This resource book, prepared in celebration of GIH’s 25th anniversary, takes a look at 10 critical health issues, considering both changes in the health sector and in health policy over 25 years and the work of health foundations in addressing these challenges.
This report features plenary speeches delivered at Grantmakers In Health’s 2006 Annual Meeting on Health Philanthropy, From the Ground Up: Improving Community Health, Inspiring Community Action. The meeting explored how grantmakers are meeting the challenges of creating healthy, vibrant communities. These remarks inspired attendees and served as a catalyst for engaging and informative dialogue throughout the meeting.
Given the amount of public expenditures devoted to health and concerns about the impact of changes in public policy on the nation’s most vulnerable residents, health grantmakers need to understand existing state and federal policies affecting revenues and expenditures and the implications of any changes on the table. They can also play an important role in the development and implementation of these policies. This portfolio, prepared for GIH’s 2004 Fall Forum, provides information and resources to help grantmakers understand the connections between health and fiscal policy.
This compilation of speeches from GIH’s 2004 annual meeting includes remarks from King Davis, Harvey Fineberg, David Gould, Pedro Greer, Lauren LeRoy, Mary Story, Jerome Williams, and Margo Wootan.
This resource portfolio on racial and ethnic health disparities contains two-page articles on the following topics: poverty, racism, environmental health, access, healthy behaviors, mental health, workforce diversity, cultural competency, men, women, children, and aging populations. It also includes a resource list of organizations working on health disparities, key Web sites, and articles.
This resource portfolio provides profiles on each of the nation’s leading health indicators, as well as an overview highlighting GIH resources on this topic.