Lessons for Strategic Health Equity Grantmaking
September 23, 2013
Cara Chervin Pearsall,
Grantmakers In Health
Over the past several years, a growing community of funders has begun to identify health equity as a grantmaking priority. No single roadmap exists for doing this work. For some funders, health equity grantmaking focuses on addressing racial and ethnic health disparities by increasing access to high-quality, affordable health care. For others, it entails addressing the root causes of health inequities, such as racism, poverty, and power imbalances. Whatever the approach, funders are beginning to identify a shared set of lessons learned for advancing health equity work.
Issue Focus 9-23-13 (Health Equity Grantmaking)