This timely conversation dives into the current mental health landscape; highlights cost-effective, prevention-oriented programs; and shares insights on the future of mental health and roles for health funders.
Gun violence is a public health crisis in the United States, with approximately 120,000 Americans injured or killed by guns each year. GIH surveyed our Funding Partners in September 2020 to explore investments in gun violence prevention. The survey results have been compiled into a one-page summary infographic.
Philanthropic investments in health equity are growing in response to increased national attention. In an effort to document and learn from this moment, GIH surveyed its Funding Partners at the end of 2020 to identify whether and how foundations altered their health equity programming and pivoted internally to foster more diverse and inclusive environments.
The Episcopal Health Foundation recently released the latest Texas Health Policy Poll Report, a statewide public opinion survey that gathers Texans’ opinions on a variety of important state health policy issues. Our objective is to use the poll findings to inform the discussion on state health policy priorities.
Just as health disparities disadvantage people of color and those of less financial means or educational attainment, so does data inaccessibility. Launched in 2018, the City Health Dashboard addresses the problem of data inaccessibility for cities and communities.
It is undeniable that violence, threats of violence, and discrimination contribute to toxic stress and social isolation on a community level—and these factors are connected to negative health outcomes.
Climate change is one of the biggest health and equity issues of our time. The scale of climate change can be daunting, and some may think of the issue as the sole responsibility of federal, state, local, and tribal governments—however, philanthropy has an essential role to play.
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.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the National Rural Health Association, Grantmakers In Health, and the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, are pleased to announce the 2021 Public-Private Collaborations in Rural Health virtual meeting on June 3 and 4, 2021.
Reporting to the President & CEO as a senior member of the Executive Council with management responsibility for the Directors leading WKKF’s place-based work, the Vice President for Place-Based Programs leads, designs and implements strategic programming efforts to improve the lives of vulnerable children and families in the foundation’s priority places.
We are looking for Director of Grantmaking to build and execute programs that advance health equity while collaborating with a diverse range of individuals and communities. The successful candidate will support strategies to advance the foundation’s strategic plan. The Connecticut Health Foundation is committed to being an equal employment opportunity employer. Key Responsibilities: Identify and…
We are seeking a Program Officer who will serve as a primary grant making professional within the St .Joseph Community Partnerships Fund (Fund). The Program Officer works closely with community organizations, local leaders, health officials and other funders to determine local needs and opportunities for grant making and investments aligned with the Fund’s priority areas….
The Program Officer assists in developing, managing, and evaluating a portfolio of grants and initiatives. The focus of the Program Officer’s work is to seek out investment opportunities that align with Episcopal Health Foundation’s (EHF) goals, outcomes, and strategies.
The program assistant supports the program team comprised of a program director and program officer by providing general administrative support, grants management, program data collection, scheduling meetings and grantee communications, coordinating travel and event logistics, and general project management.