Reports

Missouri Foundation for Health: May 2024

The Missouri Foundation for Health recently released a series of publications based on the findings of its Missouri Firearms Survey.

In July of 2020, the Foundation worked with partners to conduct a survey of over 1,000 Missouri adults to understand firearm-related beliefs, attitudes, perceptions, and behaviors within the state with the intent of informing stakeholders interested in firearm injury and death prevention. Topics for the reports include firearm suicide beliefs and practices, perceptions and storage practices, background checks, and more.

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Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts: May 2024

The Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts (FORE) released its 2023 annual report, which highlights the progress its grantees have made in addressing the opioid crisis last year.

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Reports

Episcopal Health Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., and St. David’s Foundation (TX): May 2024

Episcopal Health Foundation, Methodist Healthcare Ministries of South Texas, Inc., and St. David’s Foundation sponsored a report from Altarum, Economic Impact of Health Disparities in Texas, finding that Texas is losing over $7 billion annually due to excess medical spending and productivity loss. The report includes economic impact estimates for all 254 counties in Texas and highlights both the human cost and economic burden of health disparities.

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The Commonwealth Fund: May 2024

The Commonwealth Fund recently released its 2024 State Health Disparities Report underscoring the racial and ethnic health disparities that persist across the United States. The report also outlines policy recommendations to make U.S. health care more equitable.

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Exploring the Tides Foundation’s Efforts to Support Civic Engagement and Protect Reproductive Health

Funders can play a major role in promoting a healthy democracy, and increasingly, grantmakers like the Tides Foundation are investing in civic engagement. To learn more about Tides’ work in this area, along with their support of ballot initiatives on reproductive health, Grantmakers In Health’s Miranda Wesley spoke with the Tides Foundation’s Program Officer of Civic Engagement and Democracy, Beth Huang.

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Addressing the Heart of Inequity: Tackling Cardiovascular Disease in Underserved Communities

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death globally and in the United States, with a disproportionate impact on underserved communities. To discuss the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation’s focused strategy on addressing these disparities and driving equitable access to cardiology care, Grantmaker In Health’s Miranda Wesley spoke with the Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation’s Senior Program Director, Adrienne Gonzalez.

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Mid-Iowa Health Foundation

“Utilizing a public health lens, we understand that data is critical to drive decisionmaking. Thus, we seek to invest in data-driven and community-informed initiatives to inform decisionmakers regarding policy and resource investment decisions to positively impact community health.”

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Awards

Philanthropy @ Work – Awards – April 2024

The latest on awards from the field.

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