Black Americans Are Getting Vaccinated at Lower Rates Than White Americans

A new KHN analysis finds that in the 16 states that have released data by race, white residents are being vaccinated at significantly higher rates than Black residents.

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Survey: Attitudes, Views and Values around Health, Equity and Race Amid COVID-19

Health, Equity, and Race during COVID-19

New findings from a national, ongoing poll show that the pandemic has not demonstrably shifted views on the connection between race and health among those most affected by COVID-19, despite communities of color and those with lower incomes being hit the hardest.

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Dental Therapy Toolkit

W.K. Kellogg Foundation has released a new toolkit for advocates and partners that spotlights the work of dental therapists and emphasizes how they promote economic development through job creation and business growth, expand the dental care team, and increase access to care for communities across the United States. The toolkit contains helpful fact sheets; an updated timeline; useful one-pagers on why dental therapy matters; messages that frame how dental therapists are cost-effective providers that are making a lasting difference in communities; and a suite of spotlights that feature several practicing, community dental therapists and elevate how they are reaching underserved communities, providing cost-effective care and increasing access through innovation.

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The Language of Vaccine Acceptance

The de Beaumont Foundation has released the findings of a new nationwide poll conducted Dec. 21-22 by the Foundation and pollster Frank Luntz in partnership with the American Public Health Association, the National Collaborative for Health Equity, and Resolve to Save Lives, an Initiative of Vital Strategies.

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Transitions

Philanthropy @ Work – Transitions – January 2021

The latest on transitions from the field.

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Requests for Proposals

Cigna Foundation RFP: January 2021

The Cigna Foundation announced the open call for applications for its Healthier Kids For Our Future® grant program, part of a five-year, $25 million global initiative focused on improving the health and well-being of children.

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Reports

RCHN Community Health Foundation: January 2021

In a new analysis, researchers estimate that nearly half of all patients served by community health centers qualify for phase one COVID-19 immunizations, following health care workers, residents of long-term care facilities and other essential workers, under priority guidelines established by the CDC.

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Reports

Montana Healthcare Foundation: January 2021

A new report highlighting the current and anticipated impacts of climate change on all Montanans’ health. The report provides recommendations for how to address and prepare for climate change impacts.

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Reports

AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation: January 2021

The Special Report reflects on its 10-year journey to help improve heart health in diverse populations – where it has been, the impact, the perspectives of its Grant Awardees and Trustees and all who collaborated to address a leading cause of death in this nation.

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Grants and Programs

Philanthropy @ Work – Grants and Programs – January 2021

The latest on grants and programs from the field.

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