The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center

The National Academy for State Health Policy’s COVID-19 Action Center offers a wealth of information on how states are tracking and responding to the coronavirus pandemic including COVID-19 data collection by race and ethnicity; updates on state testing capacity, contract tracing programs, stay-at-home orders, and re-openings; and Medicaid and CHIP strategies to protect coverage.

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Funders’ Committee for Civic Participation: 2020 Census Funder Survey Report

The Census Subgroup and Funders Census Initiative have surveyed their funder networks to document how philanthropic institutions and the organizations they support are adjusting their work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bi3 Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care

Integrating Behavioral Health into Primary Care Best Practices and Learnings

A new resource from GIH Funding Partner, bi3, shares best practices and lessons learned from their integrating behavioral health into primary care grant initiative.

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Health Affairs: COVID-19: It’s Time For Foundations To Be The Life-Saving Difference

In this Health Affairs blog post, Elizabeth Ripley shares the strategies Mat-Su Health Foundation is using to support health and human service nonprofits during the coronavirus pandemic, as well as how the foundation is doing its work differently during this “philanthropic emergency.”

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Candid: Directory of Funds for Coronavirus Relief

A significant number of health foundations are contributing to response and recovery funds. Candid is compiling a list of funds specifically established in the wake of Coronavirus. The list focuses on funds hosted at US-based foundations that serve nonprofits, though others outside of this criteria may appear as well.

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GIH Events

Climate Change, Health, and Equity Survey Findings: Gaps, Needs, and Opportunities

This report summarizes the findings of a fall 2019 survey on the landscape of climate change, health, and equity funding and organizational work. The survey’s purpose is to add to the understanding of the resource gaps, needs, and opportunities in this critical and expanding field.

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Psych Hubb: COVID-19 Mental Health Resource Platform

Psych Hubb recently launched a digital platform of free resources to help individuals and providers address mental health needs during the pandemic.

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Blue Shield of California Foundation Commits $6.8 Million to Support Californians Hit Hardest by the COVID-19 Pandemic

Blue Shield of California Foundation today announced $6.8 million in grants to help Californians who, due to economic insecurity, heightened risk of domestic violence, or fear due to immigration status, face the greatest health risks in the COVID-19 pandemic. Included in these grants is also $1M to help launch the California Immigrant Resilience Fund, a…

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NYSHealth Commits $2 Million for COVID-19 Response Efforts

The New York State Health Foundation (NYSHealth) has committed $2 million in funding to support COVID-19 response and relief efforts throughout New York State. Grants will include contributions to numerous regional response funds, as well as support for statewide and local efforts to address emerging health care and public health needs in the wake of the pandemic….

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The Network for Public Health Law: COVID-19: State and Local Government Actions to Address Housing Insecurity

This webinar hosted by the Network for Public Health Law reviewed actions taken by the federal government to prevent foreclosure and by state and local governments to prevent evictions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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