GIH Events

2020 Call for GIH Board Nominations

Grantmakers In Health (GIH), an educational organization serving staff, executives, and trustees of foundations and corporate giving programs working in the health field, is seeking nominations for its board of directors for terms beginning in March 2021.   

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GIH Events

GIH Fall 2020 Virtual Convenings

To protect the health and well-being of the GIH community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Grantmakers In Health will convene both the Terrance Keenan Institute for Emerging Leaders in Health Philanthropy and the Fall Forum virtually this year.

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The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center

The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center offers a wealth of information on how states are tracking and responding to the coronavirus pandemic including COVID-19 data collection by race and ethnicity; updates on state testing capacity, contract tracing programs, stay-at-home orders, and re-openings; and Medicaid and CHIP strategies to protect coverage.

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Grants and Programs

Philanthropy @ Work – Grants and Programs – June 2020

The latest on grants and programs from the field.

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COVID-19 Grants and Programs – June 2020

The latest on COVID-19 grants and programs from the field.

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Views from the field by Vinny Demarco

Reflections from 2020 Andy Hyman Award for Advocacy Recipient

My organization, the Maryland Citizens’ Health Initiative (MCHI) Education Fund, has made tremendous progress in expanding access to quality, affordable health care and improving public health. These achievements have only been possible because of our great fortune to work with a bold philanthropic community that is invested in strategic advocacy and public health.

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Views from the field by Peggy Maguire

COVID-19: Why We Need Palliative Care More Than Ever

Peggy Maguire, President, Cambia Health FoundationSenior Vice President, Palliative Care Solutions, Cambia Health Solutions Cambia Health Foundation, the corporate foundation of Cambia Health Solutions, purposefully invests in health care system transformation, making the journey more person-focused and economically sustainable from birth to natural completion of life. Through our signature program, Sojourns®, we invest in palliative…

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Reflections from 2020 Terrance Keenan Leadership Award in Health Philanthropy Recipient

Terrance Keenan believed that people and ideas are the heart of philanthropic leadership. He observed that grantmakers need “an astute sense of what is significant—not only the quality of the ideas underlying the proposal but the quality of the people behind the ideas.” In his view, effective grantmakers “proactively and constantly seek out the best ideas, people, and institutional systems to advance a foundation’s goals.” Terrance Keenan’s beliefs and observations have never been more relevant than today.

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GIH Events

Working Towards a Just and Equitable Future

We are heartbroken and outraged by recent and continuing acts of racism and violence against Black communities and communities of color, and we stand with all who are demanding justice for George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Christian Cooper, Ahmaud Arbery, and other victims of racism and violence.

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