Our mission is to promote wellness, health, and access to high-quality health care for everyone, while supporting the communities we serve.

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Health Care Innovations

To promote promising, patient-centered practices in health care through innovation and technology.

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Health Care Equity

To promote equity in health and health care for chronic conditions and build a more diverse generation of health care professionals.

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Healthy Eating and Active Living

To promote efforts that make nutritious food more affordable and accessible, and increase opportunities to be physically active.

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Latest News

  • Aetna Foundation Awards Nearly $3.5 Million in Regional Grants to Nonprofits Nationwide
    Through its 2013 Regional Grants Program, the Aetna Foundation made grants totaling nearly $3.5 million to nonprofit organizations in communities across America. The grants will help more than 100 local nonprofits create momentum behind healthier lifestyles – through better nutrition and greater physical activity – particularly among those living in underserved communities. Learn more about local nonprofits receiving grants from the Aetna Foundation.
  • Aetna Foundation to Give $4 Million in Grants to Support Digital Health Innovations for Underserved Communities
    The Aetna Foundation today announced more than $1.2 million in grants to support the use of digital health technology, including mobile health or mHealth, among vulnerable and minority populations. The grants are part of a larger $4 million, three-year digital health commitment from the Aetna Foundation for the implementation and evaluation of technology innovations to help address public health concerns. Learn more about the Aetna Foundation’s New Digital Health Initiative.

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Teaching garden

Aetna, Aetna Foundation and the American Heart Association team up to help students learn how to live healthy through hands-on Teaching Gardens

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