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Healing Justice Guidance to Philanthropy During COVID-19, the Uprisings, and Beyond

Funders for Justice Healing Justice Strategy Group members recently released strategic guidance for funders on how to incorporate a healing justice lens into grantmaking.

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Prodding New Thinking and New Action: The Crucial Power of Foundations

It is no longer sufficient to be a “good grantmaker.” More and more foundations are grappling with philanthropy’s defining question: “What will we do to make the world a better place, especially for people who have historically been denied the opportunity to lead full, healthy lives?”

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Learning from New State Initiatives in Financing Long-term services and supports

New Report: Exploring LTSS Social Insurance Strategies in 6 States

The new report characterizes the status of emerging state-based social insurance programs. Using a qualitative, case-study approach, the researchers describe the nature and evolution of the long-term services and supports (LTSS) finance reform(s) taking place in 6 states.

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Updated National Equity Atlas

Using an entirely new content delivery system, the atlas has an enhanced focus on the gaps between growth and equity and is a comprehensive resource for data to track, measure, and make the case for racial equity and inclusive prosperity in America’s regions, and states, and nationwide.

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Quick Poll Results: Provision of General Operating Support to Grantees and Other Nonprofits

GIH’s July 2020 Quick Poll asked foundations about the provision of general operating support to help current grantees and other nonprofits weather the financial impacts of COVID-19.

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Educating Health Care Teams by the Zip Code

In 2016, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, and John A. Hartford Foundation envisioned a national program to support advanced practice nurse faculty members to create sustained and vibrant academic-community partnerships with the goal of improving population health in their own communities and zip codes.

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Investing in Rural Communities to Achieve Health Equity

Some years ago, in reference to Georgia’s economy, the claim was made of the existence of two Georgias: one, the vibrant metropolitan areas of the state; the other, rural Georgia – described as its poor economic cousin. Today, this Two Georgias distinction applies to the growing disparities in health and health care between the metropolitan areas and rural communities, home to nearly 2 million Georgians.

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Lies, Bots, and Coronavirus: Misinformation’s Deadly Impact on Health

We know social media has been awash in lies, rumors, and distortions about COVID-19 and vaccines, among many other subjects. Research has shown that bots, autonomous programs that can spread spam or a virus over a network like the internet, that operate within social media are accelerating the spread of these lies at light speed.

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Transitions

Philanthropy @ Work – Transitions – July 2020

The latest on transitions from the field.

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