Events over the last year put a spotlight on the significant health, economic, and social disparities in our country. In the few days that have elapsed in 2021, that spotlight has focused in on the division our country faces, fueled by mistrust.
In an unprecedented year, the GIH commitment to help funders learn, connect, and grow took new and reimagined shape. Read more and revisit this year’s publications, webinars, and resources in the 2020 GIH Year in Review.
To better understand how philanthropic organizations are supporting work related to trauma and resilience, GIH surveyed its Funding Partners in February 2020. The survey results have been compiled into a summary infographic that details primary focus areas, key strategies, and challenges and opportunities in the field.
Six years ago, Palm Health Foundation made a risky decision. Dissatisfied with the short-term gains of traditional responsive grantmaking, we launched the Healthier Together initiative in an effort to forge a deeper connection to community through the social determinants of health.
COVID-19 has not been an equal opportunity pandemic. It has impacted Latinx, Black, and Indigenous communities; immigrants, older adults, and the uninsured more profoundly than the general population. At the start of the public health crisis and several weeks after, the impact on these communities remained invisible with devastating health consequences.
At The Colorado Health Foundation, we are relentlessly committed to advancing health equity and believe it exists when there are no avoidable, unfair or systemically-caused differences in health status. To live into this, we have implemented principles of diversity, equity and inclusion into our vision and cornerstones, and our daily operations. While we are not experts, we can offer a glimpse of what some of this experimentation looks like in practice in our grantmaking, evaluation, and communications functions.
Stark inequities in oral health care access and outcomes reflect the United States’ deepest societal divides and overarching social justice concerns. Health philanthropy is among the sectors aspiring to accelerate change and drive upstream solutions in a period of increasing vulnerability for communities heavily impacted by the downstream effects of oral health disparities.
The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed and exacerbated existing disparities in vulnerable rural communities, which place the 46 million Americans in rural geographies in a particularly precarious situation. In the spring of 2020, Grantmakers In Health reached out to several funders engaged in this work to better understand their perspectives on rural response and recovery and to share those examples with the broader field to assist funders as they determine future needs and strategies in rural areas.
As the novel coronavirus races across the globe, health funders are urgently preparing for and responding to COVID-19 in the communities they serve. While past public health crises inform COVID-19 response, there is no proven playbook for how health philanthropy should respond to this rapidly evolving threat.
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Join this webinar for an overview of the health coverage status of Latino children and families, including opportunities to support and advocate for this vulnerable population.
The 2021 Grantmakers In Health Annual Conference on Health Philanthropy will be held from Tuesday, June 8 to Thursday, June 10, 2021. The GIH Annual Conference is the best place to meet up with the bright minds, seasoned experts, and innovative practitioners working in health philanthropy today.
We seek a dynamic, entrepreneurial, and experienced development professional with demonstrated success in biomedical research fundraising, including experience working with individual donors and foundations and managing major gifts relationships.
The Mat-Su Health Foundation is hiring an Assistant Controller (AC). Reporting to the CFO, the AC will be responsible for all day-to-day accounting operations including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll.
Seeking a Program and Development Manager to help build and manage the philanthropic, non-dues revenue program for its Education and Research Foundation and support the ACOFP organization to secure increased investment from private, corporate and family foundations and government funding agencies.
The Senior Grant Writer is responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive grant solicitation and grant management initiative. This person will research and discover grant opportunities among private foundations, charitable corporations, and government agencies, and will identify funding sources.
The position’s primary responsibility is for administration of the Fund’s grants management system, an application built on the salesforce.com platform. Candidates for the position should be excited about using technology as a tool to streamline processes and improve organizational performance.