The pandemic and ensuing social unrest have led to myriad conversations focused on how to use this moment to create a more equitable health system, rebuild our public health infrastructure, and reimagine police practices. I would encourage us to also consider this moment an opportunity to rethink our educational system, given the strong relationship between education, income, wealth, and health.
The Centene Foundation for Quality Healthcare (St. Louis, MO) awarded a $25,000 grant to Madison County Community Health Centers, Inc. (Alexandria, IN) to support the School-Based Health Clinic
Austin-Bailey Health and Wellness Foundation (Canton, OH) awarded grants totaling $197,490 to 14 organizations that address the health and wellness of local residents.
The Blue Foundation for a Healthy Florida, Inc. (Jacksonville) awarded a $100,000 grant to the Orange County Health Department (Orlando, FL) for a program to educate and link pre-conceptual and pregnant women to local health clinics for oral health services.
Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation (Pittsburgh, PA) made three grants totaling $345,000 to organizations with health and human services programs that benefit residents of West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania.
The Atlantic Philanthropies (New York, NY) awarded a $3.5-million grant to Boston College’s Center for the Study of Home and Community Life (Boston, MA).
The 2009 GIH Annual Meeting on Health Philanthropy Seeing the Future with 20/20 Vision will take place in a fitting location: New Orleans, Louisiana.
Seeing the Future with 20/20 Vision will feature more breakout sessions, site visits, and networking opportunities than ever before.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota Foundation (Eagan) awarded state-based organizations a total of $450,000 in grants under two initiatives focused on improving health in Minnesota – Growing Up Healthy: Kids and Communities and Healthy Together: Creating Community with New Americans.