President Biden’s FY24 Budget Proposal for DHHS

On March 9, the White House released President Biden’s FY24 budget proposal, which outlines the Administration’s funding priorities for the upcoming fiscal year. While Congress is likely to make significant changes, the administration’s recommendations provide an important first step in the federal budget process. A summary of budget requests for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services can be found in this Budget in Brief document.

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Welcoming New Colleagues to Grantmakers In Health

Spring in DC means the cherry blossom trees, daffodils, tulips, and other flowers are in bloom. For GIH, this spring also means new relationships are blooming. We have welcomed a few new Funding Partners, and it is my pleasure to announce the addition of three new colleagues at Grantmakers In Health.

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PrEP in Black America: A New Approach to Biomedical HIV Prevention Advocacy

In the U.S., Black communities have been disproportionately impacted by HIV. Between 1981 and 2019, an estimated 2.2 million people have been diagnosed with HIV, an overwhelming number of whom have been Black.

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The Gun Violence Epidemic: Lessons From Newark, New Jersey

The Newark, New Jersey community has made remarkable progress improving community safety and reducing gun violence. This past June, a seminal report, The Future of Public Safety: Exploring the Power and Possibility of Newark’s Reimagined Public Safety Ecosystem, was released by Equal Justice USA, the City of Newark, and the Newark Community Street Team. Researchers utilized community participatory research to assess Newark’s impactful approaches to improving public safety.

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What Can Be Done About Disparities in Birth Outcomes? Follow The BIPOC Leaders

There has long been a movement of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) birth and reproductive justice leaders addressing the impact of racism and oppression on pregnant and birthing people and their families. Their work has galvanized funders and policymakers to focus their efforts on ending the inequities in birth outcomes, opening up a national conversation about advancing community driven solutions to our country’s perinatal health crisis as well as creating opportunity for change within philanthropy.

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RRF Foundation for Aging

“U.S. Census Bureau projections foresee the number of people age 65 and older rising dramatically in the next decade. With an aging population, there is a growing need to provide training and self-care relief, sustainable systems, and better resources for the nation’s 53 million unpaid family caregivers currently serving a vital role in our long-term care health system.

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Philanthropy @ Work – Transitions – January 2023

The latest on transitions from the field.

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Philanthropy @ Work – Awards – January 2023

The latest on awards from the field.

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Requests for Proposals

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation: January 2023

The Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Foundation announced a call for proposals for its two responsive grantmaking programs: Special Initiative and Catalyst Funds.

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