The Center for the Arts has been awarded a $287,182 grant by the John R. Oishei Foundation to partially fund the artist-in-residence program and touring artist program for a three-year period at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

A $25,000 grant from the Knox Foundation will fund the remaining portion of artist-in-residence salaries at Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo.

Roswell Park Cancer Institute has provided $137,500 to fund the Artist-in-Residence program for one year.

Today, as part of Kaleida Health, the largest, most comprehensive health care system in the region, the Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo is the Western New York Regional Center for Specialized pediatric and women's health care. It has achieved national recognition and is ranked among the top 20 pediatric hospitals in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. Most recently, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit was renovated and expanded, as was the Emergency Medicine Department, making WCHOB one of the most modern and advanced specialty hospitals of its kind. With an increasing focus on women's medicine and the establishment of the Kaleida Health Breast Care Center, WCHOB has emerged as a regional center of excellence in pediatric and women's medicine.


America's first cancer center founded in 1898 by Dr. Roswell Park. Roswell Park Cancer Institute is the only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Center designation of "comprehensive cancer center" and to serve as a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network.

The campus spans 25 acres in downtown Buffalo and consists of 15 buildings with about one million square feet of space. The Institute built a new medical research complex and renovated existing education and research space to support its future growth and expansion.