RRF Foundation for Aging

“U.S. Census Bureau projections foresee the number of people age 65 and older rising dramatically in the next decade. With an aging population, there is a growing need to provide training and self-care relief, sustainable systems, and better resources for the nation’s 53 million unpaid family caregivers currently serving a vital role in our long-term care health system.

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Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust Divests from Tobacco, Commits to Socially Responsible Investing

Recognizing the critical role midwives can play in combatting New Jersey’s maternal mortality crisis, the Burke Foundation and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute are partnering to increase the role of midwives in New Jersey births.

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Burke Foundation and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute Launch the Maternal Infant Health Hub Advisory Board

Recognizing the critical role midwives can play in combatting New Jersey’s maternal mortality crisis, the Burke Foundation and the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute are partnering to increase the role of midwives in New Jersey births.

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Novo Nordisk, Inc.

We are excited about the new direction NNI is taking with our charitable giving strategy, focusing on reducing the burden of chronic disease for vulnerable populations. By committing funding to projects specifically geared toward prevention by way of community-based health education and nutrition equity/food access, we are focused on supporting capacity building of local, on-the-ground organizations to design solutions tailored for the needs of the communities they serve. This in turn is designed to ultimately lead to better health outcomes.

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Impact Investing Opportunities to Advance Water, Health, and Equity

A new report from the Environmental Policy Innovation Center and supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation outlines ways that philanthropy can use strategic investments to help ensure that drinking water is safe for all.

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New Manual Provides Guidance on Civic Health

The Civic Health Alliance, a nonpartisan group of health and civic leaders, published The Civil Health Compact, a new manual for health care systems to advocate voter participation and other civic responsibilities to patients to advance community health outcomes.

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RRF Foundation for Aging Releases Call to Action to Address Older Adult Debt Burden

In a new Call to Action, RRF Foundation for Aging illuminates a problem hidden for too long – older adult debt – and calls on advocates, researchers, service providers, funders and others to get involved with addressing this urgent issue.

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Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts

The opioid crisis is a wide-ranging public health crisis that will require many different approaches and disciplines to effect real change. It will require bringing together and highlighting the intersections of physical and mental health, social determinants of health, and long-standing policies including those on criminal justice and access to treatment. To that end, many health funders can find a role to play that contributes to reducing mortality and increasing well-being, even if they do not consider themselves opioid use disorder funders.

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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding GIH Funding Partner Giving Levels Adjustment

How do you calculate the requested contribution for non-traditional funders, or for funders with no payout requirements such as operating foundations, 501c4 foundations, etc.? GIH has enjoyed excellent relationships and benefitted from the participation of non-traditional funders in our network. In situations where it is difficult to calculate a request based on annual health funding,…

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Task Force Releases Report to Inform White House Conference

Authored by the Task Force on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health, “Ambitious, Actionable Recommendations to End Hunger, Advance Nutrition, and Improve Health in the United States” offers policy recommendations and actions to advance the goals of the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition, and Health to end hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce diet-related diseases in the United States by 2030.

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