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Public Policy and Advocacy Strategies

Public policy engagement is a key strategy for ensuring sustainable improvements in population health. As a result, health philanthropy plays a vital and unique role in the public policy process. GIH works to build understanding between health grantmakers and policymakers, and supports grantmakers in their efforts to advance policy change.

Contact Eileen Salinsky for more information about our programming in this area.

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March 2017

A new report by the Alliance for Justice presents case studies that describe how three different groups, with different structures, needs, and pressures, grappled with the decision of establishing a 501 (c) 4. Questions about purpose, scope, funding, perception, timing, and legal compliance are explored.

March 2017

Healthier Colorado argues for the creation of a a national advocacy and movement infrastructure that is focused on the health of Americans. Read their white paper, “The Voice our Health Deserves", to learn more about their vision for developing a focused political apparatus that engages in the full range of legally available political advocacy on behalf of consumer interests in the full range of health public policy issues.

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