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Blueprint for Philanthropic Census Engagement

The Funders Census Initiative has developed a resource detailing Census Bureau milestones and providing concrete examples of ways funders can engage and invest in census work throughout the decade.

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Funding Opportunities to Reduce Violence

The Alliance for Safety and Justice, a crime prevention and victim support organization, released a report detailing the grant opportunities for community-focused safety and violence prevention as a result of the $1.9 trillion stimulus and COVID-19 relief bill.

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New Competency Model for Foundation Program Officers Released

The Dorothy A. Johnson Center on Philanthropy at Grand Valley State University has released a competency model for foundation program officers.

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Applying Contribution Analysis in Policy and Advocacy settings

The Center for Evaluation Innovation has released a brief by Laura Hopkins summarizing tools and tips for implementing contribution analysis.

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Seeking Affordability and Transparency, Five States Join the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs

Seeking affordability and transparency, five states have been selected to join the Peterson-Milbank Program for Sustainable Health Care Costs. Connecticut, Oregon, Nevada, New Jersey, and Washington will receive technical assistance as they implement statewide health care cost growth targets.

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Equity-Centered Approaches to Maternity Care

People of color, particularly Black and Indigenous women, death from pregnancy-related causes has reached crisis proportions. New research from the Commonwealth Fund evaluates a wide range of community-based approaches could improve maternal health outcomes and patients’ experiences while also potentially reducing costs.

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Journey Toward Racial Equity

The United Philanthropy Forum’s recent report, Journey Toward Racial Equity, examines philanthropy-serving organizations’ (PSOs) current internal work and external programming to advance racial equity.

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New Campaign Seeks to Address Black Communities’ Concerns About COVID-19 Vaccines

Black people are much more likely than other Americans to contract, be hospitalized for, and die from COVID-19. A new campaign, THE CONVERSATION: Between Us, About Us, is aiming to bridge the information gap between Black communities and trusted health experts.

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New Navigator Funding Available

On March 1, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced $2.3 million in additional funding to current Navigator grantees in federally-facilitated marketplace states to support the outreach, education, and enrollment efforts around the 2021 special enrollment period (now through May 15, 2021). The 30 organizations eligible to receive these funds work across 28 states to help consumers access financial assistance through HealthCare.gov, complete their applications, and enroll in coverage through the marketplace, Medicaid, or the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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It’s Up to You

The Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative have launched a new campaign to educate the American public and build confidence around the COVID-19 vaccines.

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