation of Western and Central New York) since it began operation in 2003. Prior to coming to the Foundation, Ann was the director of the quality initiative at the California HealthCare Foundation, an independent philanthropic organization committed to improving California’s health care delivery and financing systems.


Coming full circle

Posted on November 27, 2001 by Ann Monroe, The Philanthropic Initiative

AOL Time Warner has found a new way to help its employees get to know each other better while doing something meaningful: It’s bringing them together in small groups to pool their money—anywhere from $25 each and up—and then give it away. The groups are called giving circles, and in helping to form them, AOL has jumped aboard one of the hottest new trends in philanthropy… Read More

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