We’re pleased to announce that Dr. Cara V. James, Director of the Office of Minority Health at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will join GIH in March as President and CEO!
In this podcast, Abigail Echo-Hawk discusses some of the innovations being developed in tribal communities, how disruptions to indigenous food systems influence individual health, and the opportunities for philanthropy to partner with tribal communities.
Political elections create both challenges and opportunities for foundations seeking to inform and influence the public policy process. Philanthropic organizations have broad latitude to conduct or sponsor a variety of policyrelated activities, and this flexibility includes the ability to promote civic engagement and encourage informed participation in democratic elections.
Election season presents tremendous opportunities for philanthropic organizations to educate voters and candidates on the issues core to their charitable missions. Through strategies such as civic engagement and public policy advocacy, nonprofit organizations can expand the reach and impact of their activities.
One way to tackle today’s upstream health challenges and create tomorrow’s civically-engaged residents is to make youth part of the solution.
Cambia Health Foundation serves health care consumers and their caregivers across the United States through investments in palliative care program development, workforce capacity, and leadership development.
GIH convened grantmakers to explore innovative ways to use data to advance health equity. Read the actionable guidance for these efforts that emerged from the meeting’s proceedings.
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Making Their Mark provides a holistic view of 14 health conversion foundations that goes beyond data. Based on in-person interviews with foundation staff, trustees, and other stakeholders, it highlights each foundation’s distinct character and priorities. The main report explores the important connection between conversion foundations and the communities they serve, outlines the strategies they use to create impact, and identifies their relative strengths, as well as the challenges they face. The accompanying profiles spotlight each foundation’s history and grantmaking, and introduce the passionate staff and trustees leading the work.
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Health, Housing, Equity, Race and Power Funders Convening will be held on February 25-26, 2020, at The California Endowment in Oakland, California.
Many health care organizations are beginning to screen patients for needs related to the social determinants of health and are seeking to establish referral relationships with community partners in order to address these needs.
Join us to learn how grantmakers can utilize these new tools and resources and discuss the practical strategies philanthropy can use to advance access to palliative care in their states and communities.
The program associate is a professional staff member who will work with members of the program theme to facilitate and support the work of the theme by: assisting in the effective management of theme functions; conducting project and related research; working with key experts, grantees and applicants to develop strategies and action plans to fulfill the theme’s objective; and assisting in designing and implementing new initiatives, evaluating proposals, and monitoring programs and grants.
The California Wellness Foundation seeks an energetic, well-rounded and professional Office Services Coordinator to join our team.
The California Wellness Foundation is seeking an experienced administrative professional to provide executive support to the Vice President of Public Affairs. The Public Affairs department is responsible for the foundation’s communications, community relations and public policy work.
The new CEO will be a values-centered leader with a passion for advancing the health and well-being of rural and underserved populations. They will bring a sophisticated and innovative approach to leveraging philanthropic dollars for greater impact and investment.
With a bold vision of advancing the health and wellbeing of the communities in and surrounding the Colville Reservation, this role will play an integral role in planning and executing a comprehensive expansion and realignment of key primary health care and behavioral and mental health services provided to the 10,000 tribal and non-tribal residents of the region.