Public Policy and Advocacy Strategies
- Funding Health Advocacy
March 1, 2005
Funding Health Advocacy incorporates the essence and richness of the discussion at GIH's November 2004 Issue Dialogue on health advocacy with a background paper previously prepared for the meeting. It focuses on the challenges and opportunities involved with funding advocacy and engaging in public policy work. This Issue Brief complements GIH's ongoing work to support grantmakers in their efforts to fund policy-relevant projects and builds upon GIH's track record of work on grantmakers' strategies for shaping public policy.
- Building Relationships in Health: How Philanthropy and Government Can Work Together
January 22, 2003
Philanthropy and government have many mutual interests. While differences in culture, time frame, and expectations can make building relationships difficult, there are many successful partnerships that together are greater than the sum of their parts. This publication presents what GIH has learned from colleagues in both sectors about the range of options for those interested in collaboration and the lessons they have learned in building those relationships.
January 2003 — 301KB
- Strategies for Shaping Public Policy: A Guide for Health Funders
March 7, 2001
Many foundations have shed away from funding in public policy in part because of confusion over federal tax rules governing lobbying for nonprofit organizations. As a guide to foundations on funding in health policy, this publication is intended to clear up some of the misconceptions and help funders engage in public policy work. It also presents examples of the range of public policy activities now being undertaken by health funders.
January 2000 — 86KB